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My Brother MFC 210 C printer will not print in yellow.

I used the cleaning mode, tried another cartridge and finally tried a brand new cartridge. Still no yellow. The print test page shows all the other colors printing OK.

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    Have you tried uninstalling and then reinstalling the printer with your installation disk?

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I cannot print the documents that i want ,,the printer cannot recieved the documents but it can copy.

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