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I have black smudges on my printouts. I using

I have black smudges on my printouts. I'm using Epson Stylus CX5000 Printer. The color cartridges aren't smudging. Just the black. I've cleaned it several times and it's making the smudging worse.

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This may be the cartridge itself, take the black ink cartridge out and check the head on it (the part that points in to the printer, usually down) and see if it is dirty or has ink smudges on it.

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