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Pixma iP4000 problem

After filling my ink tanks, the printer refuses to use magenta ink. All color photos are printed in shades of green.

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Re: pixma iP4000 problem

The printhead is shot. I've replaced my printhead twice on my pixma ip6000D in just over two years.

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