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Cannot clean heads

When I turn on my printer an ! comes up and continually says cannot clean heads, printer error, refer to maintenance manual. Not much help there. It did say there may be a DCP mechanical problem, what problem and can I get it fixed.

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Re: Cannot clean heads

The printhead is broken. This is the former error 41. You need a new printhead which is very costly. Better buy a new dcp printer and do NOT use thrid party carts. (Refill with dye ink only).

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Unplug the printer from power cord.Press and hold the "menu" button, then plug the device.You'll see on the LCD screen a "machine error" code.If this code is 40,41,49 or 4F the print head is defective.If the
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1 . Press (MENU) (MONO START) then (^) OR <the up arrow> four times, the Photo Capture and Red Exclamation Lights will then flash.

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