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Printer is refusing to print colour, with full colour ink tank.

The colour and black ink tanks are both full (brand new) and when the printer prints, it ignores the colour except for a faint green and yellow tinge.
Also, everything printed has white lines through it.

When I used the Nozzle Check function, it printed out the test sheet with only faint black, none of the colours came out.

The printer is only four years old, and a Canon model.

Is there any way I can fix it without having to pay a professional? I have tried all the maintinence functions under the printer preferences.

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Have you checked the ink levels in your cartridges? Ink can dry due to usage and also due to prolonged non usage.

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