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Epson 9600 magenta won't print - have new cap assembly installed

Can't get the magenta (ultrachrome ink) to print at all. Cleaned many, many, many times. Flooded the cap assembly - didn't work. Ink is being pumped through the line. Magenta Ink doesn't seem to come out of the print head at all - all other colors test print great.. How can you tell if your print head is bad?

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  • lisak407 Apr 23, 2009

    Thanks for the imput. I did try several mag. cartridges and the ink seems to be pulling but not dropping from the print head. Do you know much about how a print head works? I know there is a damper part (i call is a bladder) before it goes to the printhead. It doesn't seem to be clogged but was wondering if there is a electronic with this damper of just a storage device. Those can be replaced very cheaply. Printhead seems to run 350.00-500.00.
    suggestions?

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The ink should come out of the cart. if not the cart is the problem at this point try anothere magenta if that does not shore it up then you need to then start looking at the print head where it goes it itself now the store you bought the ink from will give you a replacement no questions asked sometimes even if you dont got the reciept. Try those steps you be glad you did.

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