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I have a dell printer A960 I refilled color cartridge and have not used it for about 2 months and now it only prints in red what can I do

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  • Ramel Mayormita May 11, 2010

    do you just refilled it or you replace it with a new one??

  • prunierdave May 11, 2010

    Did you clean the copper leads on the ink cartridge?

    Try that it worked for me

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The print heads on your ink cartridges have dried up. Ink printers need to print in black and white and color once a week. Doing this will extend the usable life of your cartridge because the ink will not dry on the print head and clog it. You can try and get the ink flowing yourself by resting the print head on a warm moist paper towel until you see ink on the towel (ink stains most surfaces so be careful where you do this). To check your progress, press the print head into a dry paper towel. You should see three entire distinct colors for the color cartridge and one black line for the black cartridge. If you can't get it flowing again you will need to buy new cartridges. You can get Dell refills from Cartridge World if you would like to save some money.

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