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Epson cx5400 problems

I've owned a CX5400 for a couple of years. After about 4 weeks the scanner ceased to work but I've continued to use the printer function. Until now. I've just changed three of the ink cartridges, now they're all pretty full according to  the printer utility (I have a mac) but now there's virtually nothing on the page when I try to print out. I've cleaned the nozzle etc. countless times. Any assistance greatly appreciated.

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  • aak956 Dec 05, 2007

    Epson CX5400 is only printing in one color (blue). Just recently changed with new genuine epson cartridges.

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Sound like print head is you problem, are you using epson gen inks? ussally heads clog due to dodgy inks running  threw machine, If it isn't under warranty replace with new

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