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Printer skipping lines

I installed a new ink cartridge and now my printer is skipping lines

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Your color laserjet probably just needs to be recalibrated. Please go the menu and find the Calibration option. check your manual for exact location. If the lines that are skipping are in the color that you just replaced, try another toner, as you may have a bad one

Posted on Jun 18, 2009

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SOURCE: my canon i560s printer....i just installed a new

It means the printhead is partially blocked, the best thing is a new printhead. Around $50.00

Posted on Oct 02, 2009

Testimonial: "thanks for the great quick response....i'll try removing and soaking the printhead before i go buy a new one....thanks again!!!"

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