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The black ink head does not print . I have run a print check as well as cleaned the head and during the test print the black ink prints however when I attempt to print a document it will not print in black. The head will print if I change the font color to gray.

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You've contaminated the head by not fitting the cartridge in right. It flooded the head and now will skew any settings that you do.
The following is unorthodox but I do have 3 i850 Canons so I know that it works:
1. Snap all the cartridges out and lay them out on newspapers on their sides
2. Snap the print head out by lifting the lever on the side of the carriage.
3. Place the print head under a faucet directing the water at those areas covered by the cartridges
4. Shake the cartridge periodically as you rinse until the water runs clear out of the print head screen on the bottom.
5. After it seems clean centrifically shake the cartridge in a downward manner until no more water runs out.
6. Snap the print head back in and put all the cartridges back in their proper place; make sure that they snap in completely.
7. Print out some blocks of Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Black in an illustrator program untile they seem accurate.

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