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No black printing

Does not print colour black

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: printing

Likely your purge unit needs cleaning...

Make sure by printing out a test page from printer (not from computer).

If test page is good, you have a software issue. If test page is bad, you need to clean your head and/or purge unit.

Posted on Dec 30, 2007

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SOURCE: Canon Printer won't print black ink.

Hi , printer need head cleaning until the black ink visible and dark black appear. Replace also the retaining tank with absorbent pudding.

Posted on May 09, 2008

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SOURCE: My i550 Canon Printer will not print colour, black

My i550 Canon Printer will not print colour, black only. Colour cart. are full. Computer checked out OK. Driver is OK. All 3 colours stopped printing at the same time. linda gal16

Posted on Jul 08, 2009

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SOURCE: All colours and black print faded. Black is a

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Assuming that you are using original Canon cartridges or a brand of Compatibles that you have used before.

If print results are blurred, colors are faded or not printed correctly, the pint head nozzles are probably clogged.

Follow the procedure below to print the nozzle check pattern, check the print head nozzle condition, then clean the Print Head. You may have to do this 2 or 3 times.

If printed ruled lines are misaligned or print results are otherwise unsatisfactory, aligning the Print Head may improve print quality.

Caution Do not rinse or wipe the Print Head and ink tanks. This can cause trouble with the Print Head and ink
tanks.

Note Before performing maintenance
Open the Top Cover and make sure that all lamps on the ink tanks are lit red.
If not, see Checking the Ink Status and take an appropriate action.
Increasing the print quality in the printer driver settings may improve the print result.

Posted on Sep 30, 2009

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SOURCE: Lines running horizontally across the printed colour page

Checked ink cartridge's, two had dried out, still had ink in them but the exit apertures were blocked.
So new set of ink cartridges and problem fixed.
Thank you
Jim

Posted on Feb 06, 2010

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