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I have an 8-year old Canon i9100, and have just installed my third brand new Print Head. It worked fine for one month, then the black started fading and then just stopped printing. All the other colors are fine. I've cleaned and deep cleaned about 1000 times, soaked the head overnight, and put drops of ammonia on the purge block for overnight soaking, and reset the eprom. I'm told it's not the print head, as there is no print head error. Any ideas?

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    LoNicot Jun 29, 2009

    Does anyone have the part number for the purge assembly? For a Canon i9100?

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It is probably a bad purge assembly, when it doesn't clean or prime the printhead properly you have the problems you are describing. There are 2 sections in the purge assembly, one cleans color and the other cleans the black. Sounds like the black pump is worn out. The part runs around $30.00

Posted on Jun 29, 2009

  • Craig Gillette
    Craig Gillette Jun 30, 2009

    The purge assembly is Part # QG4-0204-000

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