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Doesn't print correctly

I've cleaned the heads, & checked the nozzles-according to the instructions, & it still prints in faded colors, w/ "spots" on the page & on the edges of the page. We've replaced ALL new ink cartridges & the problem is still there, it was there before we changed the ink also. Does anyone know where to buy a new CX5400, I don't want to waste the $70.00 I've spent on ink for this?

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    Nozzel check the colors are blured not the nice lines. I have cleaned head and replaced ink. Canon mp 390

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Print a page of solid colour..but donot print the entired page..maybe a third without wasting ink.
these printers are pigs when it comes to their printerhead

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