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Why won't a new tri-color cartridge print red?

Just replaced a tri-color cartridge, tried to print a pix of something red, [strawberry] it printed yellow. I agitated the cartridge- by turning it over and basically rolling it around in my hand beefore I took off the protective covering, installed it, printed test page, but still no red. What can I do?

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Tri color cartridge contains Cyan,Magenta & Yellow color inks, mono cartridge contain black ink, combination/mixing with these inks desired color out put will prints on paper.. If any one or more inks are missing/dried, result mis matched print outs on paper.
In your case I feel it's Magenta ink is not firing..,nozzles may clogged, try to clean the nozzles with solvents & try it...If no result ,. replace the color cartridge..

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