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Printing in black "fuzzy"

When printing in black the clarity of words and graphics has all of a sudden have become a bit fuzzy - faint additional lines here and there from the areas of print. I have tried the cleaning steps and actually cleaning the print cartridge area as well. I am only using canon ink and the ususal decent quality every day paper. Color seems to be OK.

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Have you replaced the ink art with a new one?
if you have time to replace the print head.

Posted on Dec 13, 2007

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