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Canon all in one printer refill ink cartridges

I purchased jet tec refill kits for black and colour for my canon printer. I refilled the ink cartridges according to their instructions, however, only the pink and sometimes yellow ink works. I got no black or cyan. I called canon and they tell me that I have to purchase brand new ink cartridges, their ink cartridges are none refillable. I called Jet tec and they tell me to soak my cartridges with the cleaning solution and then if that doesn't work to reset my printer. I've tried all this and nothing seems to be working. Do you have any suggestions?

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I have just filled my mx 310 with the jet tec refills as instructed....but do not insert the rubber bungs...instead put some celotape over the filling holes... then with a needle...pierce the celotape where the hole is( pin *****).... this set up is now able to breathe as originally designrd. Mine prints fine now this has been done (trial and error), but i might try better quality ink next fill. Its also wise to use glossy paper 230gsm or over for good results.
GOOD LUCK.

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