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Black Smudges of the First Copy. Canon pixma ip 3000.

I have to throw away the first page of every print job and re-do it. Why? because there are black ink smudges on the paper.I've tred all the "clean", "deep clean" and "bottom plate clean",still having the problem.
I'm sure there is an easy solution,BTW I have replaced the print head and I only use Canon Ink Cartridges.$25 a pop.

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Re: Black Smudges of the First Copy. Canon pixma ip 3000.

Try cleaning all the runners that the paper uses on the printer. Clean the dabbing pads inside the printer too.

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