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Canon i80 - printing problem

The color cartridge prints well but the black cartridge printing is intermittent. It is not cartridge related, as I have replaced the cartridge on a couple of occasions, so must be the print mechanism but I have not solved the problem.
The black does not print horizontally in some areas of the sheet. It is always the same areas that do not print making the text is unreadable.
If I print a photo, as expected, areas where black should be printed are missing.

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  • Ralph Laing Jan 05, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem and tried the same things to solve it without success. Is there anyone in Cape Twon, South Africa who can sort this out?

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Hi i am a certified Canon repair tech for this printer. most likely what you have is a clogged printhead. since there is no way of cleaning it you would need to replace it. the printhead can be order by calling 1-800-OK-CANON or from Canon's website.
hope this helps.

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