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C88 only green and yellow

I just got a C88 from a friend. Put in all new cartridges. Only prints blue, green, and a little yellow. No red or black. I installed the epson12433 easyprint driver, but no help. Tried different USB cables. no help. Tried different color sync settings. No help. I have a 55 tower and osx 10.5.1   Searched the net for 2 hours to no avail. Thanx. AE

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You are out of black and magenta (tricolor cartridge) ink or ink has dried up.
Try touching the nozzle plate (underneath print cartridge) with a water dampened cloth (not alcohol) for cleaning clogged nozzles (do not rub).
Ultimate remedy : put in contact nozzle plate with hot water for about 5 seconds.
If color still missing your printer need new cartridges.

Posted on Jan 06, 2008

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