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No yelllow on Pixma MP530

I have used about 2 cycles of compatible ink cartridges from Ebay and recently the yellow stopped printing. I have cleaned and re-cleaned, replaced with original cartridges, but no luck so far. Any clue anybody? (probably printhead?)


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Re: No yelllow on Pixma MP530

Yes you are correct, it will be print head, to ensure long life of head stay clear of so called compatible supplies they often trash heads.
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