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Poor print quality when cartridge replaced

When replacing the empty cartridge, once the new cartridge had been put in, the print quality was very poor

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    getting poor quality and additional junk in the margins of printed page

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Sometimes you need to perfom 1 or 2 head clenaings to prime the printer with the new ink.

The cleaning will clean your heads and refill the ink.

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