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Printing we print paper and it goes through all the motions but nothing prints. have cleaned heads put in new cartridges and still does not work

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  • Stephen Cord Sep 13, 2008

    Mine is the same. I left it for a yr and then thought it was out of ink so bought new cartridges. Neither the black or colour produces any output but it goes through the motions



    Any ideas please?

  • clsturgeon Jan 25, 2009

    I have this problem too. I would like to try to clean the clogged print heads before I spring for a new printer. How can I remove the cartridge holder to try to clean it? Thaks for any ideas.

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Time for new printer, Printhead is clogged solid. Printhead is more expensive than the cost of a new printer.

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