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Canon i860 black doesnt print correct

I have a Canon I860 printer. When I print from word, adobe, word pad, etc.. anything black it doesn't print correctly. Sometimes it doesn't print any black at all and other times the text seems to be really faded or part of the line is missing like it prints the top and bottom of the letters but not the middle part. The printer did sit unused for a while but it has printed probably 100-200 pages just fine since I started using it again and then all of a sudden today it started doing this. I have switched out the ink and it is still doing it just as bad maybe even worse. Any ideas? Thanks.

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Some times it needs a good clean up but this is up to you if you want to do this I put down here. But after you don this prime the printer so it gets the inks back in the heads, it may take a little time for the inks to work.

Ok it got to be the heads blockage
There is fluid cleaner for this but I can never find any in the shops the only ones I seen is when they sell them in Tesco but they come in with the ink refill bottles so I just use worm water by it self on a cloth and dabbing on the heads to clean them, it will not harm the heads but not to much water.

Some heads are on the inks them self but some have them inside the printer so I not know your printer so if the heads are inside you need to get them out you may find that some heads will just clip out put some need to be unscrewed so you got to know how they come out so be careful and not push to hard on them, if the heads are on the ink then it is a easy job to clean them,
It worth a try it worked for me more than ones.

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Posted on Feb 07, 2010

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