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Cyan will not print

The cyan head does not print. We have done the auto and manual head clean to no avail several times. We've even changed out the ink cartridge. Even the epson ink carts do not work.

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  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2008

    cyan clogged...all others work?

  • foxxybrown Mar 31, 2008

    i have the same problem, do i need to get a new print head. if so where can i purchase one.



    foxxy

  • maflynn Apr 15, 2008

    I have the same problem with yellow. I can't get it unclogged. I tried isopropyl alcohol. Didn't work

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Try replacing the cartridge. Sometimes they do get clogged and won't clear no matter how many cleaning cycles you run.
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