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Faded print job

Whenever I print a document, mostly black not photos, I am getting a faded print job which ultimately turns out to be nothing printing...the cartridges are full and the ink indicator lights are not flashing suggesting I need more ink...it is as though the ink is not seeping out of the cartridges, maybe?

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Ok...have you tried a clean and re calibrate lately on those print heads?

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