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My Colour There A Second Gone The Next

Well Whats happened is i was printing out color after just getting the ink cartridge refilled and it was working fine but then something weird happened and now it only prints the black parts of the picture.Ive tried everything to fix it looking at all the settings checking that its not clogged but none of its worked HELP ME PLEASE!

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    Taylor L. Apr 21, 2008

    Thanks Ill try it out

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The color cartridges are defective as refilling sometimes damage the cartridges and refilling can be may 3 or 4 times, try using lexmark cartridge, it should fix the issue

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