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Only prints black & blue

I replaced my colour ink cartridge and tried to print but I only got blue. Cleaning the nozzles didn't work so I bought a new cartridge and that one only prints blue as well. So I think it might be a problem with the printer. Help! Is there anything I can do to fix the problem?

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  • colm19 Apr 17, 2008

    I ended up taking out the print head and soaking it in hot water a couple of times. It took awhile but eventually I got the color back.

  • Tallrite May 25, 2008

    Exactly the same. My printer prints only black and blue, though I have replaced the colour cartridge twice and tried both cleaning and deep cleaning, all to no avail.

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I have a similar problem - i can print all colours apart from red.
I've tried cleaning, deep-cleaning, and even bottom plate cleaning but of none if this improves anything.

Tried cleaning the print heads and nozzles with cotton buds, but this dont do anything. Even tried re-seating the cartridges but this does nothing either

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