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Poor colour quality

My printer does not print cyan at all and pink & yellow are very faint. Neither cleaning nor deep cleaning makes any difference.

It cannot align the heads since each time I request "print head alignment" it makes an attempted start, then spits out the page and declares an error has occurred.

It suggests doing it manually through "custom settings" but if I try this I get no further since the 3 options are all in faded grey & I can't get access to them.

This may not even be the problem but its the only I havn't tried. Perfectly well installed cartridges regularly flash. All the cartridges are new.

I am on the verge of smashing the machine; can anyone help please!!?

Regards

Chris

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Usaully the problem is when using refill ink. It damages the ink cartrige

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