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Full ink cartriges print a few lines and skip a few lines

I have gone through 4 brand new ink cartridges, and I can't print a single full page. Each page is printing some full lines, half lines or skipping lines at the exact same part of the page. I did have a paper jam preceding this problem, but it printed the previous document perfectly after I fixed it and it is only every subsequent document that is not printing correctly. How do I fix the problem?

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I had the same problem, IP4500 skips several lines, prints same amount of lines, then skips, then prints. Test page prints fine but it has skipping issue when printing word document, or print shipping label. I'd tried deep clean the test head, and manual clean it with alcohol without success. The following fixes the skipping issue:
1. Open the printer so the printer inks move to the open space.
2. Unplugged the power, now can manually push the inks to the left.
3. Two pads to collect the ink is on the right, take them out and clean out the ink with water and dry them.
4. Clean out the ink pad holders and areas around them with cotton swap and alcohol.
5. Refill all inks and plug back the power.

The above step fixes skipping line issue.

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Well..did you run a test page?

or clean the print heads?

or recalibrate them?

recommend all these steps for you

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