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Ink cartidges practically full but printer says they need replacing

I only use this printer for color printing, which isn't very often. It is now indicating that several of the cartidges need replacing when they are actually quite full of ink. The nozzle pattern is printing correctly. Any suggestions?

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Sometime the ink dry if you do not use it.....Try this :

Put warm water on a soft clothe and gently press the clothe with the printhead you'll suppose to see ink on your clothe. That's the better way to clean a printhead.

DO NOT SCRATCH THE PRINTHEAD WITH YOUR CLOTHE..

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