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Color Printing Problem

I can't seem to get my printer to print color, it just prints yellow

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  • Edana May 25, 2008

    I've had no problems what-so-ever with printing colors, but last time I changed the cartridges, my printouts came out all pink.. I purchaged 5 new cartridges and now it only prints blue..
    I've tried all the cleanings and still blue.. Anyone have a solution?


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Remove all ink cartridges and replace them securely in position.That may be the problem always.
Print nozzle check pattern.See for any missing patterns
Give a head cleaning
Again print nozzle check pattern.If it is ok leave it, other wise give a deep cleaning

  1. If the printed result does not improve even after doing print head deep cleaning, turn off the printer. Then, after 24 hours or later, do print head deep cleaning again. (After a given time interval, ink could dissolve itself, resulting in ink unclogging.)
  2. Atleast a multi colour( like your visiting card) page should be printed in a week time. other wise the ink may clog in the head.

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