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Printed fine, ran out of black ink, replaced cartridge same day, now won't print black very well. Tried another new black cartridge, Ran "cleaner" routine about 10 times - same problem, - sucked ink out of input tube by mouth (tastes bad) replaced cartridge, still no joy. Tried to pull off covers, got near to the bottom, but couldn't find last couple of screws, etc. Any thoughts?

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That really sucks! Nice printer, though. I really like mine.
My past experiences w/ brother printers say leave it alone for a day or two. I've done cleaning cycles to no avail. Then, a couple of days later, the gravity has done its magic! Probably doesn't sound like much of a solution, but it is based on my experience.

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