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Hi Just Bought a new aP4600 everything is fine except that it will only print in Cyan and yellow can you help with this please?

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One of the cartridge jets is blocked or that chamber is empty run cartridge program for cleaning and may fix the trouble

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Can you confirm that you are using a CIS or non-HP cartridges with this printer?

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