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When i go to print a document the printer just ejects a blanck paper i tried to print different documents but i always get the same result? I also check the print quality i get all the colors but black and its a new cartage please help?

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The nozzle may be blocked. So take out the colour cartridge and place its nozzle in a bit of water for about 10 mins. Bring it out and dab the nozzle with folded paper. If the tissue is blotted with the three colour it means you have unblocked the nozzle. Try now to print after returning the colour cartridge. You may need to repeat to get good results.

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