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HP Officejet G85Xi won't print blue ink

Hello, please help. I can't get my printer to print the blue/green ink for anything. We've cleaned the connectors, the blue ink is coming out of the cartridge, but for some reason it's not going onto the paper. Can you tell me what this may be? we're tired of seeing only red and yellow pictures ;)

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