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The yellow and blue ink doesn't seem to be printing. The images are coming out red

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Hi Marie As this printer is now getting on a bit it could be that the print head is worn out. I had to replace mine a year or so back and now it prints as it didwhen new.
Print heads are not exactly cheap, but they're a cheaper than a new A3 printer.

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