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The black ink cartridges in my Canon i9100 printer will not print AT ALL. I have tried running two series of cycles with a black cleaning fluid cartridge and that has not solved the problem. I think it is a damaged printhead. Can the printhead be repaired or replaced, and what is the cost to do either task? Thanks for your input on this problem. Sincerely, Laura McConnell

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That is a link to the printhead for your printer which runs about 80$. After Installing your Printhead
You may need to perform a head cleaning routine after installation and the print head will need to be re-aligned, refer to your user manual on how to do this. Also if you haven't already try a printhead cleaning:
Perform print head cleaning to improve the print quality. Ensure that the printer is turned on and follow
the instructions below.
• Windows
Open the printer driver settings screen and click the Maintenance tab. Click Cleaning.
See page 14 for details on how to open the setting screen.
• Macintosh
Open the Page Setup dialog box and click Utilities. Click Cleaning. Here is a link to the guide as well.
http://gdlp01.c-wss.com/gds/2/0900005582/01/i9100quickstartguide_en.pdf
Thank you,
Lee

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