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I have had this printer about 3 years, and it has begun to print lines faded, every third line or so on a given word document. I know that it's not the ink running low because I have replaced it very recently. I usually print in normal or economy modes, but even when I print in best mode it will show a little fading in this same pattern. Do I need to replace my printer entirely, or is there some way to fix it? Thanks Gina

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Run the Head Cleaning process (Printer Properties -> Maintenance).

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