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Color ink is not working

Hi, I have a photosmart C3150 printer and the color ink isn't working and when I print something out it comes out pink and then fades at the end of the printing. The ink number is 93. If you can help me that will be great. Thank You!

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  • estellej Dec 05, 2008

    Our printer only prints yellow and green on the self test and not at all from the computer



  • Mark Gough Feb 12, 2009

    Have the same problem, worse yet is when I installed new cartridge printer won't work. Never had this problem with any hp printer I've either owned or worked on before.

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If it is still under warranty either call hp or if you have the receipt take it back to where you bought it from.

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