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Prints only the top half of some lines.

I have changed the ink and cleaned the heads but when I print a page 3 to 15 lines will not have the bottom 10 to 50% of letters. I can't print anyting to send to anyone.

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  • Winston41 May 09, 2008

    Tried it and it didn't work. Took the cartridge out again and hour later and wiped the contacts on the back and blotted the ink outlet. Then it printed like it should.

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Take the offending cartridge out and get a piece of tissue paper on your finger. Gently run the print head of the cartridge over the tissue paper. You shold see full lines of ink coming out. If not, the cartridge is out. If you see a full line of ink, reinsert the cartridge and do a clean cartridge from the tools menu
This should work

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