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The colour black is printing out in blue. i have a psc2175 all-in-one

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  • celinem Oct 20, 2008

    My blacks are printing out purple/blue in lines/streaks across my images... I have tried to clean the print heads, have taken out the inks and cleaned them (they're still all full),,, Not sure what to do! Help!

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Take out your black cartridge and wipe the print head where the ink comes out with a tissue. Do the same with the colour cartridge. It sounds liek the back has stopped working so the printer is compensating by printing in the darkest colour it can

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