Question about Canon PIXMA iP4200 InkJet Photo Printer

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Colours are printing in yellowish greens and does not look natural. What can I do? Thank you.

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The chances are that your magenta ink cartridge is causing the problem. If you are using aftermarket or refilled cartridges, the ink may not be up to manufacturer specifications. When you have this problems and deep cleaning of the nozzles does not clear the problem, you should insert new OEM ink cartridges, run deep cleaning at least 3 times to clear the nozzles.
If this does not clear the problem, you may have to replace the print head.
Let me know if you have any other questions. Thanks.

Posted on Sep 15, 2010

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Replace the colour cartridge -- you are seeing "mixtures" of only TWO of the THREE "primary" colours.

Posted on Sep 15, 2010

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