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Canon ip4300. Not printing in black: PGBK. I have done all maintenance options. I have purchased new ink. I have attempted to clean print heads manually. I have purchased replacement Print Head QYC6-0061-00. Printer still not printing documents in black. All other colors are working. Please advise. Thank You!

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Hello,

Print heads for nearly all printers are rated at 2 years. You may also need to clean the tube from the resevoir at the ink supply to the cartridge and clean the working resevoir on the cartridge as well. If you are up to this challenge there is a how-to at your manufacturer's web site or you can have a tech do it. Most people, when they realize how inky you will be getting choose to have a tech do this.

It is best to use 100% denatured alcohol, from your hardware store, to clean these parts and tubing. But, you must take precautions.

DO NOT USE DENATURED ALCOHOL UNLESS YOU READ AND FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS ON THE BACK OF THE CAN.

I'm not kidding about the precautions. I do all this stuff outside when there is a breeze in the air and then I stay up wind of my work.

If you have any questions whatsoever just feel free to comment back to me.

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Posted on Jun 07, 2008

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manleeroas, not that it will help but try a few drops of isopropyl alcohol. directions given at this link:
http://www.ehow.com/how_2078853_clean-clogged-inkjet-print-heads.html

Posted on Sep 06, 2008

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SOURCE: how to install QY6-0061-000 Printhead

You open the lid and wait for the carriage to come tothe center, remove all inks, lift the gray lever straight up and tilt the printhead forward from the top and lift straight out. The new one goes in bottom first and then you tilt back the top, lower the lever again and install the inks.

Posted on Nov 20, 2009

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SOURCE: Canon ip4300; new printhead and PGBK ink cart but it won't print

Perform Print head clean should do the trick. May have to repeat.

Posted on Dec 03, 2009

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SOURCE: The PGBK cartridge doesn't print anything

Do a selftest on the printer. If the Selftest prints out something, uninstall the printer Driver and reinstall it again. If it still did not work checkin the printer to a qualified technican to have a look at it.

Posted on May 12, 2010

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