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No red color

When I print whatever is suppose to be red is yellow. I have tried cleaning printhead about 10 times and still no good. Is the printhead bad? Machine is only 6 months old.

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Call Kodak Customer service and request a new printhead. They do not sell them in stores.

You could try soaking your printhead nozzles in hot water. NOT TAP WATER OR DRINKING WATER. make sure the water is distilled or de-ionized. do not submerge the entire printhead just the nozzle plate on the bottom. you could also try distilled vinigar, or 90% rubbing alcohol. I would not recomend wipeing the printhead nozzles they are delicate.

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