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No Blue ink and fading red

My x1150 stopped printing blue ink and the red fades at the end when I run a nozzle clean. I changed the cartridge and it is still doing the same thing. All the other colors are fine.

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  • kmada May 25, 2008

    I was hoping to avoid buying a new one. Guess I just have to do just that. Thank you

  • Anonymous May 31, 2008

    Bought a new cartridge and all the colors are fine except I have no blue. Ran all the maintenance programs and cleaned everything; even the interior of the printer,...still no blue!



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Same thing happen to mine. we tried every possible solution and nothing worked, you will have to buy a new printer atleast thats what we did to save yourself the stress and headache

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-then run the cleaning cartridge on the printer
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