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I have a Canon i560 printer that is leaving black, mostly horizontal but sometimes isolated smudges on the paper as it prints. Yesterday I aligned the printheads and cleaned it. Today I did a deep clean and then a clogged nozzle check. The nozzle check had the smudges all over it. There is no option for cleaning the plates. The printer continues to smudge paper, envelopes-- everything I print on.

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Change the black ink cartridge

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