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Yellow Prints in the other colors

Hello - For some reason the yellow ink is also printing in the cyan and magenta (and possibly black) colors. When I create a test page with 4 squares (cmyk) - the yellow prints in all of them (I can't tell about the black) and ALSO the yellow alternates between solid and striped each time I print the test page. The same thing happens with any other pages, even things I have already printed before. Can you help? thanks

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    chairyfairy Jun 23, 2008

    Thanks but I already tried replacing them. The problems seems to be intermittent - it fixed itself for a while after I turned the printer on and off a couple times, but now it's doing it again. By the way, what's all that religious **** at the bottom of your message? It's inappropriate to this forum - save it for a different blog. Thanks.

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Problem seems to be with your Ink Tank(s) or Printing Head. Replace both of them one by one and retry.






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