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My printer canon i960 on a test print doesnt print using the 6magenta or the 6 cyan color and pictures are of poor quality. I have done a deep clean test more than once with no change

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  • bsnow Jun 13, 2008

    the ink cartriges are all very new that was my first couse of action when it stoped printing correctly

  • bsnow Jun 13, 2008

    all 6 ink cartrages are in good shape with plenty on ink

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This could the problem with the cyan ink dried up in the cart if deep cleaning does not work , and check the ink level....if these are original cart and is less than 6 months old you get it exchanged as cart comes with 6 months warranty ,or change the color cart and try printing...............


Good luck

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    Anand Kumar Jun 13, 2008

    Check fate of manufacture on the cartridges carton ...Cartridge have shelf life of 12 months....................

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    Anand Kumar Jun 13, 2008

    Sorry date.............

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Try to check colored ink...if you have a new colored ink replace it..

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First hardly reset the printer and the system

Posted on Jun 13, 2008

  • khader ibrahim Jun 13, 2008

    U can adjust the level in the printer properties.....

  • khader ibrahim Jun 13, 2008

    uninstall the cannon software and then reinstall the software and then try it

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