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Inkhead clogged. Have tried deep cleaning several times. Cyan just won't print even though it is a new cartridge

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Inkjet printers do not like being left unused.
The print head may be blocked. Try several deep cleaning of the print head to see if it can clear the blocked print nozzles.
If none of this works then the print head needs to be replaced.
A new cartridge will not solve this problem.
NOTE the print head is not a cheap item, you may consider putting the money towards a new and better printer.

Posted on Nov 14, 2010

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