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I have to run a "clean" operation each time I switch on the printer before the colours are correct.
I have changed all the cartridges and have tried all of the suggested fixes in the manual.
Can you help please????

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    Thank you.
    I suspected this may be the problem

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What do you mean by "clean" operation? What ends up being wrong with the colors? Does the printer print with the wrong colors?

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The print head may be failing, you would have to send it in for service for a checkup.

Noting wrong with your cartridges its the unit that is controlling them. They 'fail' eventually and cause this.

Got warranty? maybe they will fix it for you free.

Check with canon or your dealer.

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Ekse

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