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Messy ink problem

I've had this MP500 for 2 years now and LOVE it. In the last 6 months however it has develo[ped a rather anooying habit of spewing ink everywhere - on my pages and literally runs out onto the platform that the printed pages rest on after printing. Really messy and REALY annoying!! ANy suggestions??

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After reading your questions I think you might be refilling your cartridges. If you are then the problem is most likely your refiller or refilling process. If you are using original virgin cartridges, I have never encountered any cartridge that has leaked when they are brand new. If it is leaking then probability is that there is something wrong w/ the printer's internal system. I don't know if this helps but if you're using brand new cartridges you may have to bring it to Canon to check on it.

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