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I am getting 5 flashing yellow lights. As far asI can tell from the manual it appears I will need a new print head. Can it be cleaned or is it done?

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Yes, that is a printhead fail. Printheads are almost as expensive as a new printer for the Pixma iP4000. You can find the printhead on eBay, runs $50-$80. Better to put that money towards a newer printer. You can also look for scrapped or damaged i860, iP4000, MP780, MP760, MP750 model printers and salvage the printhead from those.

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