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Magenta Cartridge The quality of whatever I print if anything red/magenta needs to be printed comes out horrible, pictures look greenish/yellowish. I can not get it to print nice red colors at all.......I have done most of the truoble shooting....bran new cartrdiges, etc. please help.

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  • sreenishcv Aug 05, 2008

    i have the same problem, please help me

  • Anonymous Aug 12, 2008

    red colour is showing as yellow colour while printing

  • mallory236 Aug 16, 2008

    You are the best, and my husband!.......for you, finding the solution, and my husband taking it apart. As soon as I read your solutionI knew that that was probably the issue. I remember once the magenta cartridge making quite a husband said the lenses were all covered, my print jobs are beautiful again, nice true colors!!

    This website below was very helpful in showing how to take it apart, it is instructions on how to recycle parts, so you will not need all the information. He said it took about an hour......

    Thanks again!

  • gtemples Aug 22, 2008

    When ever I print anything with red, it comes out with yellow mixed in.


  • phillipm May 11, 2010

    I have the exact same problem...

    I have also just replaced with a new toner and still have this problem.



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I have just found a solution on the hp support forum that says:-

Common problem of scanner optics dusted over requiring removing the laser/scanner, uncovering and cleaning mirrors and lenses. See the attached procedure. Takes about an hour, no parts.

On the second message on the following link you will see an attachment that has instructions for the above.

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  • phillipm Aug 05, 2008

    I've just tried the solution and now the problem has gone and now the red is back and all other colours are looking better!



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