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Does anyone know how to remove print head?

My ip3000 does not print magenta or yellow properly. I was using non canon ink (yes I know, it's not good for the machine) and I believe it clogged up the nozzle plate on the bottom of the print head. I would like to know how to remove the print head to see if I can clean it and maybe get my printer working properly again. Does anyone know how to remove the print head? Thanks.

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  • chuckie0 Aug 15, 2008

    I have replaced the ink tanks and done the head cleaning and alignment as told to, but my printer still prints with vertical 1/4 inch strips of off color lines across the picture. how can I clear this problem? I even resized the picture smaller but to no avail.

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The print head nozzles is clogged but good. None of the cleaning the machine can do will clear it. Been there and trid that. Doesn't work. The clogs need to be dissolved with a specialty clog buster and probably will need to soak at least 24 hours, maybe more. Don't deep clean any more as you will put so much in in the absorbent blotters on the inside of the printer that you will trigger an error code and not be able to print until the absorbant pads are replaced by a service tech for about $100.

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