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Ink full printing black great but the colors arnt very good please help thank you

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Use the Power Purge Function to bleed the line and clear any clog... Make Sure have more ink on hand...

Hold down the menu key. While still holding the menu key, unplug the machine and plug it back in. Do not let go of the key until the machine reboots and the screen says "maintenence". Hit the following keys: 7, 6, 4,black start. The machine will then go into "power purge" or deep clean mode for about 5-7 minutes. When complete hit: 99 to get out of maintanence and reboot. Be sure to have extra ink cartidges on hand as it does use up a lot of ink but this process works the best every time when the printer wont print

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If your color cartridge is full remove the cartridge and with a q-tip dipped in rubbing alchol gently clean the contacts on both printer and ink cartridge. Re-install the cartridge and from the printer program choose clean cartridge then align cartridges. If this does not help, you may have to replace the cartridge.

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