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Magenta won't print

My printer suddenly quit printing the magenta color. I tried a new cartridge, looked for some loose wires, ran a cleaning page? Any suggestions?

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It's normally caused by dirty scanner mirrors, the machine will need to be dissembled, the laser scanner unit removed, taken apart and the mirrors cleaned. Unfortunately it is quite fiddly getting the scanner unit out, but this is a very common problem for the HP colour laserjet 2600's

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