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Problem with the color

Whenever I print something out everything has a green tint to it. I looked and there is plenty of ink in all the cartridges. Why is this happening?

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  • Anonymous Jun 27, 2008

    Everything I print has a greenish hue to it and the cyan ink tank runs out of ink faster than the other colors.

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It could be a leaky cartridge. I would replace that first and if it does not work, replace the printhead.

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