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Not printing too well

Not an old printer not too much used .Does not print Yellow or magenta,Started off not printing magenta only tried new inks TWICE,on the second change Yellow stopped too.Performed head clean 7 times!!..No joy. ANY IDEAS?..

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  • Anonymous Jan 01, 2008

    what can i do if the printhead was clogged and when cleared does not print porperly?

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    Yellow prints extremely poorly, if at all. I have changed cartridges twice, and performed 6 or 8 cleanings.

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Do use genuine brother ink for testing: If you're lucky the filter in front of the nozzles (which is part of the printhead) is not clogged. Do the power cleaning twice: power up. push menu then start mono then four times arrow up. machine will display maintenance. push arrow up several times til 7 is displayed then Enter then arrow up til 6 is displayed. Push Enter. push arrow up til 3 then Enter: P cleaning_all Push start/mono. After machine has finished maintenance will be displayed. push arrow up til 0 (zero) then enter then puh arrow up til 9. machine will print a test sheet. Repeat procedure above if no good result. After three times without success the printhead is clogged due to wrong ink. ...and do use dye-ink only for brother printers (pigmented ink will clog the filter!)

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