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Will not print black

I put a new black ink tank in, it printed some documents fine for a while then the next day it would not print black text.i have done the deep head cleaning process a few times, i have uninstalled the driver and reinstalled it a few times still no change when print a test page all colors are fine and the little squares on the left side with the 6C inbetween them are fine but the black grid that is supposed to be above the color lines is not there.i have checked the fonts the cartrige, the print head alinment,page setup printer setup, still no change, could it be a dodgy cartrige or damaged print head?

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  • youngone Nov 04, 2007

    thanks wbmassel your right i have a conpatible ink cartridge so i will try a genuine one.the weird thing is i am able to print on to dvds,and cds in black but not text to paper..it has been a great printer up till now but it may not be the printer

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First of all the most important auestion is have you used compatible ink cartridges or genuine ones, because the print head clogs up with compatible ones, i really doubt that the cartridge you installed is damaged because i haven't come across this and i am a canon technician, i know this model well

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