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Universal Cartridge and Printhead Cleaner Instructions
If a cartridge has been unused, left empty or stored for a long period of time, the nozzles may become clogged with dried ink residue. Nozzles and printheads are extremely delicate and sensitive and can be damaged easily if any material other than a specifically formulated solvent is used to clean them.
DEEP CLEANING PROCEDURE - Allow the print heads to soak in the Universal Cartridge & Printhead Cleaner (or as an alternate tap hot water) to refresh the print nozzles and help restore print quality for about 10 minutes (Overnight if severly clogged); then blot onto a paper towel that has been folded to 3 or 4 thicknesses. Repeat if necessary, until you see a clear blot of each of the colors that are in the cartridge. The Cartridge & Printhead Cleaner will loosen the dried ink and the capillary action of the paper towel will pull the dried ink soultion through the printhead and into the paper towel.
This Cartridge & Printhead Cleaner offers an inexpensive cost method for cleaning print heads and priming print cartridges for refills. This is useful for those who have mono printers who wish to refill their existing black cartridge with a single color to enable color printing. The Cartridge & Print Head cleaner is simply injected into the cartridge in the same fashion as you would inject the ink and then withdrawn back out until all ink is removed.
There are several ways to utilize the cartridge & print head cleaner:
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