07-29-2014 08:50 AM
I have a HP Deskjet F4480 printer. When color printing, colors were fading, etc. I changed the printer cartridge and it is actually worse now. The test paper indicates that no "red" colors are coming through. I cleaned the heads without any change. Could it have to do with the fact that I am using a recycled ink cartridge?
07-29-2014 10:08 AM
The troubleshooting steps in the document here may help resolve color not printing properly on your Deskjet F4480 printer. If the troubleshooting steps do not resolve the issue I would suggest contacting your supplier for a replacement or a refund.
The quality of third party refill/reman cartridges varies greatly but is generally poor. See the document here for a study of cartridge quality.
Bob Headrick, Microsoft MVP Windows Expert - Consumer, HP Expert
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