PIXMA MG5320 stopped printing black, colors are OK

Some time previously, on print quality default settngs, black would be weak or incomplete on the last lines of a page. If there are more pages, each would start fine but have poor quality down. I changed the setting from standard to high quality and the problem seemed fixed. These days the poor quality near bottom of page returned. Now the black print at all, even after a new cartridge and the head cleaning. Colors print OK. I need to replace the print head?


In fact, remove the ink tanks & placing the printhead in a flat shallow of Windex for 2-3 hours has helped produce a nozzle test print which was sharp as a cleat, black included.

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