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Canon Image Prograf IPF605 banding through colour on prints

When printing from the above named printer there are pink bands running through grey colours and yellow bands running through green colours.  I have carried out print head cleaning various times as well as print head alignment and removing and refitting the paper roll.  I suspect it could be a print head problem but would like to be sure as this is an expensive part to replace.  Genuine Canon ink cartridges are being used.
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8/22/2022 - Mon

Sounds very like a problem with the Cyan head.

Green - Cyan =Yellow
Grey - Cyan = pink (Magenta+Yellow)
Michael Best

Purge-Cyan.tifA cyan print head blockage is most likely.

Your printer has 5 colors:

matte black

I have attached the purge pattern for your cyan head.

Your cyan head (other heads if needed) can be purged with this handy purge info. & patterns:
Michael Best

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Nice procedure ! :)
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Michael Best

Also, even a "Genuine Canon ink cartridge" can be faulty?

So also try a new cyan (& others if needed) ink cartridge before you try Manually Cleaning the Printer Head (Heads) or think about replacing your head.! :)

Hi Guys ... It was a good friend of mine who put this post up for me I just wanted to attach some files so you can see what results I am getting

I have read through your comments which are all very good... I just thought I would show you these results before I have a go .. if you can come back and confirm your thoughts after seeing these images would be really appreciated

Many thanks guys