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If you are getting air in the yellow with a CIS check that the ink cartridge is absolutely solidly packed in the cartridge holder and can not jiggle. The CIS hoses impose a strain on the cartridge and if it is not solid will cause it to wiggle. The yellow is the ink at the far end and the rubber gasket of the yellow will see the most stress and movement allowing air to get past the rubber cup gasket and into the cartridge. It may be necessary to replace the gasket if it has had too much stretching. >From experience. Powell >>>My new niagra system on an Epson 1280 is clogged with Gen 5 pro photo >>> ink and I cannot get it to unclog. It is only the yellow. It was >>> printing perfectly and then for some unknown reason air was appearing >>> in the line while the tube end was still in the ink. >I had exactly the same thing happen to my 1200. > >In use about eighteen months, twelve with Nomorecarts CIS and >Generations. > >Hadn't printed in about six weeks. First test prints were okay, then >the head banged against the left side of the printer. Lubricating the >main rail fixed this, but now there was no yellow. Same air bubbles in >the yellow hose, etc., even though the bottle still had about 3/4" of - Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.