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HP P3005 Printer, noisy or grinding sounds

Update: As of July 1, 2011 HP is no longer offering a repair on this unit.

If you have an HP P3005 printer that is very noisy either with a growling sound or even grinding sound coming from the back, you might qualify for a free repair on this product. HP has had problems with the fusers on this product failing prematurely and as such offer a replacement fuser to clients who own this product. To qualify your product must meet the following requirements:

  • page count must be less than 150,000
  • Serial number must fall within the service range, which HP can verify on the phone, however I have not had a unit yet that was not covered.
That is it, date of purchase is not a factor to obtain a free repair for your product. Simply call HP at 1-800 HPINVENT and ask them to issue a case number and provide you with a local repair depot contact. Do not delay on this as the current service advisory is scheduled to expire on June 30, 2011.

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