Question about HP PhotoSmart 7260 InkJet Printer
Whenever I give the print order,the ink cradle stuck on the right hand corner, the paper is half drawn, red light flashes and error message comes as "Mechanism Error, Cradle Jam". I am using HP original company made cartridges 57 and 56/58,
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
This "plastic strip" is called the "carriage encoder strip". This strip dictates the timing of the carriage assembly. If the end slots aren't broken, you can re-attach it. Otherwise, you'll need to replace it. They are about $10.
Posted on Jul 03, 2007
SOURCE: cartridge cradle is stuck
I have had this problem with my 7550 for a while now and I finally found this on the HP website and it seems to have fixed my problem, I also replaced all of the cartridges:
Issue While printing from an HP Photosmart printer, the printer screen displays Print cartridge cradle is stuck / clear jam and then press OK . The printer may also make grinding sounds. This can occur after a paper jam when another printer part blocks the cradle. Solution Follow these instructions to adjust the clutch on the printer.
NOTE: The clutch is a flat, white, plastic component that rests just above the white roller gear wheel. In the HP Photosmart P1000 and P1100 printers, the clutch is black metal. Figure 1: Printer clutch
Posted on Dec 31, 2007
"The print cartridge cradle cannot move."
I fixed this problem by disconnecting the power cord from the power-strip and connecting it directly into the wall. My printer was not getting enough voltage from the power-strip. I hope this helps.
Posted on Jan 13, 2009
It is require servicing if you can open the cover and apply some lubricant oil on the steel rod it will fix the problem otherwise show it service center.
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Posted on Feb 19, 2010
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