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Streaked & smeared printing on envelopes

I am using the lower tray of HP 7310 All-In-One to print envelopes (one at a time), but about 6 months ago the print became smeared and streaked and is progressively getting worse. This does not happen when printing on sheets of paper so not sure if cleaning printheads would work in this case or what would be causing this.

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Check area where the envelope is pulled into the unit. There may be some debris causing the ink to smear.

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  • If you are printing a stack of envelopes, use the lower (IN) tray for loading the stack of envelopes.
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  1. Do not remove the paper from the lower (IN) tray. Be sure the card guide is in the down position, before using the single envelope slot.
  2. Remove a single envelope from its packaging.
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  1. Slide the paper width adjuster to its leftmost position.
  2. Pull out the paper length adjuster and remove any paper from the IN tray.
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  4. Slide the envelopes evenly into the IN tray, address side down (flap side up).
  5. Slide the paper width adjuster to the right until it gently touches the left edge of the envelope stack.
  6. For size Invitation A2 and C6 Envelopes, press the inside of the paper length adjuster handle to release and lower it.
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  1. Select Start on the taskbar. Choose Settings, then Printers. Right-click the printer. Select Properties from the pop-up menu.
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Figure 1: Inserting the envelope c00104463.jpg Printing guidelines
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