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How do I change the black printhead of an HP Officejet 7130xi?

My HP Officejet 7130xi is an All-in-One printer and in both black and white and color.

Problem: The black ink does not print and when printing in color, the colors lacks the black tone. When I print in black, the print is in faded purple, which means that there is no black flowing from the new black toner cartridge (which I replaced a couple of times already to see if it was the toner).

Question: If I try to replace the black printhead only, can I do just that? Will I be able to avoid replacing the entire printer?

Please help!!!

Thank you,
Ladyetm

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Yes, you can only replace the black printer head.
Is it saying that you have a bad print head?
If not, try to get a paper towel and fold it to be a little thick and get it humid (not too wet) and let the printer head soaking on top of the paper towel for an hour or so.
If the problem is because the printer head is dry, that usually resolvs the problem.
I had the same problem a while ago and I even did that with the color printer heads.
Good Luck,

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