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Problem with Hp DeskJet Printer 5550

I have two flashing blinking lghts on the printer it seems the arm holding the injet cartages will not go back into sink and remaining on the left hand side of the printer, even after powering down the printer it will not reset properly.

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Hello,

Here you will find steps for troubleshooting a carriage that wont move. Also, you can find information about the blinking lights here.

Hope this helps. Please remember to rate this information.

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