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Hp officejet 7210 allin one,carriage jam,tried all hp troubleshooting

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  • Szerlip Dec 26, 2008

    Carriage frequently jams on HP 1210.  Pressing the on/off button once usually resets the carriage and the printer proceeds with the print job.  But it is a pain. On the other hand, this printer is at least 5 years old if not more and has never been cleaned.

  • Anonymous Feb 26, 2009

    Message says clear carriage jam then press ok.I have done this but it does not work for me.The Carriage and service station seam to not be

    in sync.When you turn machine off service station does not park.

    Can anyone help.

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So far this seems to have worked, although I haven't used the printer much since I lubricated the rail.  Thanks for the input Kevin.

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I had a "carriage jam" error message.

My son gently wiped down the metalic strip that tells the carriage where it is. It worked for a couple of days and then the "carriage jam" message came back.

I took my 7210 apart, took the drive belt off/put it back on (not easy), and found nothing wrong with it. So, I put it back together. I noticed that if I pushed the print carriage all the way to the left, closed the lid, and pressed "OK", the print carriage would move a couple of inches to the right. It did this repeatedly. I figured the motor was working, but there was too much friction on the carriage. I put some 3-in-one oil on my finger and put a thin coat on the front, top, and back of the rod that the print carriage rides on. I then ran the carriage back and forth about 20 times. I closed the lid and it works fine.

I had the same problem with my DVD player. The head was hanging up on the two chrome plated rods that supported the head. I put some 3-in-one oil on the rods, ran the head back and forth, and it has worked ever since.

You might also check the belt to make sure that there is nothing that might cause it to hang-up.

Kevin

Posted on Jan 31, 2009

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Step 1: Move the carriage to the center manually if necessary If the carriage is stuck on the right or left side of the product, follow these steps to move the carriage to the center of the product.
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See i'll let you know a better option if you give it for repair you will be charged not less than 70 dollars instead call in to hp at 1800-474-6836 and just ask for an upgrade ,for being a valuable customer you will get options that would have at minimum a 50% discount.
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I had a "carriage jam" error message.

My son wiped down the metalic strip that tells the carriage where it is. It worked for a couple of days and then the "carriage jam" message came back.

I took my 7210 apart, found nothing wrong with it and put it back together. I noticed that if I pushed the print carriage all the way to the left, closed the lid, and pressed "OK", the print carriage would move a couple of inches to the right. It did this repeatedly. I figured the motor was working, but there was too much friction on the carriage. I put some 3-in-one oil on my finger and put a thin coat on the front, top, and back of the rod that the print carriage rides on. I then ran the carriage back and forth about 20 times. I closed the lid and it works fine.

I had the same problem with my DVD player. The head was hanging up on the two chrome plated rods that supported the head. I put some 3-in-one oil on the rods, ran the head back and forth, and it has worked ever since.

Kevin

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