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Calibrate the carriage

I need help in calibrating the carriage. It now slams on either side of the printer. I was troubleshooting my Dell A920 printer because the new black cartridge was not jetting the complete words. After cleaning, flushing etc it still was not jetting the complete words. I unscrewed the cartridge carriage and tried to see if there was something blocking the jetting or contacts. I move the carriage to one side and forgot to put the screws back in (stupid move). Now it slams both sides whenever I turn the printer on. Help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: Calibrate the carriage

Printers are finely tuned machines. Unplug it from the wall for a couple of minutes. Let it forget about the pain. Turn it back on see if it realigns itself. You may get lucky. otherwise, You may need to unscrew the same screws and make sure the cartridge holder is pushed securely on the track. Good thing new printers aren't too expensive. Buy a model that takes the same kind of ink. That is where their money is made. Good Luck, Tim

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