Question about HP Photosmart 2710 All-In-One InkJet Printer

1 Answer

Looking for a wheel replacement for HP 2710 all-in-one printer

The rubber cover on one of the paper feeder wheels on the back of my printer (where paper is fed into print mechanism) is missing - causing the paper to move slightly and the print to not be legible in the area where this wheel is aligned.

Posted by on


1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.


    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.


    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 9 Answers

Hi There are two possibilities to solving this problem that I can think of.

1st The ideal solution would be a replacement rubber tyre from a scrap machine. Try your local friendly computer repairer too see if they have one which will fit or taken from a scrap machine. Try your local recycling/rubbish dump for one. A lot of HP's use the same tyre system so don't just look for your model number.

2nd ... and this is from the old days. Use two suitably sized elastic bands round the wheel core - one at each side.

Whichever solution you decide on, you will probably need to remove the pick-up roller.

Another thought occurs that if you have three rollers (I don't know this printer) then nick one from the centre wheel and swap for the outer one.
It's always worth a good clean of the rollers on any HP printer from time to time in any case. Use Isopropnol (Video head or similar cleaning fluid) or any alcohol spirit with a debris free cloth. I prefer a whisky 'cos it's a good excuse to imbibe the left overs!

Posted on Dec 19, 2008


1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

a 6ya Technician can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Technician (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.

Posted on Jan 02, 2017


Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:

1 Answer

Will not manually feed paper

Are you talking about the document feeder or the copier. On both counts try to clean the rubber wheels above the feed tray, or up on the document feeder with something like windex or a water cleaner. make sure the wheels are dry, and watch to see if the wheels are turning. If wheels are turning when you feed you need new wheels, sometimes you can rough them up with a grit nail file, or sandpaper.

Apr 30, 2014 | Brother MFC-8460N All-In-One Printer

1 Answer

When I put paper in the Document Feeder it get stuck and won't go all the way thru? I tried cleaning the wheels with rubbing alcohol and checking for any chunks of paper stuck in it, and cleared them. Any...

It is not about the feeder roller but it is the glass over that is not fitted when printing. Open the scanner printer cover and close flattened. Check the screw it is just loose from back glass.

Jan 05, 2011 | HP Officejet Pro L7680 All-In-One Printer

1 Answer

I have an hp OfficeJet G85. The automatic document feeder won't work about half the time. Is there a way to clean or fix the feeder? Everything else works fine.


Depends on how the ADF is malfunctioning. If it just plain doesn't work, then you are likely looking at a control cable / connector issue.

If it grabs multiple pages at same time, or doesn't want to grab pages at all, you can try using a "cleaning sheet" available for inkjet printers. Most office supply stores will sell these. The cleaning sheet helps to clean the paper path (wheels, idlers, etc). You should also be able to pop open the ADF cover, and remove any paper debris that is present. See owners manual for this procedure though, it is easy to break the cover.

Aug 25, 2010 | Office Equipment & Supplies

1 Answer

My 4L has stopped being willing to pull in envelopes or single checks via the envelope feed. It also won't pull a regular-size sheet of paper in from the manual feeder. I have to place the paper in the...

There are two sets of rollers inside the HPLJ4 series. One set is immediately above the document feeder tray. A second set is inside the rear cover. The problem you describe can often be fixed by cleaning the existing rollers. I would remove the toner cartridge from the front of the machine, then I would get a hose type vacuum cleaner and a small paint brush. I would clean the inside of the machine. I would open the back cover and visually inspect the rubber wheels (rollers) to make sure there were no flat spots on them. I would remove the paper tray and turn the machine over and visually inspect the bottom roller wheels to make sure there were no flat spots on them. I would get some cue tips and drugstore denatured alcohol and clean every roller I could find.
This worked for me for more than five years after i first noticed the problem on a LJ4 that printed over 100 sheets a day for a small business.

Nov 24, 2009 | HP LaserJet 4L Printer

1 Answer

Printer does not pick up paper. grinding sound on

Please perform the steps given in the below document and check for results.


Aug 01, 2009 | HP PhotoSmart 7150 InkJet Printer

3 Answers

HP PSC 2355 won't feed photo paper

You can't use the photo papers in this kind of printers

Aug 01, 2008 | HP PSC 2355 All-In-One InkJet Printer

1 Answer

Paper tray does not feed at all or may jam several papers

The rubber wheels that feed the paper in can be too soft to grip the paper.
After a long dicussion with the help desk, HP supplied me with a special Paper Feed Cleaning Kit for the 3200 series. This comprises a scraper device that you insert into the paper feeder, and a driver CD. I had to use it three times, Now everything woerk fine.

Good luck!

Jun 19, 2008 | HP Photosmart 3210 Printer

2 Answers

Printer HP PSC 1610XI

Ink Jet Printers are notorious for this. Try using household dish detergent( or any thing that contains glycerin [C3H5(OH)3] ) on the rubber wheels. It appears that the glycerin in the dish soap replaces the glycerin in the material frequently called rubber.

Apply the dish soap to all exposed wheels.
Let soak for five to ten minutes.
Wipe the wheels clean. Clean up any spillage too.
Run a few sheets of paper through the printer (until the damp/oily wheel marks disappear from paper).

Printer should work like new when complete.

May 02, 2008 | Office Equipment & Supplies

3 Answers

Lexmark x7550 Printer, Scanner, Fax - Clicking Noise Question

top feeder for the scanner (on my x6570) had a loose piece of rubber stuck between the feed wheels. The rubber is part of the guiding mechanism that guides the paper to the feed wheels. Remove rubber strip and reattach it where it belongs.

Feb 19, 2008 | Office Equipment & Supplies

1 Answer

Feeder problem

The same thing has been happening to me. I believe that as the machine gets older, soft plastic parts get hard. Your problem is that the soft rubber part that rotates down and picks up the paper has gotten a bit hard. It won't pick up the paper as well as a new soft part. Just look into the back of the feed tray when you print a page. You'll see a sort 1/2 wheel rotate down and try to pull the paper up. What I did to improve the traction of the plastic was roughen it up with some medium grit (150) sandpaper. You can easily remove the front cover by first opening the cover, pull out the cartridge, press in on the side of the cover where it rotates in the printer's body, slide it out. You'll see the 1/2 wheel clearly now - it has horizontal ridges. Use your sandpaper lightly in the direction of the ridges - horizontal. Then, blow out the dust. Put your front cover back on, put in the cartridge and voila - it'll work. Atleast mine has been working fine. This sort of fix works on rubber contact wheels (in a VCR or cassette deck) for a while, but eventually the hardened part will need to be replaced. But see how it works for you. Best of luck.

Nov 27, 2007 | Konica Minolta PagePro 1350W Laser Printer

Not finding what you are looking for?
HP Photosmart 2710 All-In-One InkJet Printer Logo

104 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top HP Office Equipment & Supplies Experts

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers


Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

Ben Johnson

Level 3 Expert

685 Answers

Are you a HP Office Equipment and Supply Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides