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Yellow won't print with old or new cartridge

On my HP g55, photo prints were looking poor, did print report, yellow sometimes showed up, sometines missing. got new cartridge, loaded, says "alignment failed" eveytime I try to align and yellow won't print at all from vew cartridge.

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Re: Yellow won't print with old or new cartridge

Some ink jets are differant. Some have an Ink jet cartridge system that has the print head on the cartridge itself. Others use a seperate print head. When you pull out the ink cartridge is there another small unit below the cartridge that you can pull out? If so that is the print head and you will need to replace it. Also make sure that you have taken off the tape off of the air pilot hole on the ink cartridge so it can work properly.

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Hi ron0911170:
This is your problem.
alternates with
Open and close
front door.
The cartridges are not engaged,
poor primary transfer bias contacts,
defective high-voltage supply, or
control signal errors.
YY Description:
00 - Black print cartridge
01 - Cyan print cartridge
02 - Magenta print cartridge
03 - Yellow print cartridge
1. Open and close the front door to fully
engage the cartridges.
2. Reseat the print cartridges.
3. Check the printer primary transfer bias
contacts to the transfer unit. Clean if
dirty. If the contracts cannot be
cleaned or they are damaged, replace
the transfer unit.
4. Replace the high-voltage power supply
5. Replace the DC controller PCB.
Hope this helps

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