Question about HP Photosmart 2410 All-In-One InkJet Printer

1 Answer

HP 2410 all-in-one printer

Carriage seems to malfunction at times. It either doesn't go the the end of the track each time or is sluggish. The print tends to walk toward the margin and even past the margin on the second or third page and causes the paper jam light to come on. In the worst cases I hear a clunking noise. I have had some success in oiling the track, but it only lasts for a few weeks until it happens again. Any suggestions?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.


    An expert who has answered 20 questions.


    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.


    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 22 Answers
Re: HP 2410 all-in-one printer

This is a common problem. You did the correct procedure. Lubricating the rail is what I would do. What you need to do is find the best type of oil to use. Some may actually make it worse. Start by cleaning the rail with alcohol. Saturate your rag and move the rail back and forth to make sure you get all of the old lubrication out of the rail bushings. Really do a good job at this because the old stuff is actually creating the problem. Next is lubricating the rail. I use 3 in 1 sewing machine oil. It is a very thin oil that will last longer for you. Never use teflon or wd-40 this will build up and make it worse. Give it a try. I also have seen the rail where it is worn because of lack of lubrication and it was not worth fixing but that is the extreme case. Thank you for your question, Bill

Posted on Apr 01, 2007

Add Your Answer

0 characters

Uploading: 0%


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


3 Points

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Hp desk jet 3512 making banging noise on start up and say cartridge jam

Probably a CARRIAGE jam, not likely a cartridge jam. Paper dust and stray ink can cause the end of carriage sensor(s) to malfunction. This will cause the carriage to crash into the stops. Sometimes cleaning the sensors can solve this. Other times the crash damages the carriage drive gears and basically requires the printer to be replaced. Repair is not really an option as these things are so inexpensive they are manufactured as throw-away items.

Sep 07, 2016 | HP Deskjet 3512 Inkjet Multifunction...

4 Answers

HP 2410 Photosmart All in One Printer

the clicking sound is coming most likely from the printhead carriage, if you open the printer so you can see the cartridges, is the carriage stuck? trying to move to a direction and makeing the sound?

Sep 30, 2008 | HP PSC 2210 All-In-One InkJet Printer

2 Answers

Why is my hp psc 2410 photosmart all-in-one make a clicking noise, when I turn it on? It seems to be stuck in a "cycle". Like the printing carriage (if that's what you call it) is hooked-up.

See if you can press the power button to turn it off, leave it for 5 minutes then turn it on again, if the clicking persists again try 1 more time, turn off, leave for 5 mins then turn back on this time there should be no clicking noise and you should be able to send a print job to the queue and it should print.
If this doesnt work then goto the hp software and purge.

Oct 27, 2009 | HP PSC 2410 All-In-One InkJet Printer

1 Answer


Try unplugging the power cord from the electrical source, IF it has a power button, hold that down for 30 secs, plug back in, turn on. Also check for any small particals that may be stuck inside the printer

May 25, 2009 | HP Photosmart 2410 All-In-One InkJet...

1 Answer

F4280 doesn't print; cartridgers stuck on right

Turn the power off. Open the door. There should be a thin clear plastic strip with black tick marks on it that runs across in front of the metal bar that the print carriage rides on. Make sure that it is still there and hasn't been pulled off it's moorings on either end. This is how the printer keeps track of where the carriage is at any given time.

Hood a finger over the edge of the print carriage and gently pull it out of its home position. You may need to slightly lift the front edge of the carriage and move it near the center of its range of motion.

Close the door and turn on the printer.

Mar 21, 2009 | HP DeskJet F4280 All In One Printer InkJet

1 Answer

Hp psc 2410 photosmart printer is printing faintly and only bottom half of words in paragraphs. The color is also faint. I have replaced both the color and black cartridges. I have also run head cleand and...

Try taking out the cartridges and blot the bottom of the cartridge with paper towel wetted with warm water.Repeat several times.While the cartdigdes are out, use the eraser end of a pencil and gently clean the contacts in the carriage and then clean the contacts of the ink cartridges.

Feb 01, 2009 | HP Photosmart 2410 All-In-One InkJet...

1 Answer

Carriage Jammed on Psc 2410


Please click on the web link given below and perform the steps as provided in the web page to fix the issue further.

Perfrom the steps carefully.
Have a great day!

Mar 28, 2008 | HP PSC 2410 All-In-One InkJet Printer

2 Answers

Hp psc 2410 problem

you can order all components of an HP product from HP's website or through phone.This is the best way to solve your problem. Your question is not complete...though I would suggest you to visit HP's support web page ad all information is available on error codes. This could do more than my advise.

Oct 04, 2007 | HP PSC 2410 All-In-One InkJet Printer

Not finding what you are looking for?
HP Photosmart 2410 All-In-One InkJet Printer Logo

94 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top HP Printers & Copiers Experts


Level 3 Expert

93738 Answers


Level 3 Expert

7983 Answers

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

Are you a HP Printer and Copier Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides