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Cartridge of My HP Deskjet 3550 Won't Move?

It says that it won't move, but it does but when I start printing, it starts whirring. Please, help me!

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Friend,

Either the carriage is stuck in the service station or on the opposite side of the service station - at least it's jammed somewhere. The motor starts but cannot move the carriage.

I'd suggest you'd contact your local HP support, they should be able to help you fix this problem, or take the printer in for service if irt's still under warranty.

//Al

Posted on Mar 08, 2009

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