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Printer problem I have a HP 722c and it started no to print correctly in black and color. It seems to skip in the line of printing every inch and a half. Changed the printer ink cartrige but still have the problem. I am at a loss.

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Re: Printer problem

You'll need to clean the encoder strip, encoder wheel, paper feed rollers and the carriage rod (where the cartridges ride -plus lube this) and cartridge service station. If you can't figure out how to do this, you'll need a tech that knows how. It will get pretty involved and I would recommend getting a new machine because they have come down in price and you could replace this for very little.

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