Performs printer alignment every ime I turn my printer on
I replaced my inkjet cartridge and now every time I turn the printer on it does a printer alignment. I thought it was a defective cartridge so I had Dell send me a new one, but I am still having the same problem.
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Important thing: HP inkjet printers having self align technology & its aligns automatically after replacing the ink cartridge/s.In the process of align it will prints align page &it will read it on the model. Suppose if you replaced yellow cartridge, as usually it will print align page, but if one or more cartridges not printing properly align will not completes. Results every time it will prints the align page when its switching on. Align will completes only when all cartridges/print heads are in healthy condition.. Check the alignpage find out which colors are not printing properly, replace it to over come from this issue. Now you decide what to do?..
After replacing the cartridges, printer performs align print are you check this page? any color print in that? If you found colors in align page, no problem with printer.> check print command in color or not.. > If no color print in align page, perform clean cartridges > check with another cartridge.> check trailing cable,carriage PCB & Formatter..
You printer maybe lock in alignment status.
You could try a hardware reset
Removed both of your cartridges
Unplug the printer
Wait at least 30 minutes
Replug back the printer
Install back the ink cartridges and align
For some reason, you printer is lock on the alignment mode.
You can try removing power from the printer.
Remove both cartridges, unplug printer.
Wait 15 minutes and plug printer back into the electrical outlet.
Turn on printer.
Wait for printer to stop.
In HP PSC 1315 printer after replacing new Ink Cartridges the printer always prints Alignment test page every time you turn it ON.To resolve this problem you must complete the alignment process.
1.Turn the printer ON. 2.Once its ON, it will print the Alignment page. Place the page in the scanner bed correctly. 3.Then Press START SCAN button. 4.The power light will start blinking, wait until the power lights turns solid. 5.Now Alignment process is over.Discard the paper from scanner. 6.Turn the printer OFF and then ON, it will not print that page again.
Note:Please follow this steps every time when you replace the Cartridges.