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Printhead alignment fails

HP 7130xi all-in-one. After cleaning printheads and reinstalling, alignment fails repeatedly.

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    when try to alignment prinhthead, message says it failed

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To solve the printing problem..


# Hold the cartridge upside down, with the bar-code label facing you and take a damp paper towel.
# Use the towel to wipe the printhead of the cartridge on the bottom (where the ink comes out). Wipe the printhead horizontally in one direction only (left to right).
# Continue doing this until it looks clean.
# Then dab the cartridge on the towel to make sure the ink is flowing.
# Next, look inside the printer and locate the carrier that holds ink cartridges. Caution: Make sure the cartridges are not installed at this point.

1. Look for a shiny piece of metal underneath the contacts at the back of the carrier.
2. Take a damp cotton swab (use water only!) and wipe along the bottom of the shiny metal piece. Note: You may need more than one swab.

# Reinstall the cartridges, making sure you snap them correctly into the printer.


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0xc19a0013 or no code Check the cartridges
The ink system can fail if the cartridges in the product are installed incorrectly, if the ink in the cartridge is low or out, or if the cartridges are damaged or not correctly vented. Follow these steps to check the cartridges thoroughly and resolve any issues you find.
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The error message might disappear after you turn off the product and turn it on again. After you make any adjustments to the cartridges or the printhead, reset the product in order for the error message to clear completely. Follow these steps to reset the product.
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How can I get rid of lines on photos


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Step one: Retry the print

If printing on glossy paper was paused or interrupted in the middle of the print job (for instance, if a cartridge was replaced), the resulting print may show a grainy band. In this case, retry the print and avoid interrupting the job.

Step two: Free up system resources and ensure direct communication

The PC can cause the printer to pause if it is not fast enough to keep the printer fed with data. The following steps can help alleviate this problem.
  1. Make sure that the PC meets the minimum system requirements for this printer.
  2. Restart the PC.
  3. Close out of all programs except for the program the print out will originate from.
  4. Shut down programs running in the Task Bar by right clicking on them and choosing exit. These programs will restart the next time the PC is rebooted.
  5. Ensure that the USB cable is 10 feet in length or less. Make sure the USB cable goes directly from the printer to the PC with no intervening devices in between such as a USB hub.

Step three: Check the paper or specialty printing material


  • Make sure the media is not damaged, scratched, or curled. Always store printing materials in a sealed plastic bag, especially in a humid environment, to help protect the material from damage or curl.
  • HP inks and media are designed to deliver optimum results. Other media may not perform as well.

Step four: Increase the print quality mode

If reprinting did not help and the paper or specialty printing material is not damaged, check the print quality mode:
  1. Open the Printer Properties dialog box.
  2. On the File menu in your software program, click Print .
  3. Make sure your printer is selected.
  4. Click the button that opens the Properties dialog box. Depending on your software program, this button might be called Properties , Options , Printer Setup , or Printer .
  5. Click the Features tab.
  6. In the Print Quality drop down list, choose a higher print quality (for instance, if the print quality is Fast Draft or Normal , switch to Best or Maximum DPI ).

Step five: Clean the printheads using the printer control panel

If you still see streaks or lines in your printouts, clean the printheads using the printer control panel.


NOTE:Always allow the printhead cleaning routine to complete. If the printer loses power in the middle of a cleaning, make sure to repeat the cleaning and allow the printer to complete it.
  1. Press Menu on the printer control panel. Figure 3: Menu button on the printer control panel

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  1. Using the arrow keys to move through the menu options, find and select Clean printheads , and then press OK .
  2. Following the directions on the printer screen, load paper so the printer can print a test page after cleaning the printheads. Use plain paper to conserve photo paper.
  3. Press OK to begin cleaning the printheads. A Print Quality Diagnostic page prints at the end of the cleaning. Figure 4: Print Quality Diagnostic page

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  1. If there are white lines across any of the color blocks on the Print Quality Diagnostic page, press Cancel to repeat the cleaning.
  2. Cleaning may be repeated a number of times. The number of cleanings (and therefore the length of the procedure and the amount of ink and paper used) will vary depending on the severity of the problem. A Print Quality Diagnostic page is printed after each cleaning. Look for white lines through the blocks after each cleaning, and if the print quality seems to be getting better (fewer white lines), continue to repeat the cleaning. Eventually, a Recommend Six-Minute Cleaningmessage will appear on the printer display. If the print quality has been improving, press OK to perform six-minute cleaning.
    • As soon as the white lines no longer appear in the color blocks, the problem should be solved. Print a normal print job to confirm that the print quality is acceptable.
    • If the print quality is still bad after the six-minute cleaning, or does not improve with repeated cleaning, or is not acceptable even though there are no white lines through the color blocks, go on to the next step.

      Step six: Align and calibrate the printheads

      If you still see streaks or lines in your printouts, align and calibrate the printheads.
      1. Align the printheads:
        1. Load plain, white, unused paper in the main tray.
        2. Press Menu on the printer control panel. Figure 5: Menu button on the printer control panel

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    1. Select Calibrate Printer , and then press OK .
    2. Select Align Printheads , and then press OK .
  1. Reset the closed loop calibration:
    1. Press Menu on the printer control panel.
    2. Select Calibrate printer , and then press OK .
    3. Select Reset closed loop calibration , and then press OK .
    4. The printer LCD will display Ready .
  2. Color calibrate the printer using closed loop calibration.
    1. Load HP Advanced Glossy Photo Paper in the main tray.
NOTE:Only HP Advanced Glossy Photo Paper should be used for this process. If plain paper is detected by the printer, the calibration procedure may fail or print quality may be affected.

    1. Press Menu on the printer control panel.
    2. Select Calibrate Printer, and then press OK.
    3. Select Closed Loop Calibration, and then press OK.

Step seven: Clean the printheads manually

If you still see streaks or lines in your printouts, clean the printheads manually:
  1. Gather the following items to clean the nozzles on the printheads:
    • Distilled water (tap water might contain contaminants that could damage the printheads)
    • Cotton swabs or other soft, lint-free material that will not stick to the printhead
    • Sheets of paper or paper towels to rest the printheads on
  2. Open the top door of the printer.
  3. Press and hold OK until the printhead assembly moves to the left side of the printer and stops.
  4. Raise the printhead assembly cover.
  5. Remove a printhead and place it on a piece of paper with the ink nozzle plate facing up.
    Figure 6: Removing a printhead


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NOTE:Do not touch the ink nozzle plate with your fingers. Touching the ink nozzle plate will result in clogs, ink failure, and bad electrical connections.

NOTE:Do not leave the printhead outside the printer for more than 30 minutes. Ink nozzles exposed to the air longer than this might dry out and cause printing problems.

  1. Lightly moisten a cotton swab with distilled water and squeeze any excess water from the swab by pressing it against a clean plastic or tile surface. Do not use your fingers to squeeze the excess water from the swab, because the oil from your fingers could contaminate the swab.
  2. Gently wipe the nozzles on the printhead with the cotton swab. Figure 7: Wiping the nozzles

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  1. Wipe until no ink residue or dust appears on a clean swab.
  2. Insert the printhead in the printer.
  3. Repeat the steps above for each printhead. When all the printheads have been cleaned and reinstalled, close the top door of the printer.
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    NOTE:If a message appears on the printer screen directing you to replace a printhead, click the Contact HP link on this page to contact HP support.

Step eight: Replace the printhead

If you still see streaks or lines in your printouts after performing all the steps above, one or more printheads may need to be replaced. If your printheads are still under warranty, click Contact HPon this page to arrange to replace the printheads.

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Clean the printhead
If your printed output is streaked or has any incorrect or missing colors, the printhead
might need to be cleaned.
This process uses ink to attempt to unclog and clean the nozzles in the printhead.
This might take a few minutes and will use one or more sheets of paper.
To clean the printhead from the control panel
1. Load letter, A4, or legal unused plain white paper into the main input tray.
2. Press Setup.
3. Press the down arrow button to highlight Tools, and then press OK.
4. Press the down arrow button to highlight Clean Printhead, and then press OK.
The product cleans the printhead.
5. Press any button to return to the Tools menu.
To clean the printhead from the Printer Toolbox
1. Load letter, A4, or legal unused plain white paper into the main input tray.
2. In the HP Solution Center, click Settings.
Work with ink cartridges 1513. In the Print Settings area, click Printer Toolbox.
NOTE: You can also open the Printer Toolbox from the Print Properties dialog
box. In the Print Properties dialog box, click the Features tab, and then click
Printer Services.
The Printer Toolbox appears.
4. Click the Device Services tab.
5. Click Clean Printhead.
6. Follow the prompts until you are satisfied with the quality of the output, and then click
Done.
There are two stages of cleaning. Each stage lasts about two minutes, uses one sheet
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of the printed page. You should only initiate the next phase of cleaning if the print
quality is poor.
If print quality still seems poor after you complete both stages of cleaning, try aligning
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support.
To clean the printhead from the embedded Web server
1. Load letter, A4, or legal unused plain white paper into the main input tray.
2. Click the Device Settings tab, click Device Services in the left pane, select Clean
Printheads from the drop-down list in the Print Quality section, and then click Run
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This not an issue w/ the software. please follow these steps...
Solution #1 Clean all the inks
  1. open the cartridge access door.
  2. take out all the inks that you have on the printer. (put them on the table upside down)
  3. get a wet clean cloth.
  4. on each cartridge you need wipe it out the electrical contacts on the ink cartridge it self.
  5. put the inks back in to the printer.
  6. close the cartridge access door
  7. turn off the printer
  8. unplug/disconnect the power cable
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  10. plug the power cable back in back in to the printer.
  11. turn on the printer.
  12. access the setup menu (press the wrench icon on the printer or setup button)
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Solution #2 Clean the printhead manually make sure that the printer is on.
  1. Open up the cartridge access door
  2. Take out all the inks that you have on the printer. (put them on the table upside down)
  3. Once you have take out the inks.
  4. Take out the printhead (printhead is the one that holding the inks)
  5. look for the printhead latch. (pull it up)
  6. Take out the printhead.
  7. Clean the electrical contacts of the printhead using a wet clean cloth again.
  8. Put the printhead and the inks back in to the printer.
  9. Close the cartridge access door.
  10. turn off the printer
  11. unplug/disconnect the power cable at the back of the printer.
  12. wait for 1min.
  13. plug the power cable back in to the printer
  14. turn on the printer.
  15. repeat cleaning and aligning the printer by going to tools under setup menu (wrench icon).

Solution #3 Reset the Printer
  1. While the printer is on unplug the power cable at the back of the printer
  2. On the printer press the # and number 3.
  3. keep on pressing for 1min.
  4. After 1min. plug the power cable back in to the printer.
  5. If the printer is not turning on press the on/off button.
  6. You should get a message "part NVM reset" , then follow the following task. (cleaning and aligning printer).


If you still having issues w/ it call HP printers support department 1-800-474-6836
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Follow this steps..
Reminder before troubleshooting ...
Make sure that the printer is on. Make sure that you are using HP genuine ink cartridge. Be careful of cleaning the inks and touch w/ your fingers, its very sensitive!
Solution #1 Clean all the inks
  1. open the cartridge access door.
  2. take out all the inks that you have on the printer. (put them on the table upside down)
  3. get a wet clean cloth.
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  11. unplug/disconnect the power cable at the back of the printer.
  12. wait for 1min.
  13. plug the power cable back in to the printer
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  15. repeat cleaning and aligning the printer by going to tools under setup menu (wrench icon).


If you still having issues w/ it call HP printers support department 1-800-474-6836
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If you still get no printing after three cleaning cycles, chances are your print head has failed or the cartridges have failed.
If you can remove the printhead, try soaking it in warm water for 10 minutes, dry it thoroughly and reinstall it. Do a printhead alignment and try printing again.
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