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The lever that holds ink cartride in place is broken

RE: HP Printer Photosmart 7760
Tried to replace black ink cartridge -- lifted the lever to remove the cartridge and the lever snapped off.

The cartridge is nearly empty and still in the printer.

What is the solution?

I'd appreciate any suggestions.

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Take out the old cart'd, and get yourself some "loctite" power grab "red tape at walmart, insert the new cart'd and use the "loctite" at the top, allow it some time to "set up", and you should print a "test page", and you should be good to go, god bless

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