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C2126 grinding noise when printing

Grinding noise when printing. The cartridges have been in a while. I am also having problems getting cartridge to fit. I have to angle them to get in

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SOURCE: Lexmark Z11 Printer will not work

i am having the same problem and after looking it over, something is not feeding it thru the beginning of the paper starting in. if i pust 1 sheet down far enough to grab the paper it will print one page at a time. I have been unable to determine what is not feeding at the beginning yet.

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SOURCE: HP Deskjet 6980

Take a look to see if the printer Cartridge Carriage belt is hung up
or something else is jambed.

Posted on Apr 25, 2008

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SOURCE: printer cartridge moves but does not print

i change the cartiage but i can not print or copy?

Posted on May 17, 2008

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My print cartridge problem was finaly solved by replacing the power supply cord!!!
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Posted on Feb 28, 2009

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SOURCE: HP 1720 I making a noise when printing.

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    NOTE: Refer to the Testing section in this document for instructions on performing the tests.
  1. Turn the printer off, and then turn the printer on. The grinding or squeaking noise should not occur while the printer is initializing.
  2. Perform a paper path test. The grinding or squeaking noise should not occur because the carriage should not be moving.
  3. Perform a self-test to localize the noise.
  4. Check the printer for obstructions by lifting the top cover and making sure nothing is blocking the carriage movement.
  5. Check the paper path by following the instructions below:
    1. Remove all media from Trays 1, 2, and 3.
    2. Pull out any visible stuck paper.
    3. Lift the top cover, and pull out any jammed paper.
    4. If you are unable to free the jammed paper, pull out the handle of the paper knob, pull the knob away from the printer, and rotate it to remove the paper.
    5. Lower the rear access door by lifting up on the two rear door latches.
    6. Remove the back panel by pushing the two catches inward.
    7. Pull out any paper that may be stuck inside.
  6. Wipe down the milky white strip (see Figure 1) that the front of the carriage glides on with a clean, soft, dry, lint-free cloth.
Figure 1: Location of the white strip
bpp90119-1.gif Replace the whole unitgtabtop.gifIf the printer is still making a grinding or squeaking noise after following the steps above, replace the whole unit. See Whole Unit Replacement instructions, which are included with the whole unit replacement.
Testinggtabtop.gifUpon replacement of the whole unit, perform a Paper Path test and a self-test as described below to verify that the new unit is functional.
    Performing a paper path test
    1. Press the MENU button on the printer control panel until Diagnostics Menu is selected.
    2. Press ITEM until Perform Tray x Paper Path Test is selected.
    3. Press SELECT to perform the test.
    NOTE: The paper path test will terminate only when the paper in the tray being tested runs out or the printer is turned off.
    Performing the stand-alone self-test
    1. Press the MENU button on the printer control panel until Self Test Menu is selected.
    2. Press ITEM until Print Menu Map is selected.
    3. Press SELECT to perform the stand-alone self-test.
Hope this help. Please Rate My Response! Thanks! 
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