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Why won't my printer let me remove the cartridges?

Printer won't let me remove the cartridges -- A little white thing has popped up with a power sign and an arrow on the left and a power sign on the right, in front of the cartridges?

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: HP Officejet 7410 All-in-one No Power Light

Turn the printer upside down right underneath where the cartridge station is you will find a small white gear...sometime it may be covered with a blue rubber cover.
when you turn the gear ..the barrier in front of the cartridge will go down.
Then do a rest on the printer and then install it.

Posted on Jun 08, 2008

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SOURCE: Arrow light and Power light keep blinking

take out all the cartridges and the papers..
unplugg the power cable from the printer..
manually slide the carriage from left to right and vice versa and roll the rollers in upward direction from the back after opening the back door..
if doesnt slide or roll..press & hold the power button for 60 seconds and then try again..
clean the inner area of the cartridge slot and the copper contacts of the cartridge with a soft lint-free cloth..
close the back door...
dont put the cartridges..
connect the power cable and power on the printer...
Lights will blink..
Insert one cartridge in the respective slot and close the cartridge door and check if any light blinks..
then remove the cartridge and insert another one and check the same thing..
If light blinks..it will mean the respective cartridge is not good and replace it--

Posted on Nov 28, 2008

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SOURCE: hp7310 printer remove and check cartridge on right error

I know this might not sound like a good thing to do, but it fixed it for me. I licked my finger and rubbed it on the circuit board on the cartrige, then put it back in the printer. It seems to be working fine.

Posted on Dec 21, 2008

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SOURCE: Continue to receive "Remove and check black cartridge" message

Gotta love the internet!

I had the same problem...I seriously considered getting a new printer since I've had my faithful 5510 AIO for like, six years...but what I did was grab some witch hazel and a q-tip. Dipped the q-tip in, wiped down all copper contacts on the carriage and also on the print cartridge...blew on it to air dry...popped it back in and viola! It's back to normal.

Posted on Jul 09, 2009

sgoswami
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SOURCE: printer won't print error message remove and check right cartridg

Take out the power cable from the back of the printer keep on tapping the power button for 30 secs ; then plug it back.
Take out the catridges clean them with a Lint free cloth (copper contacts); also clean the catridge slot of the printer; put in back the catridges ;
Unplug the power cable from the back of the printer; press and hol down the (#) and the (6) button simultaneously with one hand and with the other hand put in back the power cable; and then release the (#) and (6) button;
It will perform a reset on the printer
IF still then it doesn't work then the catridge slot's copper contacts has gone bad and need to replace

Posted on Sep 16, 2009

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2. With the cover open, hold the solid white strip that connects from the carrier assembly to the ink cartridge carrier and gently slide the cartridge carrier to the center of the printer.

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