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I have a HP DJ 1050c, the check Printhead path (2) comes on, but there is nothing blocking, and when I try to move the assembly, it is very rigid, when running the self test, the assembly moves back and forth in a jerking motion, rather than the fluid normal movement...help?

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Replace the belt.

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You need to replace the belt assembly. the jerking motion is caused by the build up of debris on the teeth of the drive motor. drive motor on the right side, belt and tensioner on left side. this is a difficult repair and it is getting harder to find the parts. if you can find a certified repair person, let them do the repair. should cost you $300-400. if they are worth a dime it should take less than two hours to perform this repair. make sure they clean the drive motor, replace the belt, clean the printer, lubricate the rail assembly. let me know if this helps.

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