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INK LEAKING OUT OF BOTTOM OF HP DESKJET 990CSE PRINTER

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This printer had been printing fine, despite ink leaking from bottom of unit, all over counter. HP suggested messy process of cleaning out basin under cartridges on right. I attempted that, but unit still leaks. Now, when printer is turned on, grinding noise is heard, and cartridges don't slide to left, and power light, amber light to left of power light both flash. Unit is beyond warranty, so I'm willing to open up whole cover, thoroughly clean it out, if had instructions on how to do that without breaking anything. I have spare printer, same model, to bring to office, while I try to fix this one at home. Any suggestions greatly appreciated.
Tom Rosenfeld, MD
skinman@massmed.org

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  • glazedham02 Nov 14, 2008

    My printer did the same thing. It's a desk jet 932 c. It looks like the ink cartridge exploded inside the printer.

    If there's a way to clean it out I'd also like to know. Personally, I think it's a gonner.

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