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Cleaning How can I manually clean my HP Laserjet 2600n printer? I do not have Toolbx installed.

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Re: Cleaning

Yes , you can manually clean the printer usually you can use a lint free cloth to do so. I don't recommend taking canned air and blowing it out. As far as the ghosting goes yes you seem to have a fuser problem and best case is to have service done to replace the fuser!! Hope I have helped!!!

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How do one correct print quality in hp color laser jet 2600n

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Follow this method hope it helps you!!

During the printing process, paper, toner and dust particles can accumulate inside the printer. Over time, this buildup can cause print-quality problems such as toner specks or smearing. This printer has a cleaning mode that can correct and prevent these types of problems.
This printer has two processes for generating cleaning pages: one is automatically generated and one is manually generated. When a new black print cartridge is installed, a cleaning page will be automatically generated prior to calibration.
Clean the fuser using HP Toolbox
NOTE: Use the following procedure to clean the fuser using the HP Toolbox. To clean the engine when the computer is running an operating system that does not support HP Toolbox, see the late-breaking Readme on the root of the CD-ROM, or visit .

1 Make sure that the printer is turned on and in the Ready state.

2 Open the HP Toolbox using one of the following methods.
On the Windows desktop, double-click the HP Toolbox icon.
* On the Windows Start menu, click Programs (All Programs in Windows XP), click HP , click HP Color LaserJet 2600n, and then click HP Color LaserJet 2600n Toolbox .

3 Click the Troubleshooting tab, and then Troubleshooting Tools .
4 Click the Print button next to step 1, "Click the "Print" button to print out the Cleaning Page."

5 Remove the Cleaning Page from the output bin, and load it printed side down in Tray 1.

6 Click the Clean button to complete the cleaning process. Press the GO button on the printer control panel. The Cleaning page will print, with a second page adhered to the first page. This is normal behavior during the cleaning process.

Cleaning spilled toner
Defective print cartridges can develop leaks. Also, after a paper jam has occurred, some toner might remain on the rollers and guides inside the printer. The pages that print immediately after the jam can pick up this toner.
CAUTION: When cleaning the printer, do not touch the ETB with a damp cloth or with fingers.
Cleaning the paper path
The device features a special cleaning mode to clean the paper path.
NOTE: If there is access to HP Toolbox, HP recommends cleaning the paper path by using HP Toolbox.
Clean the paper path

1. Use the (LEFT ARROW) or the (RIGHT ARROW) button to select Service, and then press (SELECT).

2. Use the (LEFT ARROW) or the (RIGHT ARROW) button to select Cleaning Mode, and then press (SELECT).
A page feeds through the printer slowly. Discard the page when the process is completed.

3. Load plain letter or A4 paper when prompted.

4. Press (SELECT) again to confirm and begin the cleaning process.
A page feeds through the printer slowly. Discard the page when the process is completed.

Calibrating the printer
Calibrations are performed at regular intervals. For best print quality, a calibration can be performed from the control panel using the following steps:
NOTE: This will calibrate the color and clean the black electrostatic transfer belt (ETB).

1 Use the (LEFT ARROW) or the (RIGHT ARROW) button to select System setup and then press (SELECT).

2 Use the (LEFT ARROW) or the (RIGHT ARROW) button to select Print quality and then press (SELECT). Calibrate color will display on the control panel.

Press (SELECT).

3 Use the (LEFT ARROW) or the (RIGHT ARROW) button to select Calibrate now and then press (SELECT).

4 Press (SELECT) to start the calibration.

Other options for print quality defects that still persist

Oct 26, 2010 | HP Color LaserJet 2600n Printer

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Colour laserjet HP cp2025 keeps going into cleaning mode - why ?

It's normal. The printer is designed to go into a cleaning cycle to maintain good print quality. Depending on your environment It could run every 50 pages or every 100 pages. You can't turn it off or modify it.

Sep 10, 2010 | HP Color LaserJet 2600n Printer

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Hp laserjet 2600n printer creates 1/2" wide band that you can almost see the it is not getting toner in black color.

This often happens when cartrage has run past changing point. remove cartrages starting at top and CK for ink. Run cleaning page until clear

Jul 04, 2010 | HP Color LaserJet 2600n Printer

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I have an HP laserJet 2600N Printer Iinstalled

The laser unit is positioned in such a position that the air intake fan draws any environmental dust into the unit and the lens and mirrors of the magenta laser are first to be deposited with this dust resulting in a week laser beam onto the magenta drum , resulting in very light magenta images. Solution if you are technical minded take the unit out the rear ond clean all the laser mirrors and lenses be very carefull. I regularly have a machine in the workshop with this problem , the cleaning of the laser unit can also be a solution to the colour mis alighnment problem.

Mar 12, 2010 | HP Color LaserJet 2600n Printer

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HP 2600n - Maintenance of the transer roller sheet

You can clean it using piece of paper (not printed). time for replacement - your image is very ghostly and you cant get better image after cleaning lasser/scanner assy :)

Oct 22, 2009 | HP Color LaserJet 2600n Printer

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Color LaserJet 2600n Some of the colors are not printing.

replace color cartriges restart and let computer clean the heads

Jul 29, 2009 | HP Color LaserJet 2600n Printer

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How Clean the Head of HP2600n Laser jet printer

There is technically no "printhead" on a Laser Jet printer. There is a cleaning cycle though. Press the menu button and navigate left to the Service menu, click right and then select the cleaning option.

Jun 04, 2009 | HP Color LaserJet 2600n Printer

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Print Problem in 2600n and Laserjet 1000

Just install 2600n manually and define as USB Virtual printer port!!!

Jan 24, 2008 | HP Color LaserJet 2600n Printer

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