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Ink is leaking from bottom of HP 952C printer. Cartridges will not move when top is opened. How do I clean it?

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Take the printer apart and clean the spong where ink catridge rest its most likely full therefore it is over flowing out of the printer prepare to get ur hands, cloths and where ur workin full of ink

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Open the system and then slide the cartridges to the side like you are changing them, then clean them out

Posted on Jul 20, 2009

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SOURCE: ink cartridges will not slide due to leaking ink underthe printer

Sorry to hear about the mess. Let's start with the clean up of the ink. Use a dry cloth or paper towel to wipe up the ink that has spilled out of the cartridge. Wipe gently so you don't do any damage to the internal components of your printer. The ink will likely color the inside of your printer - That's okay. Just make sure you get anything that puddles. It should not look wet.

On to the non-moving cartridge carrier. The standard fix for this is to do a hard reset on the printer. Follow these steps.

1. Unplug the power cord and remove the paper from the paper tray.
2. Move the carriage all the way to the right, close the lid and reconnect the power cord.
3. The printer will make some noise as it starts back up. Wait until it stops making noise.
4. Open the printer lid. The carriage should return to its normal position.
5. Try printing again.

If this does not work, then damage has been done to the internal components. You will need to get the printer serviced by a repair person.




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I got always the message Print Head not installed


follow these steps:
1.
Turn the open the top cover. Wait for the cartridge carrier to stop moving, then lift the first cartridge out of the printer. Tilt the cartridge forward, then carefully lift it out of the printer.
2.
Examine the electrical contacts on the bottom of the cartridge. Look for any tape that might be covering those contacts. New print cartridges ship with this tape to protect the cartridge and prevent leaks. If you fail to remove this tape, the printer cannot sense the cartridge and it might return a "print head not installed" error.
3.
Remove the rest of the cartridges from the printer. Check them for tape and other obstructions. Also check the cartridges for leaking ink, and clean them if necessary. Discard and replace any cartridges found to be leaking.
4.
Clean the ink cartridge carriers thoroughly, using a soft cloth or a small vacuum cleaner designed for cleaning computer components. Paper dust and ink residue can accumulate in the carrier and cause communication issues with the printer.
5.
Place the ink cartridges back in the printer and close the top cover. Power cycle the printer if the error message does not go away immediately.

in case of any additional help, please revert back

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Cartridge error,refer to devise documentation to troubleshoot


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Turn on the printer and open the cover where the ink cartridge is located. Remove the cartridge.

Place the ink cartridge back in the carriage. Close the cover. Turn the printer off for a minute.

Turn the HP printer on. Use the printer to print a test page. If this does not correct the problem, move on

Turn on the printer and open the cover where the ink cartridge is located. Remove the cartridge.

Remove the cartridge and use a clean, lint-free, dry cloth to gently wipe the contacts.

Wipe from the top of the contact to the bottom. Do this for each contact.

Place the HP ink cartridge back in the carriage. Turn the printer off for a minute.

Turn the HP printer on. Use the printer to print a test page. If this does not correct the problem, move on

Turn on the HP printer, open the cover and remove both the black and color cartridge. Close the cover.

Remove the power cord from the outlet and disconnect the cables running to the computer and/or router. Wait one minute, and then plug in the power cord and then the cables.

Open the cover and install the black and color ink cartridges. Turn the printer on.

Turn the HP printer on. Use the printer to print a test page. If this does not correct the problem, you will need to buy new ink cartridges. Office Max or Wal-Mart have ink cartridges for almost every model of HP Deskjet, Photosmart and Officejet printers.

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How do i clean my head on my hp deskjet 952c printer?


just full ink cartridge and wipe print head under it, this model not same with other model that the printer head separate with ink cartridge.

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Cartrigde leaked ink to bottom of printer


Print cartridge

When the print cartridge contacts are dirty and the printer cannot detect/communicate with print cartridge.

Clean the contact points on the cartridges with a dry, lint-free cloth.

1. Open the top cover of the printer.

2. Remove the print cartridges.

3. Clean the copper-colored contact points on the cartridges with a damp, lint-free cloth.
Use a dry, lint-free cloth to remove moisture from the contacts.

5. Insert the cartridges back into the printer.

6. Close the top cover.

7. Try printing again.

If you still cant communicate try with new cartridge .


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Aug 18, 2009 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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Ink cartridges will not slide due to leaking ink underthe printer


Sorry to hear about the mess. Let's start with the clean up of the ink. Use a dry cloth or paper towel to wipe up the ink that has spilled out of the cartridge. Wipe gently so you don't do any damage to the internal components of your printer. The ink will likely color the inside of your printer - That's okay. Just make sure you get anything that puddles. It should not look wet.

On to the non-moving cartridge carrier. The standard fix for this is to do a hard reset on the printer. Follow these steps.

1. Unplug the power cord and remove the paper from the paper tray.
2. Move the carriage all the way to the right, close the lid and reconnect the power cord.
3. The printer will make some noise as it starts back up. Wait until it stops making noise.
4. Open the printer lid. The carriage should return to its normal position.
5. Try printing again.

If this does not work, then damage has been done to the internal components. You will need to get the printer serviced by a repair person.




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HP DeskJet 930c is leaking black ink


The printer primes and cleans the cartridges when the cartridges go to the right side of carriage. Sounds like a cartridge has either leaked or you have used it enough the the ink pool is full, or you have layed the printer on its side or back. From experence, if ink is leaking out of the printer, your probley better off getting anithe printer. I have tried to take the covers off and clean inside print, and it is a messy job.

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Ink cartridge


This is the HP site for your 952c printer. Has most answers to your problems.


http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/product?product=60653&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&submit.y=8&submit.x=7&lang=en&cc=us

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How to remove the top of the 952c to get to the ink reservoir.


HP 952c = Deskjet Printer
Like ALL HP deskjets of this design:
Turn Printer ON (allow for test cycle), then lift top hinged panel.
Print cartridges will be parked in protected area to the right.
When top panel is lifted, they will move out for easy access.
They will NOT move out if printer is OFF.
So Please turn ON as first step.
Best to install new cartridges as opposed to cleaning.
If cleaning, utilize software option for clogged cartridges.
If they are leaking, replace them with new cartridges.
All this is available on HP web site.

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Please try to check with the ink present in the cartridges and perform the following steps:

a) Turn the printer on.
b) Open the printer’s top cover.
c) After the print cartridges have moved to the center/home position of the printer, unplug the printer’s power cord from the electrical outlet.
d) Remove the print cartridges.
e) Using a dry, lint-free, clean cloth, wipe the print cartridge contacts, from the top to the bottom
f) The contacts inside the printer may also require cleaning. Using a dry, lint-free, clean cloth, gently wipe the contacts, from the top to the bottom
g) Plug the printer's power cord into the electrical outlet.



Now, perform these steps:

1. Verify that the unit is switched on. Unplug the all-in-one from power and disconnect the connection port.
2. Wait 30 seconds.
3. Plug in the power only.
4. Repeat steps 2-4 two more times.
5. On the third time after plugging the unit into power, reconnect the connection port from the all-in-one to your computer.

Try to check the functionality of the printer.

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Not sure about r40's, but look here about the leaking ink solution for G85's and DJ900's: http://www.fixyourownprinter.com/forums/inkjet/22399

There is a guy named BERT who is a master a fixing HP units, and his email can be found in the above mentioned forum note.

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