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Printer cartridge cradle is stuck-hp photosmart 7350

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Re: printer cartridge cradle is stuck-hp photosmart 7350

I just had the same problem...and this is what I did to get it working...

Turn off your printer. Open the top. Push the cartridge thingie off to the side (if possible) and then take QTips and cleaned the silver bar the cartridge moves on. Got a lot of ink off of it.
Should run after that.

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Re: printer cartridge cradle is stuck-hp photosmart 7350

I tried to change printer cartiridge but hit wrong button and the heads move and slipped the cradle head to a different location, now it says to clear the jam.

Posted on Feb 09, 2008

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Disconnect the USB cable.
Press the printer power button to turn off the printer.
Disconnect the power cord from the back of the printer.
Open the top cover of the printer.
Remove the print cartridges from the printer.
Slide the cradle to the right side of the printer.
Locate the clutch on the left side of the printer.
NOTE: The clutch is a flat, white, plastic component that rests just above the white roller gear wheel. In the HP Photosmart P1000 and P1100 printers, the clutch is black metal.

Figure 1: Printer clutch

Remove the rear access door from the back of the printer.
Press the clutch firmly towards the back of the printer, while rolling the wheels in the back of the printer upward two full rotations.
Release the clutch and roll the wheels up two more rotations.
Reinstall the rear access door.
Reinstall the print cartridges and secure the latches in place.
Close the top cover and reconnect the power cord.
Turn on the printer.
Print a test page.
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