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HP 7660 "Print Cartridge Cradle is Stuck" Message

I just got a hand-me-down HP 7660 and went ahead and printed a test page. Towards the end of the print job, the printing stopped an a message on the LCD appeared - "Print Cartridge Cradle is Stuck Clear jam then press OK." So i opened the front cover and checked the cradle - appeared to be fine. I pressed "OK". Same message. I opened the back, and checked the rollers for a small bit of paper somewhere...anywhere. Nothing. So I hit ok again. The cradle moves left. It moves right. Moves left and right again... Same message...

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  • Anonymous Aug 12, 2008

    same things/.... cartridge stuck, it seems find, no paper jam whatsoever, is moves left, right, lef right, again message.... etcc

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    INK CRADLE IS NOT MOVING

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I was having same problem but it was a paper jam all the time and then it started to state Cairrage Jam. And what was happening was the unit the cartridges sit in was not going all the way to the right. A little nudge and you could feel it move. Closed lid and sometimes it would print but eventually it would fail. Just replaced but I suspect if you can get to the cairrage you could clean/repair whatever was keeping it from going all the way to the right.

Hope that helps!

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