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Hardver problem My printer sucks plenty of black ink when changing cartridges. So it runs out quickly. Printing is very stripy as well. Shall I take it to service or can I repair it myself ? (No warranty on it any longer).

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Re: hardver problem

Tough call, depending on how much you paid for it, it may not be worth it ( unless they give free estomates).

open the printer, look at where the printer head goes into home position ( where it usually ends upafter printing)

there is a sponge on the bottom, it is suposed to make contact only after it goes to home position ( this is what keeps the contacts moist so they don't dry up)

is it making contact all the time ? ( cheat the switch with the door open)

if you are not tech savvy then better to take it to a shop and get an estimate

Posted on Dec 20, 2007

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