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Ink spillage from HP G55 - is there a reservoir in there?

HP Office Jet G55 - leaking masses of black ink. Dismantled printer to seek source of ink but unsuccessful. Found I could hold printer chassis under running warm tap to wash out ink from inside casework. When dry printer still functions OK (lucky?) Where did all that ink come from and will it happen again?
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    Michael Gamble Oct 02, 2009

    These cartridges do not 'open' they just stay in the holder and race back and forth. It had to be fixed and the fact that all seems to be well now following the douche indicates to me there must be some sort of reservoir in there - and it will eventually happen again. The only thing I can suggest is that the ink from a nozzle check and cleaning 'must' go somewhere...
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The ink could of come from a cartridge that was stuck open or the printer held the cartridge open. Of it was the cartridge itself once you changed it that problem was fixed. If it was the printer it may or may not happen again. It could be just a fluke thing and never happen again. The main problem in trying to repair is if it is not doing it at the time you are trying to repair you'll never find it. As they say if it's not broke don't fix it. Unfornatly that applies here. Sorry!

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