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C6280 Not printing in black

Suddenly will not print in black, run all the tests, cleaned nozzles, new HP cartridge, all drivers are up to date. Ran print allignment and it failed..only printed part of black idea what to do next...

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SOURCE: cartridges wont allign?

Try this:

Posted on Nov 12, 2007


SOURCE: HP K550 blak print failure

Hold the far button on the right down for a minute and it will move the head over for access

Posted on Jan 11, 2008

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SOURCE: Align Print Cartridge Failure


You may be need to buy a new color cart., becuase the allignment page depend on the Yellow color when it become to scan..

or you can pring any allignment page from a friend and put it in the scanner instead that one you printed out....

Hope it's work

Posted on Feb 21, 2008

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SOURCE: Not printing color

Loks like there is a "well" under the "docked" position of the heads (at the right end of the unit, facing it - under the control buttons.) In my unit, ink had built up in this well to the point that some of the mechanical bits were scraping the top of the built-up ink pile. After I carefully removed about two TootsieRoll's-worth of old dried ink with a long scewdriver (using a flashlight to illuminate the area), the color printing seemed to be doing better. Can't tell yet if this has completely resolved the problem, as I have not yet printed enough pages to prove the point...

Posted on Feb 25, 2008

SOURCE: HP Photosmart D7360

HP support decided it could not be repaired on line, agreed to replace it but found it was a few days out of it is dead in the water. Probably not cost effective to repair it.

Posted on Aug 04, 2008

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