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Images are unclear

When I print images they are unclear because everything is printed with a shadow that is either red or pink. Even if there are words in the images and they are black they have a red shadow that makes them unclear.

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  • karthika2 Feb 10, 2008

    My printer is an HP Color Laserjet 2600n. Dileep thanks for the advice, but knowing me if I did what you told me to my printer would be broken. Ok so I exchanged the printer for another one, but tell me how now I have a problem with the black ink causing images to be blurry. The weird thing is that when I print in garyscale the images are clear, but if I print normally they are unclear.

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    SeekPCRepair DotCom May 11, 2010

    Hello:



    A couple of quick questions to help me resolve your issue for you:



    1) LAser or DeskJet

    2) Color or black & white



    I look forward to helping you resolve this.



    Take care,



    SeekPCRepair

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If you are good at taking things apart and not destroying them, then the problem can usually be fixed easily.

Remove the ink carts.
on either side of the carrage there is a screw, remove both of them.

CAREFULLY slide out the silver bar those screws are holding. Be sure to note its orentation for putting the thing back in later.

also carefully remove the silver "fingers".

remove the black clip/cover on the right side of the carrage that covers the ribbon cables.

lift the head (you see 4 nipples in there-- that is the top of the head assembly)

gently pull out the ribbon cables.

on the bottom of the head is 2 screws, remove them

now the head will come into 4 parts. Nipples, Gasket, nozzle block, and a metal guard.

get some windex with amonia.

soak the parts for a day or 2.

blot dry, then let it set for atleast 2 days to be sure it is COMPLETELY dry.

reassemble, charge the ink, do the printers head cleaning, and boom. back in business.

this works 90% of the time

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