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Tries to print, but then ink cartridge moves to left and it all stops

I have tried restarting computer, reinstalling printer, checked all connections and nothing works. Every time I try to print, it acts like it's going to print, but then it makes a weird noise and slams the cartridge to the far left side and then stops. The lights blink and the message is something like 'cannot complete print task'. I don't know. I unplugged the darn thing last week. Too frustrating to keep trying. Any suggestions? One guy said to turn upside down and shake? Also to clean all parts with alcohol. It was working fine and I use it a lot, then all of a sudden...blinking and slamming.

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The printer gears assembly is brokem or gor cracked so it is giving this message that ---cannot complrte print task--- just get that assembly replaced to make it proper. it will cost u near $20 for the assembly.

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