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My HP Officejet Pro 8000 Wireless is leaking ink under the printhead area. This just happened as the printheads were 'sticking' between the ends of the printer and a wire came loose as I was coaching the printheads to the end. The wire favors a paperclip that someone straightened but I have no idea how to replace or exactly where it came from???? Can you plz help??

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SOURCE: HP Officejet pro L7580 printhead

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Posted on May 19, 2008

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SOURCE: The following printhead(s) has a problem Black/Yellow[K/Y].

Simple solution is:

Replace the Black and Yellow Print Catridges. The print heads are mounted to the bottom of the catridges and these, depending on whther they're from HP or not. can have a hard time conducting electricity properly, and in turn.. spitting ink out properly.


Also happens often with aftermarket Catridges because HP puts chips on the catridge. be sure to put an HP catridge. Sometimes you get what you pay for :)

Posted on Oct 31, 2008

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SOURCE: HP D135 - replaced printhead - still doesn't print in that color

try this link : I followed the directions and fixed the problem. the instructions that came with the new printhead weren't really complete.

Here's essentially all I did for my fix - Opened the printer top, turned the printer off. Removed the "bad" printhead, cleaned the metal contacts on the printhead and printer with windex. Closed the printer. Turned it on. waited for it to reset. Opened the printer. Turned the printer off again. Installed the printhead. Closed the lid. Plugged the printer in again. When it was ready I accessed the HP toolbox and alligned the printheads and cleaned the printheads. It worked. Here's a link with photos.


http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=bpa02107&lc=en&cc=ca&dlc=&product=64986

Posted on May 01, 2009

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SOURCE: Officejet d135 says bad black printhead- Replace the pentagon --

To solve the printing problem..


# Hold the cartridge upside down, with the bar-code label facing you and take a damp paper towel.
# Use the towel to wipe the printhead of the cartridge on the bottom (where the ink comes out). Wipe the printhead horizontally in one direction only (left to right).
# Continue doing this until it looks clean.
# Then dab the cartridge on the towel to make sure the ink is flowing.
# Next, look inside the printer and locate the carrier that holds ink cartridges. Caution: Make sure the cartridges are not installed at this point.

1. Look for a shiny piece of metal underneath the contacts at the back of the carrier.
2. Take a damp cotton swab (use water only!) and wipe along the bottom of the shiny metal piece. Note: You may need more than one swab.

# Reinstall the cartridges, making sure you snap them correctly into the printer.


Hope this help. Please Rate My Response! Thanks!

Posted on Aug 27, 2009

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SOURCE: Printhead Problem:

Have you tried to replace the black/yellow printhead? This is not the same as the ink cartridges, but it is located in the compartment under and to the right of the scanner lid.
Here is HP's link.
It looks like this...67a4fe2.jpg

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In the HP OfficeJet Pro L7780 the printheads are actually separate from the ink cartridges. In your case, it sounds like the black/yellow head has worn out and will need to be replaced. The good news is, this is a user replaceable part. The bad news is, the replacement heads are not cheap. Amazon has the HP 88 Black/Yellow printhead listed currently for about $61.
http://www.amazon.com/HP-Yellow-Officejet-Printhead-Packaging/dp/B000BO9L8M/ref=dp_cp_ob_e_title_0
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Have you tried to replace the black/yellow printhead? This is not the same as the ink cartridges, but it is located in the compartment under and to the right of the scanner lid.
Here is HP's link.
It looks like this...67a4fe2.jpg

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If the Warranty date on the printhead expired, then you may have to come out of pocket to replace the printhead since HP will argue that they are not obligated to replace the printhead since the manufacturer warranty lapsed.

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