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How do I clean Cartridges on HP deskjet 6122?

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If You need to clean the printhead

check here how

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Remove all the cartridges, clean the Gold contact points on the cartridges and on the printer using soft brush/cotton dipped in alcohol/acetone /spirit. Never touch the Gold contacts with your hand/fingers. To clean the head, catch a cotton bud and dampen it with water, wipe the head very gently and lightly. Be careful, never give a push or hard pressure, just clean it very lightly, otherwise you may damage the Head and will never be usable.

If you need further help, let me know.

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SOURCE: How do you clean a HP Deskjet 6122 of ink that builds-up in areas that you can't reach with a 6" Q-tip?

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SOURCE: I have an HP Deskjet 6122. Cannot get documents

Your printer needs some manual servicing.
It's advised that you leave it for a qualified technician to do that.
From the problem you described, the encoder sensor may be causing this problem.

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