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After paper jam was cleared a fault stating printhead loose or not correctly installed appeared.Fault still present after removing ink cartridges and printhead and then reinstalling several times.

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It sounds like there is a SMALL piece of something in the intake well. If you have an air can, get it in there and spray the heck out of it. Be careful not to spray the actual ink cartridge though. I would even go so far as to tip the printer upside down, I know, it sounds rather barbaric, but something is jammed..... Please let me know if there is ANY thing else or if this does not work, we can go further. Thank you for the question, take care.... Guy

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