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I'VE REALLY ENJOYED MY 6500 WIRELESS PRINTER....IT NOW SEEMS TO HAVE A PRINT HEAD MALFUNCTION.....IS IT POSSIBLE OR ADVISABLE TO INVEST IN REPAIR? IF SO, AT WHAT COST AND WHERE? BILL JOHNSON (805) 737-6523

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Hi, that is something you can fix yourself. but first, do some printhead cleaning. follow instructions here. if this doesn't workout, you may replace it. complete guide on how to Remove, clean, and reinstall the printhead is here.

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HP Officejet 6500A - frequent print head clogs


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Inkjet printers need to be used frequently to prevent ink drying out and blocking the print head nozzles.
If the print head cleaning maintenance routine does not clear the blockages, then print head needs replacing, but it may be expensive.
It may be more cost effective to buy a later model and better printer than replace the print head.

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I have the hp6500 printer I put a new red cartridge in but when I do a clea cartridge it will not print the red. It seems like the print head is dried up. Is there such a product to clean the print head...


Try removing the print head, run it under hot water for 2 mins, then let soak for 10 min. then used a can of compressed air to dry thoroughly. It may fix the blocked nozzles.
A new print head maybe expensive and it maybe more cost effective to purchase a new printer.

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My HP 6500 wont print black ink. It's like a very very light grey and I can't see it. Tried 2 new print cartridges and no luck. Please help.


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The HP 6500 printer has separate in cart and print heads. The light print you are getting is because the print head in clogged with dry ink. First thing to try is to go into the printer software on your computer and do a print head cleaning procedure, this will take a few minutes to finish. You may have to run this several times to clear out the dry ink. If this does not solve the problem when you will need to get a replacement print head, the part number is CB868-30002

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Black ink will not print on officejet 6500


Replace print head assembly.. P/No: CD868-300018_20_2012_7_36_36_pm.jpg8_20_2012_7_37_03_pm.jpg

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My hp 6500 won't print black. I've changed the cartridge twice. No result. Can the ink not be getting to the printer head?


Unplug the printer for at least overnight. I have 3 of these printers and all 3 have done this. All 3 came back after being unplugged for a long period.
Personally, I think a class action suit might be in order.

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My HP 6500 only prints yellow and black. I refilled all three color cartridges and only the yellow is working. Any ideas?


This printer having four cartridges and two print heads.Each print head having two pens, black, yellow & magenta,cyan. As you said yellow & black are OK.. So replace Magenta & Cyan print head..

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I have a HP Officejet printer model 6500 E709n (USB connected) and I have just changed the black print cartridge and now the printer only ptints blank ppages. I check of the printer status reveals that...


What about print head?.. perform print head cleaning process through tool box, check any back print out? no remove black/yellow print head clean nozzles manually, try it if not resolved replace print head..browse the link how to clean the print head..http://www.ehow.com/video_4974250_manually-clean-hp-inkjet-cartridge.html

Oct 27, 2011 | HP Officejet 6500 Wireless All-in-One...

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I have a hp 6500 officejet wireless printer that i jut put in new ink cartridge and all it does is print blank pages?


This happens as the ink needs some time to saturate the system. Usually one needs to print quite a few pages for the ink to flow through and get to the ink head. A better quicker way is to clean the ink heads with the aid of the software that came with your printer.

Navigate to your windows control panel and double click printers and faxes. Then right click on your HP Officejet 6500 printer and select properties. Then click the Print test page button. Check the manual for cleaning the ink head.

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My officejet 6500 only prints blank pages, but all ink cartridges are full.


maybe your print head is dried. try inject print head cleaner inside your cartridge and wait.

Mar 04, 2011 | HP Officejet 6500 Wireless All-in-One...

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Printer will not print red. The red cartridge seems fine, with ink flowing freely, but it won't print onto the page.


its the problem of print head in your printer. You are not the only one facing this problem there are many other users facing this same problem.in canon printer users out of 10 users ---- 8 users face this problem.
Now I will explain the problem
In the printer where you insert the cartridges is called carriage.in the carriage there is a part called PRINT HEAD. In the print head there are tiny – tiny holes from where the ink passes.when you insert the cartridge in the carriage /head of the printer the ink from the cartridge passes from the head.but if the head is got blocked then the ink will not pass from the head and you get no print out still with the new brand cartridges.now in the printer there is a in built cleaning assembly , so when you give the command of cleaning from your pc/laptop the inbuilt cleaning assembly tries to clean the blocked ink in the tiny holes of the head.but if the ink is got stuck up hard the cleaning assembly in the printer does not have that much power to clean the ink in the head.the other procedure to clean the head is a manual cleaning.in this procedure the head needs to be removed from the printer by disassembling the printer.but in this case out of 100 only 4 to 5 heads gets cleaned and start working but that also don’t last long.its not any guarantee that how much the manually cleaned head will work.
In some cases it has been seen that ink gets used only in cleaning but after inserting new cartridges the printer starts working.if you have inserted new cartridges in the printer and still don’t get any printout then its advisable that you go for any other brand printer.hp is the best brand of printer. Or the other option is you take the printer to local printer repair shop to get the head manually cleaned if you at present don’t want to invest in new printer.a repair center have some special tools to clean the print head its 50 ---- 50 Chance.you can try that first.
This will help. Thanks please keep updated.please do rate the solution positively .thank you for using fixya

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