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Some of the ink colours are very poor even though the cartridges are full, what can I do to fix it?

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I received a similar HP Laserjet Color Printer with same issue for repair/ maintenance a few months back.
Actually the problem is with the printer design not the magenta cartridge and it needs professional hands for servicing and cleaning. The mirrors which reflect laser beam get covered with dust and toner. hence the image is not produced properly. note that first magenta goes off, followed by yellow, then cyan and lastly black. this is because of the mirrors placement inside the printer.

Rest assure that the printer requires ONLY CLEANING OF THE MIRRORS, which are inside the printer.

Clean them yourself with dry n soft cloth (if you are familar with such tasks) or get it cleaned by any printer repair/ service professional. Please note that the mirrors, lenses and scanner assembly inside such printers is extremely complex and can get damaged very easily especially the mirrors.

Hope it would help. If you need any help in cleaning mirrors and lenses let me know

Posted on Nov 03, 2010

  • oalsrouji May 14, 2011

    I have the same problem. Actually, the printer is not using the red color at all! I never tried fixing or cleaning a printer before, can you give me instructions to clean the mirrors myself? I will be as careful as possible.

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