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HP business inkjet 1100 wont print , loud clicking sound as carriage moves inside machine then comes to a halt. Message comes up saying print-head is being prevented from moving !

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Lift up the cover as if you are going to change ink cartriages. When the carrier is at the center of the machine unplug the machine. Take your hand and physically move the carrier all the way to the left then all the way to the right. If something is retricting the carrier thats your problem. Sometimes the print shaft, shaft carrier rides on, can get gummed up with ink and dirt. This dirt will retrict movement. Clean shaft and oil.

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