Question about HP OfficeJet Pro K5400dn Photo Printer
The HP88 printhead can dry out and cause clogging in the black part of the K/Y (black/yellow) printhead.
This has been a major problem for a few client schools of mine and for me in my attic space where air conditioning and/or hot dry air causes clogging.
You may want to consider purchasing a new printhead and an alternative black ink supplier (non HP) that uses Dyebase ink instead of pigment as this doesn't clog in the same conditions.
However, please note that if you do this it means you may lose your warranty (certainly on the printhead) and the printout won't be as clear for text as the black ink can "bleed" slightly into other colours. It has however solve the problem of clogging in one school that went through 5 printheads in two terms/semesters until we switched.
Posted on Jan 23, 2009
Print the self-test report from the front panel of the all-in-one and check the result. If the print is good, then clean the cartridges and then align the cartridges from the solution center and then try to print.
If the self-test report is not fine then check the ink levels and then clean the cartridges with a soft cotton cloth and then align the cartridges and even clean the print cartridges.
If the issue still persists then power cycle the all-in-one and then reset.
Posted on Aug 02, 2008
Have looked for compatible HP88 printheads but can't seem to find any. Does anyone know a website that supplies them
Posted on Mar 24, 2010
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Nov 04, 2014 | HP Officejet Pro L7680 All-In-One Printer
Apr 03, 2011 | HP Officejet Pro L7680 All-In-One Printer
Mar 14, 2011 | HP Officejet Pro L7680 All-In-One Printer
Sep 04, 2010 | HP Officejet Pro L7680 All-In-One Printer
Feb 08, 2010 | HP Officejet Pro L7680 All-In-One Printer
Jan 12, 2010 | HP Officejet Pro L7780 All-In-One InkJet...
Jan 10, 2010 | HP Officejet Pro L7680 All-In-One Printer
Oct 29, 2009 | HP Officejet Pro L7680 All-In-One Printer
473 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: