20 Most Recent HP LaserJet 4p Printer Questions & Answers


Why is my canion ir 2018 making blank copies

you coppier laser scaner unit or hi voltage power supply complaint
7/3/2014 10:43:46 PM • HP LaserJet 4p... • Answered on Jul 03, 2014

How do I find the scanner unit, hp4mv

usually found just under top cover.
4/15/2014 1:11:44 AM • HP LaserJet 4p... • Answered on Apr 15, 2014

Connecting with usb port

try a usb/Parallel Printer Adapter Cablecable you can find them at office supply stores or others such as walmart.http://www.walmart.com/ip/15075022?adid=22222222227000586714&wmlspartner=wlpa&wl0=&wl1=g&wl2=&wl3=21486607510&wl4=&wl5=pla&veh=sem
12/16/2012 6:35:40 PM • HP LaserJet 4p... • Answered on Dec 16, 2012

Well, I did everything your

If your printer makes a load clicking sound and then shows "paper jam" then the problem is a broken drive motor gear. This is a very common problem with this unit. The nylon gear on the drive motor becomes brittle due to the age of the unit and cracks. When this happens the gear teeth do not mesh with the other gears and you get the grinding and clicking sound, and no paper pickup. You can change the gear yourself. The drive gear is available here:http://www.ccl-la.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=24_41_49&products_id=61And here is a video showing how to install it:
7/20/2012 6:24:47 PM • HP LaserJet 4p... • Answered on Jul 20, 2012

My older hp Laserjet 4P


You can try turning off the "Enable bidirectional support" in Ports option.

However this could be attributed to a corrupt PostScript file (or a regular file being printed through a PostScript driver). Usually PostScript files print just fine, but in some rare cases the file might contain corrupt PS instructions, and the printer will not print it correctly, so the print server keeps sending the file to the printer over and over. Unfortunately there is no way to detect that the file is corrupt before printing. The best solution is to monitor the print job while it is being printed. If you find that the job is being printed again and again, you need to cancel the job. To cancel it, double click on the printer icon (under Printers & Faxes folder) and then delete the problematic job. Or under UNIX, use the lpq command to list the current jobs in the queue, locate your job number (should be the active one), and use the lprm command to remove your print job.

Also try this because it is working for me now trash this file com.apple.print.printerproxy.hplaserJet1012.plist from your Users - Computer Name - Library - Preferences folder and that should fix it along with removing and re-adding your printer in the Print & Fax setup box.

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5/5/2011 6:00:12 PM • HP LaserJet 4p... • Answered on May 05, 2011

HP 4P band of grey


very simple

Use the following troubleshooting steps to resolve this issue:
  1. The print cartridge is almost empty. Shake the cartridge gently to redistribute the toner, or replace the print cartridge.
  2. The print cartridge may be damaged. Replace the print cartridge.
  3. The printer's internal mirror may be dirty. Lift the print cartridge access cover, remove the brush from the underside of the cover, and clean off the mirror using the brush.
  4. use p/n 92274A for toner replacement
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4/5/2011 12:43:45 AM • HP LaserJet 4p... • Answered on Apr 05, 2011

Right side of page printing is broken up

Open the back cover and check out the fuser rollers
12/14/2010 6:28:58 PM • HP LaserJet 4p... • Answered on Dec 14, 2010

On a LaserJet 4P It's been working fine for

Uninstall, reboot then reinstall the software/driver

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6/9/2010 6:59:51 AM • HP LaserJet 4p... • Answered on Jun 09, 2010

Just got a new computer. Have an old HP Laserjet

you have to refer to usb/ parallel converter manual, not printer manual
4/8/2010 6:17:16 AM • HP LaserJet 4p... • Answered on Apr 08, 2010

When printing a page. I get a large shaded area

you may know that this model of printers is very old
i think your cartridge is expiered try to change the cartridge if by the old one just to test....
if the new cartridge is the reason then you have to replace it
2/19/2010 6:13:37 PM • HP LaserJet 4p... • Answered on Feb 19, 2010

I have a HP laserjet 4P. The print was coming out

You need to replace your transfer roller. Might as well do a complete maintenance kit.(Rollers, Fuser and Transfer Roller)
11/9/2009 4:48:09 PM • HP LaserJet 4p... • Answered on Nov 09, 2009

Printing or doing a test print. very lite print.allso no print

few things to consider:

1. You might be running out of ink from the cartridges. Try replacing.

2. You can clean the printer head for some clogged nozzle.

3. Check your printer settings if it was set to grayscale.
7/30/2009 8:52:59 AM • HP LaserJet 4p... • Answered on Jul 30, 2009

The printer was printing several pages, then

It sounds like the fuser gears are broken, that happens with paper jam sometimes from all the heat of the fuser. A new fuser will probably run around $100.00 for that machine.
7/14/2009 8:49:19 PM • HP LaserJet 4p... • Answered on Jul 14, 2009

New toner prints very light. No setting changes on printer.

I had a similar problem, it turned out to be a cheap toner cartridge. Replaced it with an HP cartridge and have had any problem since.
4/16/2009 7:13:03 PM • HP LaserJet 4p... • Answered on Apr 16, 2009

Printing on my HP 4P Lazerjet produces shading on the left side

Most likely you need to put a transfer roller and a fuser in.
2/17/2009 12:10:31 AM • HP LaserJet 4p... • Answered on Feb 17, 2009

Windows vista does not seem to recognize HP 4P printer

WOW!? HP4P... I don't think you'll find a Vista Driver for that printer.

Try www.hp.com in the downloads section.

Good luck from a crusty old HP Printer Tech.
1/23/2009 10:19:28 PM • HP LaserJet 4p... • Answered on Jan 23, 2009

How do you replace the fan on HP LaserJet 4P

Removed cover - found foam filter was hitting fan blade causing an error code of 58 to appear.
1/9/2009 5:06:17 PM • HP LaserJet 4p... • Answered on Jan 09, 2009

HP Laser Jet 4p printer problem - will not print continuously

Go to the printer setting's and make sure that the printer paper feed are not set into a Manual feed.

2/29/2008 8:18:05 PM • HP LaserJet 4p... • Answered on Feb 29, 2008
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