background preloader

Printer cleaning - HP Deskjet 940c

Facebook Twitter

Cleaning and Maintaining the HP Deskjet 900 Series Printer. All Inkjet printers produce a small amount of ink residue that may build up inside the printer's case.

Cleaning and Maintaining the HP Deskjet 900 Series Printer

This is normal. There is no need to clean this residue. Platen cleaners or alcohol may damage the HP Deskjet printer and should not be used. Cleaning the interior of the printer should be limited to cleaning only the print cartridges. Do not clean anything else inside the printer unless specifically instructed to do so. Caution: Do not clean or lubricate the carriage rod. Support document. The lights on the front of the product indicate the product status.

Support document

These lights can be on, off, or blinking (flashing), depending on the status of the product. Blinking lights can indicate error conditions. They might also indicate that the product is starting up or processing a print job. Deskjet Printers - Printing Internal Tests. HP 940c inkjet leaking printer. Berts instructions for cleaning the 900 Series Service Station If you have an ink spillUse a garden hose adjusted to a slow trickle to wash the ink out of the mechanism after the service station is removed.

HP 940c inkjet leaking printer

Avoid getting water on the electronics boards, motors, and carriage. Dry the mechanism before reassembly. I use a sunny place. Before You BeginYou will need a T10 Torx driver and some latex gloves if you want to avoid getting ink on your hands once the case has been removed. HP Deskjet 722 clean spittoon. How to Really Clean an Inkjet Printer in 5 Simple Steps. There you sit, late at night, typing away with a paper due in the morning.

How to Really Clean an Inkjet Printer in 5 Simple Steps

You’ve written a wonderful article, backed it up, and now it’s time to print the beast. After clicking the familiar printer icon, you silently wait for the paper to get pulled into the printer and produce a work of art that Charles Dickens would appreciate. After your printer finishes the that last line you take a look at your masterpiece only to see that there is streaking, blotches, and other impurities. Time after time, you try to “clean” the printer through the manufacture’s software, but all it seems to be doing is drain your precious ink.

If you’ve ever been in this situation, this tutorial will tell you how to really clean your inkjet. As a technician, I receive many calls about a customer’s inkjet that is not working right or has poor output quality, even after a replaced cartridge. Definitions Before we actually get into the cleaning portion of this tutorial, here is some terms you may need to know. Step 1. Cleaning rollers, servicing an HP Deskjet 952c - comp.periphs.printers. HP 960 C Deskjet printerA puzzling issue - I have paviliion running win xp sp2 (about 4 years old) and have a minor glitch when I print a document from powerpoint 2003.

Cleaning rollers, servicing an HP Deskjet 952c - comp.periphs.printers

I was able to find a newer driver (from late 2001) and tried to install it. But the printer driver assistant "wants to close" and send error message to microsoft. I have tried several times to do this update but it fails. I tried uninstalling the software from add/remove programs but nothing happens when I try to do that. HP support had me modify the registry and remove a subfolder relating to this printer, but that also did not hel... Paper Feed Cleaning Kit for HP DeskJet series printers.Hi, I have an HP DeskJet 510 (yes, I know, too old :D) but many years ago when I had trouble with the Paper Feed on my DeskJet 510, HP sent me a Paper Feed cleaning Kit which worked at that time really good. Hewlett Packard Printers. HP Deskjet 932C & 940C Black Cartridge error. HP DeskJet 932C I have 2 HP's (932C & 940C) both are giving an error on the black cartridge.

HP Deskjet 932C & 940C Black Cartridge error

Even when I put in a new cartridge, the light blinks and the carrier moves to the black cartridge.... What is wrong with these machines ? Is it a commen problem for the 900 series ? Either you have defective cartridges or the contacts are dirty. By Bert on Apr 11, 2005 at 8:20pm I've cleaned everything. By kristen on May 8, 2005 at 12:12pm The DJ 932 can use either the HP 15 or 45 black cartridge. By Bert on May 8, 2005 at 2:59pm I have the same blinking light problem!!

Much thanks!! Greg by greg_overholt on Dec 9, 2005 at 8:57am I had same error light problems, called hp, and was told to clean out wells and switch cartridges and stuff...nothing worked...then one day i was examining the inside and found massive glob of black ink toner at far right end or printer, which apparently had dripped or been dumped out of cartridge for no reason. by Anonymous on Jan 16, 2006 at 6:10am.

FixYourOwnPrinter. Jim: It's fairly common to see the "Paper Pusher Bar" broken and causing paper exit jams.

FixYourOwnPrinter

That bar assembly has three small fingers that lay back flat during the printing cycle. When the printer is finished its printing cycle, the paper is just starting to exit under the Print Cartridge Holder Assembly, but is actually laying on the Paper Guide Assembly and Roller Assembly. That paper pusher assy, then stands up and the three fingers basically push the paper onto the Paper Exit Tray/Area.