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Close the ink cartridge access door. Reconnect the power cord to the rear of the printer, and then check the control panel for the error message. Sometimes error messages persist after inserting the printhead. If the error message persists, repeat the steps to reseat the printhead up to three times.
There isn`t much that can be done in the way of repairing a printhead, only replacing parts. By the time a printer technician assesses your printer, gets the part you need, and replaces it, you could have ordered a new printhead from allprintheads.com and replaced it yourself for much less.
In Windows, go to Printer Properties > Maintenance > Clean Heads > OK and follow on-screen prompts.
Although different brands of cleaning solution will slightly vary when it comes to ingredients and ingredient ratios, they are largely based on the same three components: Distilled water. Isopropyl alcohol. Detergent.
Your printer displays the “Missing or Failed Printhead” error to signal a malfunctioning printhead. The issue could be due to clogged ink nozzles, dirty ink cartridges, internal paper jams, and more. HP printers may also display this error if the printhead pulls air from ink cartridges.
An “Incompatible Printhead” or “Alignment Failed” error message is NOT an ink cartridge error, but instead a possible failure of the PRINTHEAD assembly used for firing all four colors onto the paper. TECH FLASH.
The product prints a nozzle check pattern. Check the printed pattern to see if there are gaps in the lines. If there are no gaps, the print head is clean and you can continue printing. If there are gaps or the pattern is faint, clean the print head.
Your printer displays the “Missing or Failed Printhead” error to signal a malfunctioning printhead. The issue could be due to clogged ink nozzles, dirty ink cartridges, internal paper jams, and more. HP printers may also display this error if the printhead pulls air from ink cartridges.
A print head scratch occurs when an accumulation of dust or debris gets stuck in your machine. And if this happens, the damage cannot be fixed. In most cases, you would need to purchase a new printhead. That`s why it`s important to keep the dust out, away from your machine.

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Hp designjet 500 error code 11:11
ANSWER : I have an HP designjet 510 I just powered it on and it only shows error 11:11. does anybody have a solution?

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printhead broken
ANSWER : You can’t. It is only available to authorized Epson service centers. Also, it is extremely difficult to replace and you need special equipt. to align it.

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Clogged nozzles in yellow only
ANSWER : Correction: Slightly offsets to the RIGHT.

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Receive Online Solution Via Canon Printer Support Number
ANSWER : Canon doesn’t advertise on forums. They also don’t have the horrible English skills that you do.

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Brother Printer Customer Support Number
ANSWER : What you’ll probably get is a computer virus from that shady site.

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Won't print after cleaning the printhead
ANSWER : Not a good idea to take the printhead out. You can clean it just as good with it in place. Time to buy a new printer.

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yellow and orange indication
ANSWER : plz give the Samsung ml-1666 firmware

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lexmark C544 prints yellow streaks
ANSWER : Are the streaks repeating defects or does it run top-down on the right or left side of the paper ?If you have a vertical yellow shade on the paper, it’s probaly the yellow developer unit which causes the problem. You then can either replace the developer only or (depending on the total number of pages printed, check the statistics !) the complete imaging kit which consists of all four developers and the imaging basket with the Photoconductors.If you see a repeating defect, you should at first print out the print defects page (menue\reports\print defects). Compare the yellow streaks with the printed scales. Above the scales it tells you which component should be changed.

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