HP DeskJet 460

How to Identify and Fix Common Problems ?

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The Power light blinks at a steady interval when the printer is processing a print job. If the Power light blinks fast, the ink cartridge door might be open, or the printer might be in an error state. If an error message displays on the computer screen, follow the on-screen messages to resolve the issue.
Some parts of the printer are broken, or there`s an internal error with the device. You need to restart your printer if you notice the `Resume` light and the Power light blinking together. There`s an improper connection. A flashing `Resume` light can also indicate a paper jam.
The operating current for the machine while printing is approximately 3.8 amps. When the machine is warming up it may peak. This peak enables the machine to print the first page quickly. Sometimes this warm-up peaking will cause lights to flicker as the power is drawn.
Battery Troubles:

If your HP laptop has a removable battery, remove it and reinsert it after a few seconds. Sometimes, a faulty connection can cause the power light to blink. If you can access a spare battery, try swapping it to see if the issue persists.

Ink has run out. (The lamp on the ink tank flashes.) If printing is in progress, stop printing, replace the ink tank, and then print again. Printing under the current condition may damage the printer.
The Power light blinks at a steady interval when the printer is processing a print job. If the Power light blinks fast, the ink cartridge door might be open, or the printer might be in an error state. If an error message displays on the computer screen, follow the on-screen messages to resolve the issue.
The blinking symbol on the computer screen is called the cursor. In computer user interfaces, a cursor is an indicator used to show the current position for user interaction on a computer monitor or other display device that will respond to input from a text input or pointing device.
CURING WITH A FLASH UNIT

To cure, lift the shirt off the platen and lay it on top, allowing heat to penetrate through the ink layer. Then, swivel the flash over the shirt. It is important to keep the platen under the flash dryer until the ink layer is fully cured, which typically takes around 30-40 seconds.

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HP deskjet 460 Waste ink tank full
ANSWER : I worked fixing printers for 5 years for Verizon and some of the older printers were notorious for the waste receptacle filling and overflowing with ink. My solution was good old warm water. Remove the waste container and scoop out as much as you can with a small screwdriver, wiping the discard on a paper towel, then just run warm water from the faucet into the container till all the residue is removed. This is just water soluble ink folks, if you want to test it, scoop out a glob and dissolve it in warm water, its easy as pie. I never once bought a new ink discard reservoir. I just cleaned out my mobile 460 printer reservoir by the same method. There are no electrical connections its just all plastic.

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HP DESKJET 1280 ERROR
ANSWER : Help please! Printer power and paper lights continue to flash,- even after : encoder strip cleaned, carriage rod lubed, carriage is not stuck, rollers cleaned, no paper jambed . I know this is a variation on an existing theme, but could anyone help solve the issue.Many thanksKen

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Paper Jam and carriage jam code when nothing is jammed
ANSWER : Did you try cleaning the encoder strip that runs through the cartridge assy.? Use Window Cleaner on a paper towel. Also, check inside on the right. I’ve seen a lot of times where there is a folded up scrap of paper that stops the carriage from going all the way to the right.

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HP Deskjet 5150
ANSWER : Ok I have the same problem, Kemal. HOW DO YOU DISASSEMBLE the printer carriage and the Ink Service Station from that??

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HP DeskJet 950C Leaking Ink
ANSWER : Thanks for the “loose, white rectangular piece” comment in my 990cse. I found this same white piece of rubber today jamming up the cleaning station carriage assembly and was wondering where it came from!

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HP DeskJet 1220C Prints only Pink & Black
ANSWER : hi everyone. i have an hp ink advantage 5525 all-in-one. changed all cartridges as they were empty and when i tried to print i got blank pages. i gave a print order a couple times to find out what was going on and found out that yellow and magenta inks worked but not cyan and black. removed cartridges, clean and all many times and nothing happened. then i tried this youtu.be/f57jOGj-G5s and the print quality of magenta and yellow improved significantly but still no black or cyan at all. i can’t do the running water thing because the print head is not detachable. any suggestions?

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hp deskjet 3420- system error
ANSWER : Hi I am having problem in printing from java file , I followed all your steps but C:\\WINDOWS\\system32\\spool\\drivers\\w32x86\\3 after this I am getting no files in this folder ,please help me as I am struggling to get print from java since a week

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HP PSC 2410 Carriage Jam
ANSWER : Hi All,

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