How do I clean the printhead on my HP Officejet Pro 8600?

How do I clean the printhead on my HP Officejet Pro 8600?

To clean the printhead, go to Tools on the printer control panel.

  1. Load plain white paper into the input tray.
  2. On the printer control panel, touch the Right Arrow to display additional options.
  3. Touch Setup , and then touch Tools.
  4. Touch Clean Printhead.
  5. When the first cleaning stage completes, a test page prints.

Why is my printer not printing fully?

Your printer is capable of printing single page or multi-page documents, but many users reported that the printer does not print the whole page. The reason for this problem can be many including misconfigured printer properties, driver errors, hardware issues, or some other common issues.

How do I fix my printer not printing color?

First, check your printer settings on the file or picture your trying to print. If your page is setup to print in “grayscale” it will only print in black and white. Change the setting to “default” so it will print in color. If your settings look good from the start, the cartridge may just need to be primed.

Why is my computer not printing to my printer?

Sometimes a printer will not print because the connection between the computer and printer has failed. For a wired setup, make sure that the printer cable is securely attached at both ends. If that does not work, try a different USB port on your computer (assuming you are using a USB printer cable).

Why is my printer not printing correctly?

A printer that has alignment problems will not print documents accurately. Images and text can print at an angle or they may not print at all. Your printer can become misaligned if there is any paper stuck in the machine, print cartridges are clogged or dirty, improper installation of cartridges and using low quality cartridges.

Why is my HP printer not printing black?

At times, when black ink does not print, it can signify a problem with a printer’s laser. The owner of a HP printer may see an error on the LCD screen , indicating that there is a problem with the laser assembly.

Why is my ink cartridge not printing?

If you filled the cartridge improperly, the printer may not print. When you fill a cartridge, the ink sometimes doesn’t make it all the way to the bottom of the reservoir. Fix this problem by removing the cartridge and injecting more ink into the sponge through the exit hole. Air bubbles also can get trapped inside the cartridge, blocking ink flow.

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