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HP Officejet 6000 Printer not printing with black ink despite

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HP Officejet 6000 Printer not printing with black ink despite changine the cartridge
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Printers
Expert:  Handy--Andy replied 5 years ago.
Hello my name is Andy
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The most likely cause of this is the print head.
This may solve your current issue:-

Most printers have a cleaning routine where you tell the printer to go through a cleaning cycle. This will be a program on your computer or a button on the printer itself. A number of these cleanings can take care of a clogged print head.

If not then please try the following:-

1 With the printer power on please open the cover and wait for the carriage to appear.
2 Unplug the printer from the mains and carefully slide the carriage to gain access to the print cartridges and remove them.
3 With a damp cloth or ear bud clean the print head. (isopropyl achohol with water works best)
4 Leave for 5 minutes and put the cartridges back in.
5 How are the print now?

If this doesn't work then you are looking at a faulty cartridge or print head.

All the best
Andy
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