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I have a HP Deskjet 5810 Printer While Printing It is Spilling Black ink inside and outside of printer and over the printed paper rest area
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Check the ink delivery system
Make sure the transportation ink valve is in the unlocked position.
CAUTION: Printing with a locked transportation ink valve can damage the printheads.
Printing with a locked transportation ink valve can damage the printheads.
Make sure the printer is turned on.
Inspect the position of the blue printhead latch.
Open the exterior door.
Open the printhead access door.
Wait until the carriage is idle and silent before you continue.
Visually inspect the printhead latch position.
If the printhead latch is closed, continue to the next step.
If the printhead latch is open, skip to Replace the printheads.
CAUTION: Do not touch the blue printhead latch! Touching the latch might open the carriage and cause damage to the ink system.
Do not touch the blue printhead latch! Touching the latch might open the carriage and cause damage to the ink system.
Reach inside the printer through the printhead access door, and then manually move the carriage to the right.
Visually inspect the ink delivery tubes.
If the tubes are white or ink stained, the printer is not properly primed or out of ink, skip to Replace the printheads.
If the tubes are completely filled with dark ink, the printer is properly primed and filled with ink, continue to the next step.
Check for ink smears on the back of printouts
Load paper into the input tray.
Press and hold the Power button, press the Cancel button three times, press the Start Copy Color button eight times, and then release the Power button.
The printer feeds one page slowly. The printer might make some noise for approximately one minute.
Wait until the page ejects from the printer before you remove it.
Examine the test page.
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