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Honor Student
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Printer cartridge won't move to center

I have an HP officejet 7110 all-in-one. I am trying to change printer cartridge but the cartridge won't move to the center. I have opened and closed lid repeatedly to no avail. I have turned the printer off and on, and unplugged and replugged. Is there a way to move the printer cartridge carriage manually?

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Master's Graduate
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Re: Printer cartridge won't move to center

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Hi tiashrayber,


Sorry to hear your difficulty on changing the ink cartridge. There's sometimes an obstruction on the carriage path that's why it's not moving automatically to the center.


I believe you can move the printer cartridge / printhead manually for you to change the inks. Try checking this article: Carriage Jam


Hope this works for you!

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Honor Student
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Re: Printer cartridge won't move to center

Hi - thanks very much! I resorted to shaking the printer a few times and it finally did move to the center... but, I suspect there is some problem that will come up again next time I have to replace the printer, I looked at the article you sent. The only thing I didn't try that I saw there was moving the cartridge by hand by accessing through the paper tray... I will try to see if I can do that! thanks again, Tia.

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