asked Sep 25, 2006 at 2:26pm
Hp HP OfficeJet 5610

Cartridge Jam - slams against the left side

My HP Officejet 5610 All-In-One says "Cartridge Jam" but I cannot find anything wrong. It keeps slamming the cartridge against the left side and won't print. Why does it do this?
Most likely the encoder strip has came out of the reader. Or is missing completely. The encoder strip is a clear strip that runs along the carriage rail and tells the printer where the carriage assy is at in relation to left to right. The reader is located behind the carriage assy.

Find Stephen on this board and email him. He may have instructions on how to open up the machine to reinstall the strip.

If not you might be better off to take it to a repair shop to reinstall.

by theprinterman on Sep 25, 2006 at 9:36pm Add comment