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Clean laserjet 4000 printer head

Trying to find out the procedure for cleaning the printer heads on this black ink only printer. No head cleaning in the software or control panel info.

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1. Go to start/Printers and Faxes. You should see a list of printers.
2. Highlight your printer and right click on it. Select "Properties."

3. Select the "Services" tab.

4. Select the "Clean the cartridges" Box

5. Press "ok"

Posted on Jan 12, 2009

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SOURCE: black ink not coming through

I had the same problem. Ended up replacing the black/yellow "printhead" and that corrected the problem.

Posted on Jun 11, 2009

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Posted on Feb 13, 2010

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SOURCE: How do I clean the print heads? My black ink will

  1. Load unused, plain white letter or A4 sized paper into the tray.
  2. Open HP Solution Center:
    • Windows XP: Click Start , click All Programs , click HP , and then click HP Solution Center .
    • Windows Vista: Click the Windows icon, click All Programs , click HP , and then click HP Solution Center
HP Solution Center opens.
  1. Click Settings.
  2. Under Print Settings , click Printer Toolbox . The Printer Toolbox opens in a new window.
  3. Click the Device Services tab.
  4. Click Clean the Printhead .
  5. Follow the prompts on the screen, and then click Done .

Posted on May 30, 2010

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SOURCE: How do I manually clean

By manual you mean that it needs windows to clean it right? (you cannot physically clean it yourself) Go to your printers, right click and in properties somewhere you should find "clean heads" somewhere. Try print test after. Should be good.

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Cleaning the Print Head


r_bullet.gifUsing the Head Cleaning utility
r_bullet.gifUsing the control panel buttons

If you find that the printout is unexpectedly faint or some dots are missing, you may be able to solve these problems by cleaning the print head, which ensures that the nozzles are delivering ink properly.

You can clean the print head from your computer using the Head Cleaning utility in the printer software or from this product itself by using the control panel buttons.


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  • Print head cleaning uses both color and black inks. To avoid wasting ink, clean the print head only if the copy quality drops (for example, blurred printout, incorrect or missing color.)
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  • Use the nozzle check first to confirm that the print head needs to be cleaned. This saves ink.
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  • When the Error light is on and a message appears on the LCD panel to prompt you to replace the ink cartridge or to indicate the ink is low, you cannot clean the print head. In this case, replace the appropriate ink cartridge first.


Using the Head Cleaning utility

Refer to the appropriate section below to use the Head Cleaning utility.


For Windows

Follow the steps below to clean the print head using the Head Cleaning utility.


r_1.gifMake sure that A4 or Letter size paper is loaded in the sheet feeder.


r_2.gifMake sure that this product is on and the ! Error light is off.


r_3.gifAccess the printer software.r_arrow2.gifAccessing the Printer Software for Windows


r_4.gifClick the Maintenance tab, then click the Head Cleaning button.


r_5.gifFollow the on-screen instructions.


Head cleaning... appears on the LCD panel while this product performs the cleaning cycle.


r_space.gifr_caut.gifCaution:r_space.gifr_space.gifNever turn off this product while Head cleaning... appears on the LCD panel. Doing so may damage this product.


r_6.gifWhen Head cleaning... disappears from the LCD panel, click Print Nozzle Check Pattern in the Head Cleaning dialog box to confirm that the print head is clean.


Good: print head does not need to be cleaned yet.


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Not Good: print head needs to be cleaned.


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If the nozzle check page does not print satisfactorily, you may need to repeat the head cleaning and print the nozzle check pattern again. See Cleaning the Print Head.


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  • If the copy quality has not improved after repeating this procedure four or five times, turn this product off and leave it alone overnight. Then, perform the nozzle check again and repeat the head cleaning if necessary.
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  • If the copy quality still has not improved, one or both of your ink cartridges may be old or damaged and may need to be replaced. To replace an ink cartridge before it is empty, see Replacing an Ink Cartridge. If the copy quality remains a problem after replacing the ink cartridges, contact your dealer.
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  • To maintain good copy quality, we recommend copying a few pages at least once every month.

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Your print head is separated from your cartridge. I think that your print head is clogged, and that is why you can't print even with a new cartridge. The cartridge in your case is just a tank with ink, the print head is inside the printer.

You can do a software cleaning to unclog the print head.
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  2. Click on "Settings"
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On the "Device Services" tab, click Clean the Print Cartridges and then follow the onscreen instructions. There are three levels of cleaning available, depending on how long you haven't print.

When the printer is done, it should print a test page. If everything seems ok, just print. If not, you will need to repeat the procedure.
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If the problem is not a software problem, and the printer is recognised by computer, and the printout is coming as a blank or faded page, then you usually have a faulty or clogged printhead.

Try first performing print head cleaning procedure from printer tools, that may not fix the problem, but do the cleaning a couple of times, just in case.

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Start -> Control Panel -> Printers & Faxes (Windows XP) / Printers (Windows Vista) -> Printer Icon (right click) -> Printing Preferences -> Maintenance

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