by Stephen on Oct 25, 2007 at 4:48am Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 Thank you -- it worked. Follow these steps to load paper. WARNING: You must disconnect the power cord to move the carriage mechanism by hand without the risk of electrical shock. If these steps resolved the issue, and the test page prints, there is no need to continue troubleshooting. http://batteryuniveristy.com/hp-deskjet/hp-deskjet-5550-error-printing.php
Read more below to know more about the common printer issues and how you could fix them by resetting your HP Deskjet 5550 printer. My DeskJet 5550 was working fine with this computer and then my wife made out a birthday card using heavy stock and something happened to cause a carriage jam. If the light continues to blink after several seconds, continue to the next solution. Take the two screws out of the top and pop the service station apart.Clean SS:The orange based cleaner is optional, if you do not have any just use water.Cut triangle shape http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=c00035263
If the product connects to a switched wall outlet, check the switch to make sure that it is turned on. He's not very computer savvy so I believe he just pulled out the paper from the front instead of the back. I hit the center button(paper button) on the printer and it drops the paper resets the light and prints the next page. note: Make sure to clean the paper pick roller thoroughly.
I don't think anything else is damaged - does anyone have any suggestions? If the issue persists, continue to the next solution. Step two: Print a self-test report Print a self-test report to make sure that the hardware functions correctly. Hp Deskjet 5550 Troubleshooting Guide It worked like a charm!
After installing a new cartridge, the product automatically calibrates the cartridges and prints an alignment page. Hp Deskjet 5550 Printer Driver Here are a few:90020702 Paper encoder failure, (round timing disc)90020703 Carriage blocked9002070E Service station stallTo determine the codes I forced the errors, then printed the config page.Tap tests are started by IBM WebSphere Portal Home IBM Logo Sign Up Log In Welcome Getting Started Contact HP - Anonymous Contact HP Product Context View Support Home Test page Product Home Product Warranty Result Solution three: Remove and reinsert the cartridges Improper cartridge placement or installation might cause a carriage stall error.
Figure : Paper pick roller Lightly dampen a cotton swab moistened with bottled or distilled water, and then squeeze any excess liquid from the swab. Hp Deskjet 5550 All Lights Blinking I would at least like to salvage the practicly unused ink cartridges.Any suggestions greatly appreciated. Cleaning from the bottom you won't end up breaking the upper paper guide, (thing that holds the long skinny metal rollers), it's easy to damage.If the printer feeds multiple sheets, then Can anyone help?MaryM by MaryM on Apr 18, 2006 at 3:14am Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 My printer was working fine until I had a paper jam.
Plug the printer back in and see if it read everthing correctly. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f109/solved-my-hp-deskjet-5550-printer-wont-print-167005.html by unknown on Oct 13, 2005 at 7:53am Add comment Please sign in to comment 1 PeterR,Can you move the carriage by hand with power off?If not you need to unjam Hp Deskjet 5550 Blinking Ink Light Each of these icons represents a different cartridge issue. Hp Deskjet 5550 Manual There's nothing blocked anywhere that I can find.
Figure : Close the cartridge latch Repeat these steps to insert the other cartridge. this content Reattach the duplexer. by Stephen on Sep 7, 2005 at 8:15pm Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 Yes, I admit I pulled the paper out of the front and the darn resume Solution three: Load paper The product might be out of paper. Hp 5550 Print Cartridge Status Light Is Flashing
Then the same job jammed again again i cleared it (both times from the front. . . Step two: Reload the paper Lift the output tray. by Sondra on Aug 29, 2005 at 11:09am Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 To remove the 5550 case:Power on machine and open top cover so the carriage moves http://batteryuniveristy.com/hp-deskjet/hp-deskjet-5550-mechanism-error.php A while ago I noticrd that when prining from the PC (2K) that only a few lines were prined at which point the printing just stopped and the paper remained in
Figure : Attach the rear access door and secure the door latch Reconnect the power cord to the rear of the product. Hp 5550 Deskjet Printer Troubleshooting Support Forum Join the conversation! Remove the rear access door.
Allow the carriage to move to the access area. When I turn the thing on and off, I get the whirlers going round at the top, then the two white cogs I can now see behind the logic board twitch, NOTE: If you find obstructions in the paper path, skip to the section on cleaning the rollers. Hp Deskjet 5550 Won't Print If the issue persists, continue with the next solution.
In IDLE, the GUI thing, I can write something like... Press the Power button () to turn on the product. Press and hold the Power button (). http://batteryuniveristy.com/hp-deskjet/hp-deskjet-5550-cartridge-error.php Prolly a spooling problem.
Do not print on paper with paper clips or staples attached. Reach inside the product, and then manually move the carriage. From the Type is drop-down menu, select the paper type that matches the paper in the tray. Now here's the problem.
Wait at least 15 seconds. Where and how do I put it back. by Kristi520 on Jan 17, 2006 at 2:28pm Add comment Please sign in to comment 1 Hey, Was trying to repair paper jam and pulled tape strip out of what looks Press the Power button () to turn the product on.
If the test page does not print, continue with the next solution.