Pen Failure On HP Printers
Printers are the hardware devices which would produce the hard copies of data in to physical media like paper. HP printers are the mostly used printer. There are chances that errors would occur in the printer and these errors would cause issues in the functioning of printer. Just like that pen failure is also a type of error. When you get this error you would not be able to print. If there are issues with ink cartridges, they would cause many errors related to the printer. Ink catridges are the replaceable components present and this would have got ink. This ink would then spread during the printing in order to produce the correct printing. You have to keep them safe from all damages since they are very important part in the printing process.
- Pen failure
- Check ink cartridges
- Clean and reinstall cartridges
Sometimes when you try to print something on HP printer, you would receive the pen failure error message. At that time, the light would be blinking in the cartridge. Issues with the ink cartridges are causing this pen failure error message. If there are any connection problems between printer and the cartridges’ contacts, that would also lead to this type of pen failure error in HP printer.
Check ink cartridges
Firstly, you need to check all the ink cartridges. You need to remove those cartridges from the printer. You would then visually check for any damages in them. If you have bought the new cartridges, you have to make sure that all the protective tapes in cartridges are removed. Then you have to check the compatibility of those cartridges with HP printer. If they found incompatible, you need to replace them with compatible ones.
If there are any dust and unwanted dirt present in the cartridges, that would cause the pen failure error message. You would check for that and clean the cartridges with the dry and the lint free material. You have to wipe copper contacts that are present in the catridges. Try to avoid the print nozzle. After cleaning, you would then plug the printer back to the position and reinstall all the cartridges. You would make sure that all cartridges are positioned in the proper slots and are placed firmly.
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