Can I replace the printhead on my HP printer?

Install a new printhead assembly when the existing printhead assembly is damaged or is incompatible with the product. Replacement printhead assemblies are only available from HP Support or authorized service providers.

How do I know if my printer needs a new printhead?

3 Symptoms of a Dying Printhead: Bad Printing Quality May Not Due To Clogging

  1. Example 1. Clogging creates stripes evenly across the page.
  2. Example 2. A dying printhead creates unevenly “superbubbles.”
  3. Example 3. The superbubbles can recover and then re-occur. Some printer can work for years before it finally dies.

Is it worth replacing an HP printhead?

If everything is working fine and you are happy it is worth the cost. If you really want a better printer or a printer with different abilities and your present printer is a few years old, and you find a new printer that is a great buy with new features YOU WILL USE then save the printhead money go new!

Is it worth fixing a HP printer?

As much as you may love your HP printer, you don’t want to spend more than it is worth repairing it! As a general rule, if your HP printer cost less than $200 new (and you don’t have a surplus of ink or toner cartridges), you may be better off looking at replacement options.

How to replace printhead on HP OfficeJet 6500 printer?

Learn how to replace the printhead in an HP Officejet 6500 printer. Open the cartridge access door. The carriage moves to the center of the product. Wait until the carriage stops moving before proceeding. Press in the tab on the front of one of the cartridges, and then pull it out and up to remove it from its slot.

Is the hp 6500 printer a good candidate for assistance?

From the info on, the 6500 is not a candidate for any assistance from HP. I have already spent more on new cartridges and a new printhead, than I did for the printer!

Why is my hp 6500 printer not working?

I purchased a 6500 All in one printer about a year ago last March. The printer was not used very much, a few pages a day. Several months ago, the printer started displaying the error message “Printhead Missing’ and would not function at all. I followed the instructions to remove and clean the cartridges and printhead.

How do I remove printhead from HP Smart tank printer?

Push down on the carriage latch to unlock it. Press down on the printhead to release it, pull it out of its slot, and then set it aside on a protected surface.