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How to repair printerhead

2021-01-28 08:42
Marvin Daniel


Need to repair the printer head because it is the heart of all the printer which it can transfer all your soft copy into the hard copy.

What will Happen?

  1. Printer will not function 
  2. Missing of Failed Printer head
  3. Printer Failure
  4. Printer head is Missing or Failed Printhead
  5. Printer head Problem


  1.  Clean all paper dust buildup on the platen and printhead. If you are to brush or wipe the printhead and platen down, be sure to reference the printer user guide to ensure you are using proper materials.
  2. Do your best to protect the media you are using from exposure to contaminants. Consider a protective enclosure for your printer if the location seems to be an issue. 
  3. We recommend that you use a slower speed for your printer. Doing this extends the life of your printhead while providing better quality.
  4. It is recommended that you check to ensure that any static brushes (if applicable) and printhead mechanism wiring are properly secured so static buildup does not occur.
  5. Try to avoid physically touching the printhead. If you feel it is necessary to, be sure to use correct materials to clean any surface afterwards with an approved cleaning solution before operating the printer.


Total 5

  • 2021-01-28 08:46

    This show how to repair the printer head. The cartridge holder once it has a hole it will not suck the ink from tank to cartridge and it will cause depleted cartridge. You must make sure that glued properly so that it cannot cause error.

  • 2021-01-28 08:50

    This video shows how to repair the leak in the printer head. If you print and notice dirty print out.
    1. You need to check the printer head and perform clean print head.
    2. But same result, You try to check the chamber of the print head if it is has leak close the hole by using tape or film so that it ink cannot comes out

  • 2021-01-28 09:13

    The proper way to taking care of the printer head is to put it in a clean box with air seal so that it will not dry the ink in the chamber and to prevent clogging. Store it in cool and dry place

  • 2021-02-01 02:43

    This video show how to replace broken plastic film on printer head.

  • 2021-02-01 05:23

    This video show step by step method of printhead cleaning HP Officejet 7612