Users' questions

What does it mean when my printer says cleaning?

What does it mean when my printer says cleaning?

They may be worn or simply dirty. Whenever these printers can’t pick a sheet from the tray to print, they’ll go into a cleaning cycle to clean the belt of leftover toner from the attempted print job and then try to print again – a vicious cycle.

How do I clean my HP Laserjet Pro m452nw?

The cleaning process takes about 2 minutes….Clean the paper path

  1. Make sure that the product is idle and the ready light is on.
  2. Load paper in the input tray.
  3. Open the printer Properties.
  4. Click the Device Settings tab.
  5. In the Cleaning Page area, click the Start button to process the cleaning page.

How do I clean my HP m477fnw?

Touchscreen control panel

  1. From the Home screen on the product control panel, touch the Setup button.
  2. Touch the Service menu.
  3. Touch the Cleaning Page button.
  4. Load plain letter or A4 paper when you are prompted.
  5. Touch the OK button to begin the cleaning process.

How do I get my printer to stop cleaning?

Never turn off the printer when ink cartridges are missing. To avoid issues that require cleaning the printhead, always turn the printer off with the Power button on the printer itself. Load plain white paper into the tray. Press the Power button to turn on the printer, if it is not already on.

How does a printer clean itself?

Using Air through the Channels to Push Dry Ink Out In the majority of cases, printers’ self-cleaning mechanisms clean blocked printer heads by flushing the nozzles with air. The air works to dislodge dry ink inside the cartridge channels and also push it out.

How do I deep clean my HP printer?

Click Settings ( ), and then click Printer Toolbox. The printer Toolbox opens. Click the Device Services tab, and then click Clean Printheads. Click Clean to begin the cleaning process, and then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process.

How do I deep clean my HP laser printer?

Clean the paper path

  1. Make sure that the product is idle and the ready light is on.
  2. Load paper in the input tray.
  3. Open the printer Properties.
  4. Click the Device Settings tab.
  5. In the Cleaning Page area, click the Start button to process the cleaning page.