Manual Inkjet Cartridge Cleaning

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Is there a way to manually clean the inkjet cartridge?

Manual Inkjet Cartridge Cleaning

One way to ensure you have streak-free prints is by doing a manual inkjet cartridge cleaning. Dust and debris can accumulate on nozzles, causing poor performance with your inkjet cartridge. If you want to find out how to do a manual inkjet cartridge cleaning, read on. (Always double-check with the manufacturer of your printer, as instructions may vary.)

You'll need the following:

  • Distilled water
  • Cotton Swabs
  • Paper Towels

  • Start by opening the printer door.
  • Press and hold the button that moves the cartridge head to the left side of the printer.
  • Lift up the cover of the printer head assembly.
  • Remove the inkjet cartridge and place it on the paper towel with the nozzle face up.
  • Lightly moisten the cotton swab with distilled water.
  • Use gentle strokes to wipe the nozzle of the inkjet cartridge.
  • Repeat cleaning with each inkjet cartridge until you find no more ink or dust residue.



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