Why is my HP printer printing streaks?
Introduction. HP Photosmart printers may print images with white lines or single color streaks. This issue can be caused by ink that has dried in the ink nozzles or by debris that is blocking the ink nozzles. Clean the ink cartridges with the ink cartridge cleaning utility in the HP Printer Toolbox.
Why does my HP scanner leaving streaks?
HP has determined that 99% of all lines and streaks on copies made by feeding the original documents through the ADF are caused by debris on the ADF glass. Debris can include dust, paper or toner dust, residue from sticky note adhesive, correction fluid or tape, ink, fingerprints, and more.
How do you get rid of streaks when printing?
Streaking is usually caused by a worn out drum unit or spent toner cartridge. How can I fix my laser printer’s streaking issue?
- Remove the cartridge and rock it back and forth a few times over a trashcan to evenly redistribute the toner powder.
- Reinstall the toner cartridge and run a test print.
How do I clean the ADF on my HP printer?
Open the ADF access door (1) and the roller cover (2) inside the ADF. Wipe the ADF rollers with a clean, damp, lint-free cloth. Wait several minutes for the rollers to dry, and then close the ADF roller cover and access door.
How do I use ADF on my HP printer?
Scanning two-sided documents from the ADF
- Slide the Duplex switch located near the ADF to the left. This puts the scanner in Duplex mode.
- Open HP Solution Center. Click Start.
- Click Scan Document. The HP Scanning dialog box displays.
- Click Scan.
- After the scan is complete, click Done.