Introduction

How to dismantle HP Deskjet 930c printer to reach and clean waste ink reservoir and pad.

Carefully pry off the button board cover with a flat-head screwdriver. Unplug and remove the button board. Remove two screws that hold the printer's top piece in place with a TR8 Torx Security screwdriver.
  • Carefully pry off the button board cover with a flat-head screwdriver.

  • Unplug and remove the button board.

  • Remove two screws that hold the printer's top piece in place with a TR8 Torx Security screwdriver.

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Remove the printer's lid. Push in the tab shown to remove the top plastic assembly of the printer. You don't have to remove the cartridge cover to do this. Though removing the cover makes it easier, it is not a required step.
  • Remove the printer's lid.

  • Push in the tab shown to remove the top plastic assembly of the printer.

  • You don't have to remove the cartridge cover to do this. Though removing the cover makes it easier, it is not a required step.

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Remove the paper jam door from the printer by turning the dial from the locked position to the unlocked position. Remove the paper jam door from the printer by turning the dial from the locked position to the unlocked position. Remove the paper jam door from the printer by turning the dial from the locked position to the unlocked position.
  • Remove the paper jam door from the printer by turning the dial from the locked position to the unlocked position.

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Push and lift the tabs shown with a flat-head screwdriver. Push and lift the tabs shown with a flat-head screwdriver. Push and lift the tabs shown with a flat-head screwdriver.
  • Push and lift the tabs shown with a flat-head screwdriver.

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Remove the top casing from the printer. Unclip and pry off the side cover with a TR8 Torx Security Screwdriver. Pry off the plastic casing with force; the TR8 Torx Security Screwdriver can help here.
  • Remove the top casing from the printer.

  • Unclip and pry off the side cover with a TR8 Torx Security Screwdriver.

  • Pry off the plastic casing with force; the TR8 Torx Security Screwdriver can help here.

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Remove the plastic piece covering the motor that controls the waste ink assembly. Disconnect the motor connection. Disconnect the motor connection.
  • Remove the plastic piece covering the motor that controls the waste ink assembly.

  • Disconnect the motor connection.

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With the motor unplugged, move the ink cartridge carrier to the middle of the printer. You can scroll the gear assembly with your finger if the carriage gets stuck. Remove four screws from the back panel.
  • With the motor unplugged, move the ink cartridge carrier to the middle of the printer.

  • You can scroll the gear assembly with your finger if the carriage gets stuck.

  • Remove four screws from the back panel.

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Press the clip marked in red. Slide it to the right. Lift and remove this side.
  • Press the clip marked in red.

  • Slide it to the right.

  • Lift and remove this side.

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Press where marked with the arrow and lift the waste ink reservoir. Remove the motor and clean with high-pressured water.
  • Press where marked with the arrow and lift the waste ink reservoir.

  • Remove the motor and clean with high-pressured water.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Bernard DU MORTIER

Member since: 09/19/2012

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Thanks so much, I was able to fix my bad paper feed jam on my Deskjet 952C using your disassembly instructions. Apparently you can take apart the 930C 932C 950C and 952C using similar methods.

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