Introduction

If the printed page appears with streaks, faded colors, or incorrect colors, replacing the ink cartridges is a possible solution. New ink cartridges improve the quality and appearance of the printed document.

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

No parts required.

Open the front access panel by placing your finger in the front slot and pulling gently.
  • Open the front access panel by placing your finger in the front slot and pulling gently.

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Slide the ink carriage until the the cartridges line up with the marked slots in the middle.
  • Slide the ink carriage until the the cartridges line up with the marked slots in the middle.

  • If the printer is on, then the carriage should have automatically slid to the middle when the front was opened. If not, ensure printer is unplugged and slide manually.

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Gently, but firmly depress the front of the ink cartridge you are removing until it is loose. There may be a faint click when the cartridge comes loose.
  • Gently, but firmly depress the front of the ink cartridge you are removing until it is loose.

  • There may be a faint click when the cartridge comes loose.

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Gently slide out cartridge.
  • Gently slide out cartridge.

  • Don't make contact with the ink head. The ink likes to get everywhere.

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Conclusion

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

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pls help me to operate to restore my hp deskjet f4480, I removed last wk the catridges to refill but when i starting to put back the catriges, i cant move the catriges holder, give me some tips pls, hoping a lot, ty

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