Introduction

If the printer does not sound like it is running smoothly when printing or is not printing as cleanly as desired, consider buying some grease and using this guide to ease printhead mobility.

Lift the top cover of the scanner. Using a small plastic prying tool, carefully pry the plastic frame surrounding the glass from the printer hood. Pry the side piece from the printer hood.
  • Lift the top cover of the scanner.

  • Using a small plastic prying tool, carefully pry the plastic frame surrounding the glass from the printer hood.

  • Pry the side piece from the printer hood.

  • Pull the frame out.

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Using a T10 screwdriver, unscrew the two screws that fasten the frame to the printer hood.
  • Using a T10 screwdriver, unscrew the two screws that fasten the frame to the printer hood.

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Pushing the clip behind the cover piece in, pull the cover piece outwards. Pushing the clip behind the cover piece in, pull the cover piece outwards.
  • Pushing the clip behind the cover piece in, pull the cover piece outwards.

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There are two screws under where the power button panel was and across the printer slider. Unscrew them with a T10 screwdriver. There are two screws under where the power button panel was and across the printer slider. Unscrew them with a T10 screwdriver.
  • There are two screws under where the power button panel was and across the printer slider. Unscrew them with a T10 screwdriver.

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Pull the printed circuit board from the main printer body.
  • Pull the printed circuit board from the main printer body.

  • Unplug the small ribbon cable from the circuit board.

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Pull the memory card reader's circuit board out of its slot. Detach the wire harness.
  • Pull the memory card reader's circuit board out of its slot.

  • Detach the wire harness.

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Press the clip directly behind the TouchSmart panel. Pull the clip to detach.
  • Press the clip directly behind the TouchSmart panel.

  • Pull the clip to detach.

  • Disconnect the ribbon cable from the TouchSmart panel to detach from the main printer body.

  • Do not hesitate to use force to remove the TouchSmart panel.

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Gripping the printer hood, pull upward.
  • Gripping the printer hood, pull upward.

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Carefully along the metallic printhead track, apply a small amount of grease to ease mobility of the printhead. Carefully along the metallic printhead track, apply a small amount of grease to ease mobility of the printhead.
  • Carefully along the metallic printhead track, apply a small amount of grease to ease mobility of the printhead.

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Conclusion

To put the printer back together, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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