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How to Change Inkjet Print Cartridges

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Introduction

This document tells you how to change the Inkjet print cartridges in your HP DeskJet printer. The HP DeskJet 420C or 200Cci printer takes any one of the following Inkjet print cartridges at a time:
Print CartridgePart Number
Tri-Color (supplied with printer) 51625A
Large Black (optional) 51626A
Black (optional) HP51626G
See your local HP dealer or office supply store to purchase replacement Inkjet print cartridges.
CAUTION: The ink in the Inkjet print cartridge has been carefully formulated by HP to ensure superior print quality and compatibility with your printer. Damage to the printer or the Inkjet print cartridge resulting from modifying or refilling the Inkjet print cartridge is not the responsibility of HP.

Instructions

  1. Open the printer door.
    Figure 1: Open printer door
  2. Press the Change Cartridge button to move the print cartridge cradle (holder) to the middle position.
    Figure 2: Press the Change Cartridge button
  3. Remove the Inkjet print cartridge by pulling its green top.
    Figure 3: Remove the Inkjet print cartridge
  4. Remove the new Inkjet print cartridge from its box.
  5. Gently remove the tape(s) covering the ink nozzles. Be careful not to touch the ink nozzles or the copper contacts.
    Figure 4: Gently remove the tape(s) covering the ink nozzles
  6. Insert the Inkjet print cartridge into the holder at an angle such that the green top is tilted toward you. The arrow on the top of the Inkjet print cartridge should be pointing toward the inside of the printer.
    Figure 5: Insert the Inkjet print cartridge into the holder
  7. Push the green top in until the Inkjet print cartridge snaps into place.
    Figure 6: Push the green top in
  8. Close the printer door.
  9. Press the Change Cartridge button.
    NOTE: If you did not install a recommended Inkjet print cartridge, the print cartridge cradle moves back to the loading position, and the Change Cartridge light continues to blink.

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