Why is my HP printer skipping lines when it prints?
Do not clean the ink nozzles on the bottom of the cartridge. Allow the contacts to dry for about 10 minutes. Clean the contacts in the carriage inside the printer. Either let the carriage contacts sit for 10 minutes to allow the cleaned area to dry, or use a new swab to dry it.
Why is my Canon printer skipping lines?
If there are missing lines are streaks, you may want to run a second cleaning or run a deep cleaning on the printer. To run the deep cleaning, follow the exact same steps as the regular cleaning above, except instead of selecting “Cleaning”, select “Deep Cleaning”.
How do I stop my printer from banding?
If you are seeing light banding, which can be light lines going in the direction of the printhead, you should try a Head Cleaning, as one of your printheads may not be firing correctly. If this does not fix the issue, then run a Print Head Alignment and then disable High Speed Printing.