Installed the incorrect type of printhead: Error U052

U052 printhead error on the printer can occur when you installed the incorrect type of printhead. There are several things you can do to fix a U052 printhead error and eliminate the U052 error.

Causes of the U052 print head Error

There are many other reasons to occur this error such as a faulty printer head, Print head working incorrectly, damaged cartridges, and a dirty print head.

How to Fix the U052 Printhead Error?

Check the print head

  • Check that the print head you installed is compatible with your printer, if not then buy a compatible print head and install it.
  • Remove any obstructions. There’s a possibility something is disrupting the connection to the printer head.

Reinsert / Clean the Print Head

  • Make sure the printer is powered on.
  • Open the door or lid to the cartridge access area.
  • Be sure to open the ink tank covers.
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  • Remove all the ink print heads.
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  • Clean the printhead with a soft cloth or lint-free cloth.
  • After cleaning, reinsert the print head in the print head holder.
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  • Lift the cover slightly to set the scanning unit support back to its original position, and gently close the cover.

Knowledge: For other errors like these (e.g.., 1686, 1487, 1486, 1682, etc) you can help yourself by clicking on these links.