Tip & How-To about HP Photosmart C6180 All-In-One InkJet Printer

HP Photosmart C6180 Ink System Failure


Hi,


Please perform the following steps and let me know the message that will be displayed on the printer.
Press and hold the "*" key.
Press the "#" key and release both keys.
Display should say "Enter Special Key Combo"
Press and release in sequence the "1", "2" and "3" buttons.
Press and release the right arrow button until the display says "System Configuration Menu".
Press and release the "OK" button.
Display should say "Hardware failure status". If not there already, Arrow Key over to "Hardware failure status",
Press and release the "OK" button.
Display should say "Hardware failure status: Clear. Press OK to clear".
Press and release the "OK" Button. Message changes to "Hardware failure status Press Cancel to continue".
Press and release the "CANCEL" button as many times as necessary, so that, either the "Welcome to Photosmart Express" screen appears, or, the "Ink System Failure" screen appears. PLEASE DO NOT TRY TO PRINT AT THIS STAGE.
Using the Power Button, turn the unit OFF and unplug the power cable from back of the printer and wall outlet.
Wait 30 seconds for the power to get discharged and then plug the power cable into the wall outlet first and then into the back of the printer
Turn the unit on. The printer may display message "USE POWER BUTTON TO SHUTDOWN THE PRINTER" followed by "PRESS OK TO CONTINUE". Press OK. The Printer will start the "ONE TIME INK INITIALIZATION PROCESS". Allow this process to complete and do not interrupt. Once the initialization process is complete, the printer will print out a Diagnostic Page.

If I could be of further assistance, let me know.
Thanks,

LETMEFIXIT

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Press the # key and release both keys.
Display should say Enter Special KeyCombo
Press and release the button one by one in sequence the 1, 2 and 3 buttons.
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Press and release the right arrow button until the display says System Configuration Menu.
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Unplug the printer and wait 30 seconds for power to discharge.
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1?Press and hold the “*” key
2?Press the “#” key and release both keys,Display should say “Enter Special Key Combo”
3?Press and release in sequence the “1”, “2” and “3” buttons
4?Press and release the right arrow button until the display says “System Configuration Menu”.
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8?Display should say “Hardware failure status: Clear. Press OK to clear”.
9?Press and release the “OK” Button. Message changes to “Hardware failure status Cleared. Press Cancel to continue”.
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11?Using the Power Button, turn the unit OFF and unplug the power cable from back of the printer and wall outlet.
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    OK I had the hp error code 0xc18a0001 problem and here is the conversation I had with the tech...
    James Cowan: HP error code 0xc18a0001
    Earnest: I will assist you in this regard. I understand that a error code with 0xc18a0001 with "Ink System failure" is displayed on the front panel of the All-In-One printer. Am I correct?
    James Cowan: Correct
    Earnest: May I have the model number of All-In-One you are using?
    James Cowan: c6250
    Earnest: Please let me know the room temperature in which printer is replaced
    James Cowan: 67 degrees F
    Earnest:: OK. Please perform the below steps on the front panel of the printer to resolve the issue
    James Cowan: OK
    Earnest:: Press and hold the "left arrow" key. Press the "Setup" key and release both keys, display should say "Enter Special Key Combo". Press and release the "OK" button
    Earnest: Please ignore the above steps
    James Cowan: OK yes nothing seemed to do anything
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