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Nothing will print; blinking amber light

My hpdeskjet 920c has a blinking amber light and does not print. I haveturned on & off, unplugged, nothing works

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  • moonshadow46 Nov 18, 2008

    Thanks--as a matter of fact the light blinking is the one for the ink. I only changed the coloured ink, maybe I need to replace the black ink as well for it to work? Dang, I have to go get another ink cartridge! But I suppose that must be the problem.....thank you very much! :)

  • moonshadow46 Nov 18, 2008

    Thanks, well I did try shaking the colour cartridge, and even got ink on my finger so I know the ink is flowing, it's brand new anyway--but the black ink cartridge is empty. Still it SHOULD work with just the one. Will NOT work, though. I would go buy another blank ink cartridge, but people on this site have said they tried that and it did not work, so why waste the money. Am thinking this is such a common glitch, probably why they discontinued the model no doubt. So whether to spend $30 more bucks or so for a black ink cartridge that most likely won't even work, or just call it a day and ditch this one and go buy a new printer....it will NOT be a HP though, I know that much......thanks very much for trying to help though, I appreciate it! :)

  • moonshadow46 Nov 18, 2008

    Yeah, probably...I guess I'll just go buy the darn black ink cartridge, sigh...if that doesn't work, it's a new printer I guess, well they're not made to last forever for a REASON ($$$)....that's okay I'll just save money by changing my cat's litter box less frequently or something, LOL ...thanks again!... :)

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Are you out of ink? when you open the lid to the printer while it is turned on look at were your ink cartridge stops and that will tell you if you are out of colour or black ink. Which light is blinking the one on top of the paper symbol or the one on top of the ink symbol. It may be that your cartridge either black or white just need to be taken out and put back in I found that if I wiped the bottom of the ink cartridge where sometimes you get build up that it would work again or give it a shake but make sure you cover up the bottom were the ink comes out before you shake it. Hope this helps!

Posted on Nov 18, 2008

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    Colleen Woodcock Nov 18, 2008

    Still try to wipe the bottom of the cartridge and give it a shake sometimes this will give you a bit more ink to play with before you are totally out, funny thing while I was writing this my printer started doing the same thing lol!

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    Colleen Woodcock Nov 18, 2008

    I don't think it will work with just one cartridge I'm sure HP programed it this way so you would have to spend more money and get another cartridge, its a pain isn't it!




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