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Copier won't print while knob spins

There is a little green knob above the ink cartridge that spins non-stop when I turn on the machine; it won't copy while that wheel is spinning, and I can't get it to stop. This has been a problem from the start. Any help is appreciated.

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Re: Copier won't print while knob spins

Unfortunately it sounds like your drum ctg. has a bad cleaning blade. Get it checked out or get a new or remanufactured one. Hope this helps

Posted on Jul 24, 2007

Re: Copier won't print while knob spins

I found if I took out the toner cartridge and reinserted it this problem corrected, but I had to do it almost all the time and now I am getting black lines.

Posted on Jul 05, 2007

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Just replaced toner cartidge and after only 200 copies the red triangle in on and the green knob in the cartridge area won't stop spinning and it will not make anymore copies.

Are you sure you have all the tape and seals removed from the cartridge?
If so it sounds like you have received a defective cartridge.
The other thing to try is to remove the cartridge. Hold it level and shake side to side. Sometimes if those cartridges have been setting on end the ink will pack into the front or back of the cartridge.
Check for tape, shake it front to back , then if those 2 things dont work , replace it. It will have a warranty on it.

Aug 12, 2010 | Sharp AL-1642CS Copier

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Not printing in color and black/white copy not clear, light in some places

Dear sir
good day
to fix up such problem
Clean the printhead, then print and
  1. Verify that inkjet paper is loaded in the paper trays.
  2. On your desktop, start the KODAK All-in-One Home Center, then select the Help [?] icon.
  3. From the Help menu, select Maintenance, then select Printhead Cleaning. The On/Off light flashes green during the cleaning procedure.
  4. When the On/Off light glows a steady green, press Photo + Copy simultaneously to print a demo sheet
and you have to Replace ink cartridges.
IMPORTANT: Make sure you are using KODAK Ink Cartridges. Your KODAK All-in-One Printer is designed to work with KODAK Ink Cartridges. Kodak is not responsible for the compatibility or performance of either non-Kodak brand ink cartridges or refilled ink cartridges. To purchase KODAK Ink Cartridges, go to KODAK Ink Cartridges & Photo Value Packs.
  1. Lift the printer access door, then remove the ink cartridges from the printhead.
  2. Insert new KODAK ink cartridges into the printhead, then press down firmly until you hear the cartridges click into position.
  3. Close the printer access door, then make the same print.
and you can point to the website below for further information


Dec 18, 2009 | Kodak EASYSHARE 5100 All-In-One Printer

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Error code E-5

Found this, it may help you Procedure to reset Printer canon MP145 and Canon MP160 with Error Code Message for Printer Canon MP145 and Canon MP160, you can find error code message the end of this post:
1) With the printer powered off but connected to a power source, press the Power button while pressing and holding the Stop/ Reset button.
2) When the Power is lit, press the Stop/Reset button two times while pressing and holding the Power button.
3) When releasing the Power button and the Stop / Reset button (regardless of order), the printer will move into a service mode. (Waiting for menu selection)
4) When the on/off lights in green, press the Stop/Reset button the specified number of time(s) according to the function listed in the table below.(Each time the Stop/Reset button is pressed, the LED lights alternately in orange and green, starting with orange.)note: press 4 times for waste ink counter reset.
The number of the Reset
button pressing
LED Function Remarks
0 time Green Power off
1 time Orange Service pattern print
2 times Green EEPROM print
3 times Orange EEPROM reset
4 times Green Waste ink counter reset
5) Unplug cable power. (for MP145 / MP150)
6) Turn Off Power. (for MP160)
Error Code :
E2-2 = No paper (ASF)
E3-3 = Paper jam
E4 = No ink
E5-5 = The ink cartridges are not installed or a non-supported ink cartridge is installed, or the ink cartridges are not installed properly
E8 = Waste ink absorber full, or platen waste ink absorber full
E9 = The connected digital camera / video camera does not support Camera Direct Printing
E14 = The Ink cartridges whose destination are wrong
E15 = Ink cartridge is not installed E16 - Ink remaining is unknown
E16 -E19 = Failed to scan head alignment sheet
E22 = Carriage error
E23 = Paper feed error
E24 = Purge unit error
E25 = ASF(cam) sensor error
E26 = Internal temperature rise error
E27 = Waste ink absorber full or platen waste ink absorber full
E28 = Ink cartridge temperature rise error -
E29 = EEPROM error
E33 = Paper feed position error
E35 15 = USB Host VBUD overcurrent error - USB
E37 17 = Abnormal motor driver error
E40 20 = Other hardware error
E42 22 = Scanner error

May 07, 2009 | Canon PIXMA MP150 All-In-One InkJet...

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E3 flashes when turned on

CANON PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet Printer
has few common problems. Such as Driver CD lost, Scanner does not work, Connection problem etc. For find all these software solution just click here....


Feb 22, 2009 | Canon PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet...

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Copier won't copy

Some machines have a lock so the scan head doesn't get damaged, make sure that it is unlocked if your machine has this feature.
Does the color cartridge have ink as well, as some machines do not print if eather of the cartridges is empty.
Good Luck.

Feb 22, 2009 | Brother MFC-5440 Printer

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Xerox XD130df empties toner back into cartridge overflow

that really sounds like a defective toner cartridge. Either there was no developer in the cartridge or the metering blade that limits the ammount that gets onto the roller is bad.
Has to be the toner cartridge. Unfortunatly that may have also ruined the drum and cleaner within the drum cartridge. Return them for an exchange.
The reason it is running and running is that it is trying to read a patch that is developed on the drum and add toner to make a dark enough copy. And that definatly is not happening.
If the laser was not turning on, the machine would come up with a L something code. Besides if the laser was not comming on, the paged would be blank.
You can pretty much eliminate everything but the toner cartridge.

Sep 22, 2008 | Xerox WorkCentre XD130DF Laser Printer

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ImageRunner 400S works, but prints a blank page

check the drum is seated well or not,check the drum drive lock, check the drum is rotating freely or not.check the chargin g rollor are seated well or not
finally replace the drum and see the result.
best of luck.

Aug 13, 2008 | Canon imageRUNNER 400S Copier

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Can you help us with a copier problem

That sounds like your toner is empty. Sometimes that cartridge runs out or low on ink and just doesn't display.
What is happening is the density sensor is looking for a nice black patch and the patch it is looking for is gray or almost blank and it stays in a constant cycle of trying to make that ink patch dark enough to produce a copy,
I would try a new toner.

Jun 09, 2008 | Xerox Printers & Copiers

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Error e5

Isnt e5 error meaning the cartridge has been previously used before?? Best bet is to hold in both the colour and black copy buttons for about 5 - 10 seconds and this should allow you to print again. If you do not have a copier/scanner, hold in the resume button. (triangle within a circle).

Sep 11, 2007 | Canon PIXMA MP150 All-In-One InkJet...

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No Color Suppy Error Code

Try cleaning the print connectors on the cartridge housing area with a q-tip. This should resolve your problem, or else try to run ink cartridge test on your copier. Let me know if this fix your problem.

Mar 23, 2007 | HP 610 Color Copier

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