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Print Cartrige Error

I recently rec'd an HP 1510 All-in-one printer from a friend. It had been in storage for about a year and it was supposedly working okay when it was taken out of service. When I rec'd it, the old ink cartridges were still installed. The first time I plugged it in, the "Check Print Cartridge" light started blinking as well as the "Black" light in the "Start Copy" area. In addition to this, an "E" appeared next to the "Copies" button. I bought new HP cartridges and installed them and I did a "clean" installation of the software. The problem persisted. A dialog box appeared after software installation that stated "Print Cartridge Error". No test sheet printed after cartridge installation,which it would do normally. The only way I could get anything to print was to hold down the "Cancel/Resume" button and then push the "Color" button in the "Start Copy" area. This was suggested in the owner's manual and a "Self Test Report" was generated. All the printing, both black and color, appeared to be okay. Immediately after this printed, no lights were flashing and everything appeared normal, but about 15-20 seconds later, the flashing returned to the original pattern. I uninstalled and rewinstalled the software, I cleaned the contacts even though the cartriges were new and made sure that they were installed properly. The system diagnostics indicate that the black cartridge is defective and I even took it back to the office supply and had it replaced in case the first oneI bought was, in fact, defective. This gave me no change from the previous condition. So now I've done everything suggested in the on-line "Help" area and the manual to no avail. I'm really hoping someone out there has a helpful suggestion to get me through this problem.

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  • Gene Womack Mar 28, 2007

    After communicating extensively with HP "Help",
    It was determined that the printer needed "servicing" by an HP authorized service
    facility. The closest one wanted $99.99 just to look at it--more than the printer was worth.
    After learning this, it went into the Dumpster.
    As to the suggestion about dried out cartridges, new ones had been installed.

  • lorrieb Nov 28, 2007

    lights flash Check Paper-Check Print Cartridege and Black,E on copies,replaced ink with HP 94,paper is full no change in printer.... still will not Print

  • Anonymous Nov 29, 2007

    I have the same problem with the blinking cartridge lights, E display, etc. And have replaced recently installed cartridges with completely new ones; and still same problem persists. Any updates from HP on a resolution for this?

  • kysauter May 31, 2008

    i have the same problem too...except instead of the "black" light blinking it's the "color" light. :( so is there really no solution?



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I have the same broplem what we can do its pad printer

Posted on Oct 05, 2008


They probably are dried up if they were in storage

Posted on Mar 28, 2007

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Stop buying HP printer... I have used 3 hp psc PRINTERS and all of them died on me. The latest is the PSC1510. Buy Canon instead. They are faster and more reliable. tq

Posted on May 11, 2008

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SOURCE: black ink leaking in printer

Guess you could try another cart, but first have a good look to make sure nothing is preventing it from seating correctly, and that seals look OK

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