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Blinking Lights My power button light and resume button light is blinking, will not stop or shut off. When I open the front cover the printer cartridges do not move over to the right. Please help

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  • chefboyoboy Jan 24, 2009

    ditto jocelyn – carriage moves to left side, power & resume lights blink. occasionally carriage will fully travel, but usually returns to left. will attempt cleaning encoder strip.

  • Anonymous Feb 21, 2009

    I threw my printer in the garbage!!!


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Quoted from an email from HP tek…
worked like a charm!!!   /thumbsup

"Thank you for contacting HP Total Care. 
Please follow the steps below to resolve this issue.
1. Remove all paper from the printer.
2. Remove all the cables from the back of the printer.
3. Remove the back access panel from the back of the printer. This should give you access to the paper rollers. Ensure there is no paper in the rollers.
4. Roll the paper rollers by hand upward five full rotations and then downward the same amount. Please note that some printers will lock up going downward, if this occurs don't worry about rolling any further.
5. Close the back access panel and reseat the cables. Power the printer back on.
6. Reseat the paper and print a test page.
If the issue persists, the printer will require service. For service options, please contact us at 1-800-474-6836 during our hours of operation Monday-Friday 8am-12midnight and Saturday 11am-6pm EST. If you prefer, we can also set up to have someone call you back with your service options. If you would like a callback, please email back with a preferred phone number and time frame for the call.

If you need further assistance, please reply to this message and we will be happy to assist you further. "

Posted on Jan 25, 2009

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2) While holding the Power button, release the Resume/Cancel button. (Do not release the Power button.)

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3) While holding the Power button, press the Resume/Cancel button 3 times, and then release the Power and Resume/Cancel buttons. Each time the Resume/Cancel button is pressed, the LED lights alternately in either orange or green, starting with orange. During initialization, the LED blinks in green.
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Try this to reset the error.

1) Close the print head cover, and turn off the printer. While pressing the Resume/Cancel button, press the Power button. (Do not release the buttons. The LED lights in green to indicate that a function is selectable.)

2) While holding the Power button, release the Resume/Cancel button. (Do not release the Power button.)

3) While holding the Power button, press the Resume/Cancel button three times, and then release the Power and Resume/Cancel buttons. (Each time the Resume/Cancel button is pressed, the LED lights alternately in either orange or green, starting with orange.) During initialization, the LED blinks in green.

4) When the LED stops blinking and lights in green, press the Resume/Cancel button the 4 times. (Each time the Resume/Cancel button is pressed, the LED lights alternately in either orange or green, starting with orange.)

5) Press the Power button. The LED lights in green, and the
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6) Power off then back on and test.

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Follow this:
1. Turn off printer
2. Hold down Resume button and press Power button.
3. Keep holding down Power button and let Resume button go.
4. Press Resume button 2 times then let BOTH buttons go.
5. Green lights will flash and then stop blinking.
6. When green lights are solid, press the Resume button 4 times.
7. Press the Power button and the printer should turn off, if not, press the Power button once more.
8. Your printer should respond as normal.
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Try this:

1. Turn off printer (use button, don't unplug)
2. Hold down Resume button and press Power button.
3. Keep holding down Power button and let Resume button go.
4. Press Resume button 2 times then let BOTH buttons go.
5. Green lights will flash and then stop blinking.
6. When green lights are solid, press the Resume button 4 times.
7. Press the Power button and the printer should turn off, if not, press the Power button once more.

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Hi there ok try
1. Turn off printer
2. Hold down Resume button and press Power button.
3. Keep holding down Power button and let Resume button go.
4. Press Resume button 2 times then let BOTH buttons go.
5. Green lights will flash and then stop blinking.
6. When green lights are solid, press the Resume button 4 times.
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There could be 2 reason for this error. You can either reset the error or try and clean the printer from inside which might be causing the problem. Below are the 2 steps:

STEP 1: Clean the printer from inside
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  3. There might be a load of paper jam debris blocking the mechanism from reaching its port
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STEP 2: Reset the error

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2) While holding the Power button, release the Resume/Cancel button. (Do not release the Power button.)

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6) Power off then back on and test.

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2) While holding the Power button, release the Resume/Cancel button. (Do not release the Power button.)

3) While holding the Power button, press the Resume/Cancel button three times, and then release the Power and Resume/Cancel buttons. (Each time the Resume/Cancel button is pressed, the LED lights alternately in either orange or green, starting with orange.) During initialization, the LED blinks in green.

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You will see 3 led lights on the printer. They will blink continously if:

if the print cartridge status light is flashing
-- check if the top cover is open, Close the top cover.
-- there may be a problem with a print cartridge
1. Verify that the correct print cartridges are installed.
2. Check if a print cartridge is low on ink or improperly installed.

if the resume light is flashing
-- the printer may be out of paper
1. Place paper in the In tray.
2. Press the Resume button on the front of
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1. Follow the onscreen instructions for printing the second side.
2. Press the Resume button.

if the power light is flashing
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1. Press the Power button to turn off the printer, then press the Power button
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Buttons and lights on the printer Two buttons and three lights are located on the front of an HP Deskjet printer.
  • The lights tell when the printer is working or when it needs attention.
  • The buttons help control the printer.
Buttons and lights Purpose c00123886.jpg POWER button and light Push the POWER button to turn the printer off and on. When lit, the light shows that the printer is turned on. c00123889.jpg RESUME button and light The light blinks when there is a problem with paper. When the problem is corrected, press the button. c00123892.jpg Print cartridge light The light blinks when there is a problem with a print cartridge. When the problem is corrected and the top cover is closed, the light will stop blinking. Troubleshooting blinking printer lights Blinking lights Reason c00123895.jpg

All lights are off. The printer is off (asleep).

Press the POWER buttonc00123886.jpg to turn the printer on.

The printer should turn on automatically when a print job is sent to it. c00123898.jpg

The POWER (top) light is on. The printer is idle.

The printer is ready to print a document. c00123900.jpg

The POWER (top) light is blinking. The printer is busy printing.

Allow enough time to print. When a document has many fonts or graphics or uses complex color such as a color photo, it takes longer to begin printing. c00123902.jpg

The PRINT CARTRIDGE (bottom) light is blinking. Possible causes:

  • The front cover is open. Make sure the front cover is completely closed.
  • The print cartridge is missing. Make sure the print cartridge has been installed correctly.
  • The print cartridge is broken or incompatible. Lift the front cover, and wait for the print-cartridge cradle to slide out. Check the part numbers on the print cartridge:


Black: 51645A

Color: C1823D,

If the print cartridges are compatible and correctly installed, they may be defective. Try replacing the print cartridges.

If none of the above suggestions fix the problem, and, if the error message still occurs, it may be a hardware failure. Call the HP Customer Support Center.










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