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Need to fix urgently lexmark x3470 cover open error. in images if possible.

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  • akaslon Feb 18, 2009

    Which direction does the mechanism go to fix the Cover Open error on a Lexmark 3400 Printer???

  • alm08 Mar 14, 2009

    Same problem here. This just happen yesterday to me as I was changing the ink cartridge, everything worked perfectly before this. Does anyone know how to fix this?

  • josephjanet Mar 31, 2009

    I have the same problem

  • dzafo36 May 11, 2010

    I have problem with printer driver (Lexmark x3470). Evry time after restart mashine, driver was lossed. If I try with windows Add printer, have message "Operation could not be completed".I tryed instalation with windows installer but problem is not solved.Thanks.

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Open operator panel (top piece with electronic display) lift up cartridge cover (the one you lift to change cartridges) there is a small black plastic lever which you can manually move up and down with your finger (usually on left side). take a piece of tape and TAPE IT DOWN so that it can not pop up again (popping up is what triggers the error message (cover open) even when it is closed.
after you tape it down you will never see this error message again, even with the cover up.
who needs a machine to tell you a cover is open? we can SEE this with the human eye.
it is a useless feature. also, check device manager (com ports) to make sure there are no yellow explanation marks (port error) or no printer will work on it. you may have to make a change in bios to assign the port manually to make sure there are no conflicts with the port. nancynerd

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Switch cover that lid contacts when closing has fallen off electric component. It's laying in the bottom. It can be put back on if it's not busted. Same switch if stuck in lid closed position can give you trouble with changing ink cartridge. carrier won't move to center. Royal pain but repairable at home.

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Normal 0 Driver could be corrupt.
Disconnect the printer or at least be sure it is turned off. I'd do both and reinstall the CD software program that came with the printer. When the software program asks you to connect the printer to the USB port, do so and it should again work properly.
Hope this helps. Bud


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After printer boots up, try pressing the "select" button to clear the message.

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How do I reset Lexmark x3470 incorrect cartridge error


Try to follow the steps below to determine what is causing the problem and fix the issue:

1. Make sure the printer is on.

2. Open the printer cover. The print cartridge carrier moves and stops at the loading position, unless the All-in-One is busy.

Note: If the carrier does not automatically move to the center, turn off the printer/unplug the printer from the power source and then slide the carrier to the center.

3. Remove both cartridges from the carrier.

4. Close the printer cover.

5. Re-brick your printer. Pull out the power supply, black box where the power cord is plugged in at the back of the printer, and put it back after 30 seconds.

6. When the printer turns on, reinsert one cartridge first.

7. Close the printer cover and check for any errors.

8. If no error appears, reinsert the other cartridge. Close the printer cover.

9. Replace whichever cartridge is causing the error to appear with a new cartridge. Then try to print a document again to verify that the problem is fixed.

Let me know if this helps.

Nov 25, 2011 | Lexmark X3470 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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I have a mac 5 and i want to download the software to intall it to my computer my printer is a lexmark x3470


Are you saying you have a Mac running OSx 5.0 Leopard and you want to install the software for a Lexmark x3470 printer? If so, I do not think this printer is compatible with Mac OSx 5.0 Leopard, but you can give this driver a try.
http://downloadnew.org/drivers/printer/lexmark-x3470-printer-driver-download-91317.html
This very cheap printer seems to have made a lot of people want to take a baseball bat to it with its 'cover open' error, paper jams and other problems. Not only that, the ink cartridges are relatively expensive and run out quickly. I guess the idea is to make and sell the printer as cheaply as possible and make a profit on the ink cartridge sales.
The bottom line on the Lexmark X3470 Multifunction Printer is that this bargain printer is no bargain. Even if you paid about $20-25 for it it wouldn't be good deal. I'd go as far to say that if you got this printer for free with the purchase of a laptop or desktop that you should sell it and buy yourself a decent printer.

Mar 25, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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I bought a x3470 printer second hand. It wont respond when i press buttons on printer. It says door open in display window.


Hi,
Here is a great article on how to try to resolve the cover open error on the Lexmark X3470. http://bit.ly/aoOtEP

Feb 27, 2010 | Lexmark X3470 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Lexmark x3470 printer says "cover open" and it will not do anything. Curtis


Try these as I found them from Lexmark's website

Solution What you will see
The printer displays a 'Cover open, please close cover' error message, even though the cover is closed.
Possible cause of the error
This can happen if the lever on the cover open sensor is knocked off the switch assembly.
What to do
Take the following steps to try to determine if there is a hardware fault:
Steps Actions 1 Remove and replace the cartridges from the printer. 2 Disconnect the power cable and the USB cable. 3 Check that the power cable is plugged directly into a wall socket. 4 Reconnect the power cable. 5 Close the printer cover. 6 If the error persists, please contact Lexmark Technical Support for further instructions.

Nov 18, 2009 | Lexmark X3470 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Open cover problem


You have go to service, becouse the switch for cover is brouken, and they need put them ih close mode. In same primter model switch is in diferent placeses

Sep 18, 2009 | Lexmark X3470 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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How can I scan without problems on a lexmark x3470 all in one


Hi..

To scan a document using the Lexmark Imaging Studio on ur Lexmark X3470, follow the steps given below:

1. Go to "Start," "All Programs," Lexmark X3400 series, "Lexmark Imaging Studio."
2. Click on "Scan," "Save edit or share."
3. Under "What are you scanning" choose the option as "photo," "several photo" or "documents."
4. Select the location to save as my pictures or other folder on your computer.
5. Click on "start" to scan.

To make a standalone copy:

1. Load the paper.
2. Select the "Copy quality" you want.
3. Open the top cover of the All-In-One.
4. Place the item you want to copy face down on the scanner glass. Make sure the upper left corner of the front of the item aligns with the arrow on the right of the All-In-One.
5. Close the top cover.
6. Change copy settings as needed.
Press "Black Copy" or "Color Copy."

hope this was helpful...

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Lexmark x3470 has cover open in display will not do anything now


you need to open cover and undo and remove the grey cover inside the printer as there is a switch at back of machine which has *** off

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Cover open message error


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Sep 21, 2008 | Lexmark X3470 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Cover open message error


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