This would be a better option. Disconnect the printer from the computer. Try printing a printer test page. If one prints and is legible the goto your computer and clear the print que. If you are unable to print a test page then a hardware issue may be a possibility.
The service error refers to an hardware issue with the printer.. U can try the following step,if this didnt resolve the issue only option is servicing.
1. Unplug printer.
2. Press and hold SYMBOLS & ENTER/MENU.
3. Continue to hold down the buttons while you plug back in the printer, through the entire
4. When display reads PERMANENT STORAGE INITIALIZE or HP LASERJET 3200
release the buttons.
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This error is usually caused by either a dirty or failed Eprom dimm. On the lower back of the machine you will see a small flip up door. Open it and remove the memory sticks there and clean the gold contacts with a pencil eraser. Replace them in the correct slots. If that fixes it great, if not you will need to find a replacement firmware dimm.
Send a one page black and white text fax to 1-888-hpfaxme (1-888-473-2963).
your fax is received by the HP Test Fax Service, It will generate a
return fax to you within five minutes confirming that we received your
fax. This verifies that you can both send and receive a fax with your
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The remote machine has failed to respond to a fax command from the
local machine due to the connection being interrupted. These errors can
occur if the phone lines in the area to be faxed are old or there is
noise (static on the phone line). Other reasons can include power
outages and other power related problems.
waiting service can cause this error. The click, heard for an incoming
call, is actually a momentary disconnect of the line.
The remote user has pressed the Stop key while the reception was in progress.
Under rare conditions incompatibility between the two machines may cause the remote machine to simply abandon the call.
*Re-attempt the fax reception at a different time when telephone line
conditions have improved. Call the telephone provider if line
conditions fail to improve.
*Disable ECM. Errors may still
occur, and may result in a degraded image quality on the received page.
However, the ability to transmit the entire document will be improved.
When the last page of your document has been sent
successfully, the machine beeps and returns to Standby mode.
When something goes wrong while sending your fax, an error
message appears on the display.
If you receive an error message, press Stop/Clear to clear the
message and try to send the document again.
You can set your machine to print a confirmation report
automatically each time sending a fax is completed. If you get the error message write it down it should always supply an error message if the fax did not go through.