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Canon iP1800 printer,flashing orange light under the green 'on'

Canon iP1800 printer has an orange flashing light under the green 'on' light. Printer won't print. Can't find an instruction manual. Thanks in advance for your help

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  • onietx Feb 11, 2009

    flashing orang light under the green 'On' problem.

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    indicator light is flashing green and orange

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    Printer wont print and the power and orange light keep flashing.

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    canon pixma ip3500 wont print orange light flashing


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First off, How many times does it flash organge before it goes to green?

two: out of paper
three: paper jam
four: Ink has run out
Five: FINE cartridge cannot be found
Seven: FINE Cart. not installed in correct position
Eight: Ink absorber almost full

Count how many times it flashes. Then get back to me

Posted on Feb 17, 2009


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Orange light is flashing 7 times and I get msgs that say cartridge not installed properly and cartridge cannot be recognized. I have refilled my cartridges more than once it worked fine for awhile. This is what Canon said.
Subject: Re: Response from Canon - SWSS Web Escalation (KMM10132386V40822L0KM)
> Dear Mike M:
> Thank you for your reply.
> We appreciate your response with the information for your iP1800
> printer.
> The ink cartridges are not designed to be refilled, and this would
> indicate the cause for the issue you are having. each cartridge
> maintain track of the amount of ink used in order to provide status
> information on the level of the ink in the cartridge. Wen refilling an
> ink cartridge, the status information is not updated, and will cause an
> issue such as this.
> The refilled ink cartridges should be replaced with new Canon ink
> cartridges and the printer will resume printing and working properly.

Posted on Aug 30, 2009

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