Question about HP Photosmart C6180 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Ink system failure

Its unable to copy and print it says to refer to printer documentation
error # 0xc18a0201

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  • George Alsup Apr 16, 2009

    Have a HP Photosmart C6180 All-in-one.

    Just finished printing a file when the following came up:

    "Ink system has failed. Unable to copy, receive faxes, or print. Refer to printer's documentation. Error: 0xc18a0201"

    Have had no previous problems.

    THANKS, George

  • jhassen1 Apr 16, 2009

    Error: 0xc18a0201 Ink System Failure on a blue screen. Cannot print, fax, etc. HP Photosmart 3310 all-in-one.

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Reset the product:

  1. Without turning off the product, disconnect the USB cable from the rear of the product.
  2. Remove the cartridges from the product.
  3. Wait for the 'Insert Cartridges ' message to display on the control panel.
  4. Disconnect the power cord from the back of the product.
  5. Wait 60 seconds.
  6. Reconnect the power cord. If the product does not automatically turn on, press the Power button (ink system failure - c01602202.gif ).
  7. Reinsert the cartridges, and then close any open doors on the product.
  8. If you receive a prompt to print a calibration page, do so.
  9. Reconnect the USB cable to the rear of the product, and then try printing again.

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