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Lexmark e238 wont print and has error lights showing

One morning I got up and my lexmark E238 printer had error lights showing and since then wont work and I cant get info on it.

The 2 lights that show are a steady Toner and steady error light and when i click the continue button quickly (per instructions from lexmarks website) the "secondary code" of steady toner, paperjam and error light all are steady. I have not changed anything such as cartridge and everything was working flawlessly for the longest time and the night before!

Any help would be appreciated!

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SOURCE: Lexmark E238: Lost manual. What

could mean that it a mismatch carteridge

  • Explanation of the Cartridge Mismatch error
  • Clear or Confirm the Error Message
  • Check the Printer and Toner Cartridge Region Settings
  • If the Toner Cartridge and Printer Regions Do Not Match...
  • If the Toner Cartridge and Printer Regions Match
  • Posted on Jul 13, 2008

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    I know this has been on here for awhile but i decided to help

    First of all the lights are listed in the user manual for the printer. From what your described the problem looks like it is a paper jam

    for more information in regards to the lights on your printer:

    There is also information on how to get the jam out. If the printer has no jam but the light is still on try restarting the printer.

    Posted on Oct 20, 2008

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    SOURCE: toner light keeps blinking even a new cartridge

    Sorry for the delay in responding.

    Are you using a factory new Lexmark cartridge or do yo have a refilled cartridge or a cartridge from another company?

    Sorry for the bad news that follows.
    Extracted from Lexmark’s web site:
    Lexmark End User Statement of Limited Warranty for Supplies
    Lexmark International, Inc. Lexington, KY
    Not Covered:
    Warranty Service does not include repair or exchange when the problem results from accident, disaster, misuse, abuse, non-Lexmark modification (including refilling, tampered with in any way or remanufacturing), improper storage, malfunctioning equipment, laser print cartridges which are simply empty as a result of normal use, or normal wear and tear. Character or page yield is also not covered by warranty service, as it is influenced by customer application, printer contrast settings, operating environments, printer condition, and paper type.

    Posted on May 23, 2009

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      SOURCE: I have installed a new conductor assy and it still

      After installing a new photoconductor kit, you will need to reset the photoconductor page count. Click on this link: for instructions on how to reset the photoconductor page count. If problem persists, follow the instructions on this link: If these don't help, the printer may require service.

      Posted on Jun 02, 2010

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      SOURCE: E238 - all lights flashing.

      Pull out all paper draws and ink cartridges and make sure there is no jams

      Posted on Dec 23, 2010

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