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  • fCellini Feb 19, 2009

    When the printer is turned on, both the yellow and green lights keep on blinking. I'm not able to print at all.

  • Anonymous Feb 23, 2009

    Both lights are flashing in unison on the front-one green, one orange.

  • Anonymous Feb 25, 2009

    the bottom 2 lights are blinking

  • JAWESLEY39 Mar 04, 2009

    BOTH LIGHTS - GREEN AND ORANGE - ARE BLINKING AND THE PRINTER WON'T PRINT - SAYS "PAPER JAM"



    JAN

  • JAWESLEY39 Mar 04, 2009

    BOTH LIGHTS ARE BLINKING, THE GREEN AND THE ORANGE. PRINTER WON'T PRINT....SAYS "PAPER JAM"

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The orange light on the front is blinking. I don't know what it is trying to tell me or how to stop it from blinking.


The manual will tell you the significance of the blinking orange light. Usually it tells you something is wrong - look at troubleshooting section of manual.

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Front light is blinking


could be low ink warning light for a cartridge
make model year etc would get a closer answer

Oct 26, 2016 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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The printert dos not respiond to any cartridge and dos blink at all /


Issue: All the lights blink In this error condition , the following blinking lights pattern displays on the control panel:
  • On/Resume light : Blinking
  • Check Paper light : Blinking
  • Check Print Cartridge light : Blinking
  • Black Start Copy light : Blinking
  • Color Start Copy light : Blinking
Figure 107: All the lights are blinking on the control panelc00864301.gif Solution one: Make sure that the front panel overlay is installed correctly If the front panel overlay, or bezel, is incorrectly installed, the product may indicate a false carriage stall error condition. If the product has not been set up before, follow these steps to ensure correct installation of the front panel overlay. If the front panel overlay is already installed, and your printer has been working for some time, do not attempt to reinstall the overlay. Press firmly on the overlay to ensure proper installation of the overlay adhesive or pins. NOTE: If you have already installed the front panel overlay, proceed to the next solution.
  1. Disconnect the power cord from the rear of the product.
    Please arte me Thanks Techbelkin
    TECHBELKIN ORIGINAL SOLUTION


  2. Locate the front panel overlay and peel off the paper backing to expose the adhesive as shown in the graphic below. Figure 108: Remove the paper backing from the front panel overlayc00005257.jpg
  3. Lift the scanner lid.
  4. Carefully line up and install the front panel overlay. Figure 109: Install the front panel overlayc00005258.jpg Figure 110: Correctly installed front panel overlayc00005259.jpg
  5. Reconnect the power cord to the rear of the product.
  6. Try the intended task again.
Solution two: Reset the All-in-One Follow these steps to perform a power reset. Step one: Perform a power reset
  1. Press the On/Resume button (c01602202.gif ) to turn on the product.
  2. With the product turned on , disconnect the power cord from the rear of the product.
  3. Unplug the power cord from the wall outlet.
  4. Wait at least 15 seconds.
  5. Plug the power cord back into the wall outlet.
  6. Reconnect the power cord to the rear of the product.
  7. If the product does not turn on automatically, press the On/Resume button (c01602202.gif ) to turn the product back on.
Step two: Print a self-test report Follow these steps to print a self-test report.
  1. Load plain, white paper into the paper tray.
  2. Press and hold the Cancel button (c02517757.gif ), and then press the Start Copy Color button. The product prints a self-test report.
  • If these steps resolved the issue , you do not need to continue troubleshooting.
  • If the issue persists , continue to the next solution.
Solution three: Service the All-in-One If you have completed all the steps and are still experiencing a problem, continue to the Service the All-in-One section at the end of this document. Service the All-in-One If you have completed all the preceding steps and are still experiencing a problem, service the product. Determine if your product is in warranty or out of warranty. If you need help determining your product's warranty status, go to HP's Warranty Check Tool .
  • If your product is in warranty , contact HP.
  • If your product is out of warranty , fees might apply for contacting HP.

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Brother hl5140 laser printer, drum light kept on blinking, i changed the drum (only drum) and now drum light still keeps on blinking. PLEASE HELP, what I am doing wrong?? thanks


you have to to reset your drum. first open the front cover then hold the go button and power on your printer . you will see that all the light will glow release the go button and close the front cover now your printer will work perfectly.

Nov 09, 2009 | Brother HL 5140 Laser Printer

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Dell 1700n Ready/Data light blinking (secondary fault)


Ok, try this--1.power off printer 2. open front door 3. press and hold continue and cancel buttons 4. power back on 5. wait until light sequence stops om error 6. power off and back on.
this resets factory defaults on the printer..

Nov 11, 2008 | Dell 1700n Laser Printer

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HL-1440 Blinking lights


Mine had the 4 led's blinking alternating with the drum. I held down the button on the front till all lights were on steady and pressed the off switch on the left (while holding the front button down). After powering back up all was well again.

Apr 29, 2008 | Brother HL 1440 Laser Printer

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The printer apear to be dead!


Buttons and lights on the printer Two buttons and three lights are located on the front of an HP Deskjet printer.
  • The lights tell when the printer is working or when it needs attention.
  • The buttons help control the printer.
Buttons and lights Purpose c00123886.jpg POWER button and light Push the POWER button to turn the printer off and on. When lit, the light shows that the printer is turned on. c00123889.jpg RESUME button and light The light blinks when there is a problem with paper. When the problem is corrected, press the button. c00123892.jpg Print cartridge light The light blinks when there is a problem with a print cartridge. When the problem is corrected and the top cover is closed, the light will stop blinking. Troubleshooting blinking printer lights Blinking lights Reason c00123895.jpg

All lights are off. The printer is off (asleep).

Press the POWER buttonc00123886.jpg to turn the printer on.

The printer should turn on automatically when a print job is sent to it. c00123898.jpg

The POWER (top) light is on. The printer is idle.

The printer is ready to print a document. c00123900.jpg

The POWER (top) light is blinking. The printer is busy printing.

Allow enough time to print. When a document has many fonts or graphics or uses complex color such as a color photo, it takes longer to begin printing. c00123902.jpg

The PRINT CARTRIDGE (bottom) light is blinking. Possible causes:

  • The front cover is open. Make sure the front cover is completely closed.
  • The print cartridge is missing. Make sure the print cartridge has been installed correctly.
  • The print cartridge is broken or incompatible. Lift the front cover, and wait for the print-cartridge cradle to slide out. Check the part numbers on the print cartridge:


Black: 51645A

Color: C1823D,

If the print cartridges are compatible and correctly installed, they may be defective. Try replacing the print cartridges.

If none of the above suggestions fix the problem, and, if the error message still occurs, it may be a hardware failure. Call the HP Customer Support Center.










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Toner light won't stop blinking


Try resetting it, open front cover hold down silver button, all lights should flash rotatingly, when stopped turn off and on and close door.

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Change Image Drum light blinking


You have to reset the drum counter. Leave the front cover open Press and hold the "cancel" button until all the lights flash in sequence Close the front cover You should be good fro another 30 - 40 thousand copies. Hope it helps Ed

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