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Problem with cartriges

I have a error code 5. i just replaced both black and color. now it wont let me print. the two orange light next to the power button are flashing

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EC5 = Print Head Short. Short test detected short circuit in printhead. Fix is to replace print cartridge(s).

Sounds like one or both of your new cartridges are defective and need to be returned to where you purchased them.

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4) Remove the color ink cartridge.

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8) Lower the printer (scanner unit) until it is completely closed.

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You may have to buy a new cartrige.
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1) With the printer powered off but connected to a power source, press the Power button while pressing and holding
the Stop/ Reset button.
2) When the Power LED is lit, press the Stop/Reset button two times while pressing and holding the Power button.
3) When releasing the Power button and the Stop / Reset button (regardless of order), the printer will move into a
service mode. (Waiting for menu selection)
4) When the LED lights in green, press the Stop/Reset button the specified number of time(s) according to the
function listed in the table below.(Each time the Stop/Reset button is pressed, the LED lights alternately in
orange and green, starting with orange.)
The number of the Reset
button pressing
LED Function Remarks

0 time Green Power off
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2 times Green EEPROM print
3 times Orange EEPROM reset
4 times Green Waste ink counter reset See waste ink counter reset
procedures below.
5 times Orange Destination setting See Destination setting
procedures below.
6 times Green Print head deep cleaning
11 times Orange Button / LCD checking
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