Question about Lexmark X85 All-In-One InkJet Printer
The printer & PC are not communicating. 'Cartridge short' Press power key is displayed in the printer lcd window. Then it displays system error 000. Thanks for any help
Wen i select print a message appears that the computer was not communicating with the printer
Posted on Mar 02, 2008
I think "Cartridge short" is refering to a short circuit to the ink cartridges, remove them and clean the contacts, and try again, if this persists try replacing the cartridges
Posted on Aug 22, 2007
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Make sure the printer is on.
Open the printer cover. The print cartridge carrier moves and stops at the
loading position, unless the All-in-One is busy.
the carrier does not automatically move to the center, turn off the
printer/unplug the printer from the power source and then slide the carrier to
Remove both cartridges from the carrier.
Close the printer cover.
Rebrick (pull out power supply, black box where the
power cord is plugged in at the back of the printer, and put it back after 30
When the printer turns on, reinsert one cartridge first.
Close the printer cover and check for any errors.
If no error appears, reinsert the other cartridge. Close the printer cover.
Replace whichever cartridge is causing the error to appear with a new
If problem continues, please contact Lexmark Technical Support Center for additional assistance.
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