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Can't print on 8250 photosmart printer

Ink cartridges expired. Replaced all cartridges then got an ink system failure 0xc18a020a error.

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  • DaBwoman Apr 24, 2009

    Same here. Changed cartridges, powered down, tried to clean cartridge heads, same error. Couldn't align printer, hung up

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See http://www.hp.com/pageyield/articles/us/en/InkExpiration.html on how to override error. 

Posted on Jul 03, 2009

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I replaced all new ink cartridges on my 8250 and now it says there is an ink system error.


Hello,

The "Ink System Failure" error is causes by air in the ink feed tubes. One of your old cartridges either run all of the way out or one of the new ones are defective. We have a step by step guide purging the air from the feed tubes posted on our web site. Go to our site at: www.ccl-la.com , click on the printer repair link and then the HP link. Follow the steps and you should be back printing in no time at all.

I hope this helps, If so please rate our solution.

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HP 8250 Photosmart printer that displays "system ink failure"


Try changing the ink cartridges.

If you installed the "HP Support Toolkit" software from the CD-ROM that came with the printer, use this Toolkit to "run a cleaning cycle".
It can print a "test" page, to show you which colours _do_ work, and which do _not_ work.

If all else fails, then find a qualified printer technician.

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Ink system failure. How do I reset a hp 8250 printer?


Turn off the machine using the power button, unplug the power cord from the back of the machine, remove the ink cartridges, wait 2 min, plug the power cord back in, press the power button to turn on the printer, wait for the printer to prompt that the ink cartridges are missing, then replace the ink cartridges. If this doesn't clear the error you may need to re-prime the ink cartridges. There is a good explanation of how to do this at http://www.ccl-la.com/blog/index.php/hp-photosmart-ink-system-failure-1/.

Nov 15, 2009 | HP - HP Photosmart 8250 printer

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Error0xc18a020a


so the error message that you have got on the screen that says 0xc18a020a is the error messgae when ur cartridges are not getting detected by the printer so in this cases we have to service the printer only
as u may try these steps like cleaning the copper contacts of the cartridges and then aligning them but that is also not going to work
so u must go ahead and try service ur printer ..........

Sep 12, 2009 | HP Photosmart 8250 InkJet Printer

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Ink failure system error


1. Turn the printer off for few minutes then turn it back on
2. Clean ink cartridge
3. Update drivers
4. If nothing works, repace the battery

Sep 07, 2009 | HP Photosmart 8250 InkJet Printer

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Keeps stating ink expired


i guess your printer has reach the printing warranty.. try to search in the web on how to reset your printer, ^^

Feb 15, 2009 | HP Photosmart 8250 InkJet Printer

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Ink system failure


IssueAn 0xc18xxxxx or 0xc19xxxxx ink system error code displays on the front panel. The printer cannot copy, receive faxes, or print. 
Solution
Press the On button to turn the printer off. 
Unplug the power cord from the back of the printer.
Remove all the ink cartridges.
Wait two minutes.
Plug the power cord into the back of the printer.
Press the On button to turn the printer on. 
Install the ink cartridges when prompted.
If the error code does not display, the issue is resolved.
If the 0xc18xxxxx or 0xc19xxxxx ink system error code displays on the front panel, service the printer.

Dec 03, 2008 | HP Photosmart 8250 InkJet Printer

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Ink system failure


it could be a viros or a printer jam

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