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Hp c6280 says was jammed now ink system failed

Hi after a paper jam my hp c6280 says ink system has failed unable to print. Error Oxc18a0005 I went ot hp and see nothing with this code. I'd sure appreciate help!
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  1. Make sure that the product is turned on and then disconnect the USB cable from the back of the product.
  2. Open the product cover and remove the cartridges.
  3. Close the cover and wait for a message to insert the cartridges to appear on the control panel display.
  4. Disconnect the power cord from the back of the product.
  5. Disconnect the power cord from the wall outlet and wait for one minute.
Reinstalling cartridges
    1. Reconnect the power cord to the wall, reconnect the other end of the power cord to the product, and then turn on the product if it is not already on.
    2. Open the product cover and reinstall the cartridges.
    3. Close the cover and print a calibration page, if prompted.
    4. Print a self test report to make sure that the product can print.
    5. Reconnect the USB cable between the product and the computer.
    6. Try to print a document from an application on the computer.

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  3. Also open the back cover of the printer if this model has one.
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  8. Ones the printer is free of paper Replace the toner or ink cartridge and paper trays, close any doors you opened and turn the printer back on.
  9. If the printer paper jam message still appears, then there is still some paper in the printer. Reinspect the paper path.
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