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The 'out of paper' light stays on. I add paper, press light reset button, but light remains on and printer will not try to operate

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  • davepobst Jun 18, 2009

    Wil buy a new printer. Thanksl

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This light comes on based on how many times the printer tries to load a sheet of paper, chances are the loading mechanism is defective, that is the usual cause of this problem, u will find it is cheaper to replace the printer than have it repaired, this is from personnel experience on 2 different printers.

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    • Step 1 Open your web browser and go to Lexmark's "Drivers and Downloads" page (see Resources section below). Locate the search box labeled "Search by Model" and enter X2470. Press return. Select your operating system from the pop-up menu. Wait for the download page to load, then click the "Download Now" button. Save the installer file to an easily accessible location.
    • Step 2 Rotate the printer so that the rear section is in view. Connect the power cord to the power cord connector located on the right. Plug the remaining end of the power cord into an electrical wall socket. Connect one end of the USB cable into the USB port located on the left. Rotate the printer back into place.

  • Step 3 Turn on your printer. Extend the paper guides and insert paper into the tray. Readjust the paper guides so that they are flush with the paper.
  • Step 4 Lift the scanner unit and wait for the print cartridge holder to move into view. Push down on the light blue lever to raise the cartridge holder lid. Install the ink cartridge into the print cartridge holder. Close the cartridge holder lid and lower the scanner unit.
  • Step 5 Connect the remaining end of the USB cable into any available USB port on your computer. If any "Add New Hardware" screens appear on your computer, click "Cancel."
  • Step 6 Open the previously saved installer file and follow the onscreen instructions.
  • Step 7 Locate the button on your Lexmark X2470 that looks like an open scanner pointing to a computer monitor. Press and hold this button for three seconds. Follow the instructions that appear on your computer. Once this is complete, your printer is ready for use.

  • Step 3 Turn on your printer. Extend the paper guides and insert paper into the tray. Readjust the paper guides so that they are flush with the paper.
  • Step 4 Lift the scanner unit and wait for the print cartridge holder to move into view. Push down on the light blue lever to raise the cartridge holder lid. Install the ink cartridge into the print cartridge holder. Close the cartridge holder lid and lower the scanner unit.
  • Step 5 Connect the remaining end of the USB cable into any available USB port on your computer. If any "Add New Hardware" screens appear on your computer, click "Cancel."
  • Step 6 Open the previously saved installer file and follow the onscreen instructions.
  • Step 7 Locate the button on your Lexmark X2470 that looks like an open scanner pointing to a computer monitor. Press and hold this button for three seconds. Follow the instructions that appear on your computer. Once this is complete, your printer is ready for use.

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try this. It is the reset for the waste ink error (8 flashes)

1) With the printer power OFF, while pressing the Resume button, press the Power button. (Do not release the
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2) While pressing the Power button, release the Resume button, press the Resume button again twice, and then
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When the indicator stops flashing and remains on, press the Resume button 4 times to clear waste ink message.
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If you hear the printer trying to grab the paper (you also may see that the rollers turn) but it does not grab the paper , means the the rubber that grabs the paper are dried, and should be replaced.

If the rollers do not turn (no sound either) then there is a problem with printer's mainboard.

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E 2


hi dear

may the error code or how many blinking can solve your problem

this is the list of error code

How to clear Error Code Canon printers MP150 MP160
CANNON Printers MP150/MP160 ERROR CODE


E2-2 No paper (ASF)
E3-3 Paper jam
E4 No ink
E5-5 The ink cartridges are not installed or a non-supported ink cartridge is installed ,
or the ink cartridges are not installed properly
E8 Waste ink absorber full, or platen waste ink absorber
full

E9 The connected digital camera / video camera does not support Camera
Direct Printing
E14 The Ink cartridges whose destination are wrong
E15 Ink cartridge is not installed E16 - Ink remaining is unknown
E16 -E19 Failed to scan head alignment sheet
E22 Carriage error
E23 Paper feed error
E24 Purge unit error
E25 ASF(cam) sensor error
E26 Internal temperature rise error
E27 Waste ink absorber full or platen waste ink absorber full
E28 Ink cartridge temperature rise error -
E29 EEPROM error
E33 Paper feed position error
E35 15 USB Host VBUD overcurrent error - USB
E37 17 Abnormal motor driver error
E40 20 Other hardware error
E42 22 Scanner error





try this methode

Methode 1

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 formenu 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
1 time Orange Service pattern print
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
12 or more times Returns to a menu selection


that's all


maybe it can fix your problem



thanks


cropp


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To perform a cold reset
1. Turn the printer off.
2. Hold down the SELECT ( ) button, and then turn the printer on. Continue holding down
the SELECT ( ) button until all three printer control-panel lights flash once and then
remain on. This might take up to 10 seconds.
3. After the message SELECT LANGUAGE appears on the display, press the
UP ARROW ( ) button or the DOWN ARROW ( ) button until COLD RESET is highlighted.
4. Press the SELECT ( ) button. The printer performs a cold reset and then continues its
power-on sequence.
5. Check all I/O settings and reset any customer-set printer configuration values.
ENWW Printer resets and power-on modes 163

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