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Get the following error message: Scanner Failure

Get the following error message: Scanner Failure Power off then on again. I have done that I even went as far as reinstalling it and nothing works

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It means that the printer is having problems powering the scanner, either the light source is not working or the belt drive or gears are jammed. It is a self diagnosis that is not passing. That is the reason for your problem.

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You are missing a more common problem which are dirty mirrors or a faulty sensor among other solutions

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After printer is on for a few minutes, getting error message-scanner failure turn printer off then on again. I am able to print before the error message appears, however, unable to copy or fax. Thank...


Hi,

Solution one: Check the scanner light
  1. Follow these steps to check the scanner light by making a color copy of any document.
  2. Load plain white, unused, letter size paper in the paper tray.
  3. Lift the scanner lid, place the original face down on the scanner glass, and then lower the scanner lid.
  4. Make a color copy.
  5. When the product starts to scan the document to copy, slightly lift the scanner lid to see if the scanner light turns on. It is not necessary to lift the lid completely.
The scanner light should be visible under the scanner glass to the right or left.

Solution two: Check the power connection
Follow these steps to troubleshoot the power connection.

  1. Press the Power button to turn off the product.
  2. Unplug the product power cord from any surge protector, extension cord, or power strip, and then connect the power cord directly to a wall outlet.
  3. Press the Power button to turn on the product.
  4. Load plain white, unused, letter size paper in the paper tray.
  5. Lift the scanner lid, place the original face down on the scanner glass, and then lower the scanner lid.
  6. Try again to make a color copy.
  7. Press the Power button to turn off the product, disconnect the power cord from the wall outlet, and then reconnect the power cord to a different wall outlet.
  8. Press the Power button to turn on the product.
Try again to make a color copy.If these steps resolved the issue , you do not need to continue troubleshooting.If the issue persists we have to reset the printer. Doing reset in the beginning stage is not recommended. Reply me back and i will provide the reset step instruction.

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I know i'm not going to get 4 thumbs up for providing this resolution because it seems like a hardware problem but what the heck you need some sort of help so here goes.

This error usually occurs when trying to scan or make copies. The scanner bulb is not hot enough or the electrical conditions are not suitable for the HP All-In-One product. Follow the instructions listed below to resolve this failure. The scanner lamp lighting should be viewable under the scanner glass right or left corner.
  1. c00439542.jpg 1 - Scanner lamp lighting 2 - Scanner glass If the scanner bulb does not light up, the HP All-In-One product may be defective.
  2. Make sure that the room temperature is suitable for the HP All-in-One product. Perform a Power Cycle on the unit by following the steps below:
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    4. Turn the unit on.
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    2. Every PC provides a standard power cord; it is possible to use it to check whether the electrical failure is prompted by the cord or not.
  3. If the Warming up or Scanner failure error messages persist, please move the unit to a different room or building to verify that the building (or room) is grounded properly.
  4. If your HP All-in-One product uses a external power module, check the power module part number against the part number listed in the User Guide to ensure the proper power module is being used. If both part numbers do not match and your product is still under warranty, please click the Contact HP link at the top of the page. If your product is out of warranty, please click the How to Buy link at the top of the page. c00458738.jpg
  5. Perform a Partial Reset by following the steps below:
    • Unplug the power cord from the HP All-in-One product.Press and hold the appropriate button combination for your HP All-in-One product. The appropriate combination for your model can be consulted in the HP All-in-One Products - Performing a Partial Reset of the All-in-One document.While still holding the buttons down, plug the power cord back in. Release the buttons after the HP All-in-One unit displays the Partial Reset message.
    Make a test copy of any document.If this copy is successful, the scanner mechanism is functioning correctly.If the error appears again, Follow the below troubleshooting
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    2. Unplug the power cord from the unit.
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  2. Perform a Partial Reset on the unit by performing the following steps:
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You have a bad scanner unit. Getting it repaired will cost as much as buying a new machine.

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