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When power on printer, green and amber lights alternate flashing.

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  • sca1301 Jul 30, 2009

    I can't print at all. The last time that the printer was working, it ran out of ink on two of the cartridges. I just figured that since I was out of ink, I was having this issue. I replaced the two empty cartridges and still the same error. When I bring up the printer status with the software I get: Service error 6000. Cancel printing and turn the printer off and then on again. If this doesn't clear the error, see the printer manual for more detail. I have unplugged the printer and let it set for 24 hours and still the same issue, flashes green-amber-green-amber-green-amber.

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The 6000 error tells you there's a line feed problem, that's the platen roller that the paper is fed over just before printing. You need to inspect with a flashlight and mirror to see that nothing is inside stopping the roller from turning. Sometimes I find toys, screws, gum, candy inside usually from little hands.

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Does the printer reacts as you try to print? What is the error message that you get when you try to print?
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