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Printer problems hi, my hl laser printer got all four lights flashing and the fan keeps going and don't stop. how do i fix this.

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All four lights flashing indicated a problem only a service center can repair.

Press the Go button and a new set of indicators will appear.

The yellow toner light only indicates a fuser unit failure.
The yellow drum light only indicates a laser unit failure.
The yellow toner light AND the red paper light indicates a main motor failure.
The red paper light only indicates a PCB failure (Printed Circuit Board).

The only thing you can do at this point is to actually UNPLUG the power cord for 24 hours and then retry or if that fails take it to a service center or better yet go pay the $89 for a new unit.



Hope this helps.

Posted on Dec 26, 2007

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Critical error, hold the go button one or two light display, indicating your problem.

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I've replaced the toner and drum. Now the drum light keeps flashing. How do I reset it?


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The reason the drum light keeps flashing is that you have to "reset" the machine after you've installed a new drum. To do this, I believe all you have to do is make sure the printer is on and then push and hold down the "GO" button a few seconds and then the flashing will stop. This will "reset" the printer to recognize you've installed a new drum. I'm going from memory on that, but I believe that's correct. It's a really simple solution. Good luck!

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Copier tech here. :P I just had to look this up. looked to the internet first, before going to find a manual.

open front door (the door for toner and drum units)

hold Go untill all four lights are on.

Release Go

Shut door

good to go.

Have a good night ya all.

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Table below is only service errors like coyote_k has. ie all four lights then press go to identify fault.

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