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Alarm light flashing

Howdy guys,
I cleaned my waste pad because it says it was full. I took it out myself, cleaned and replaced the pad. Then I reset it through 'additional functions' using some instructions I located on the net. But now I just have the alarm light flashing with no message, but the printer won't print, copy or anything. Are you able to help?

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1) Printer on, press Additional Functions, Scan, Copy, Scan.
Now you should be in service mode; from there to waste ink tank reset
2) Select Test Mode, which is the last available selection
3) Select #8 Printer Test, it will do some cleaning, then it will come up with an other option; this is where it gets a bit confusing cause now all it says is like 8-2 or 8-3! Push the + or - button until it says 8-3 then hit the select button

The menu will now say EEPRON Clear
Select Ink count which is option (0) and press set

Then press Stop/Reset, Followed by the power button and then wait for it to restart.

Posted on Jan 08, 2008

  • Iuliu Ciupe-Vaida
    Iuliu Ciupe-Vaida Jan 08, 2008

    Is this more helpfull? Is in fact the same, but kind of more algorythmic :))



    1) Enter SERVICE MODE.---
    By pressing menu-copy-scan-copy-copy
    2) Select TEST MODE.
    3) Select [8] PRINTER TEST in TEST MODE.
    4) Select 3. [EEPROM CLEAR].
    5) Select 0. [INK COUNT].
    6) Press the [Set] key.
    7) Press the [Stop/Reset] key (returning to the state of 3)), and then press
    the [ON/OFF] key.

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