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Ink System Failure Error Oxc18a0506 I have tried turning the power on and off as instructed in the display window but it still comes up with the same query - can you help?

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Hello,

The ink system failure error is caused by air is the ink feed tubes. If you check our web site at:
www.ccl-la.com and click printer repair pages we have a step by step guide to purge the air from the tubes. This should get you back printing.

I hope this helps, if so please rate our solution.

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Posted on Nov 14, 2009

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Reads Error Oxc18a0506 How how can I fix Thanks


Hello.

If this error refers to an Ink System Failure, try the following:

Unplug the printer, then pressing the Help and OK buttons the same time, plug it back in.

Hope this resolves your problem.

Dec 23, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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I has an issue with my Photosmart C8180, it shows Ink System Failure-- I tried it online but did not find it, Is there no Resolution available for it, Please help me with it,


HERE IS WHAT YOU SEEK

Issue: An Ink system failure message and error code appears on the printer display.
Solution:
Step one: Reset the printer
Press the On button to turn off the printer.
Unplug the power cord and universal serial bus (USB) cable from the back of the printer.
Wait 30 seconds.
Plug the power cord back into the printer.
Press the On button to turn the printer on.
If Ink system failure does not display, the issue is resolved; reconnect the USB cable and resume using the printer.
If the previous steps have not cleared the message, continue to the next step.


Step two: Download and install firmware update
Go to the product support page to download the update.
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softw...

Click Software & driver downloads.

Click on the appropriate operating system link.

Click on the Recommended update to fix long power-on cycle and ink system failures link and follow the instructions to download the file.

After downloading is complete, disconnect all other USB devices from the PC. Make sure the product is powered ON and plugged into the USB port.

With the printer directly connected to the PC, click the downloaded file FirmwareEnable_Release.EXE.

Click Open/Run.

Click OK at the Update successful window. The error should have been cleared from the printer display.

If you get a message saying a device was not detected (see Figure 1), make sure the printer is powered ON and the USB cable is connected to both the printer and PC and try step five again. Source(s):

Nov 10, 2010 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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My hp photosmart C7180 All in one comes up with the error code of oxc18a0506 when I turn it on.


Hi there
Solution 1:

1. Press and hold "left arrow" key
2. Press the "setup" key and release both keys
3. Press and release the "OK" button
4. Press and release the right arrow button until the display says “System Configuration Menu”. 2. Press and release the “OK” button.
5. Display should say “Hardware failure status”. If not there already, Arrow Key over to “Hardware failure status”,
6. Press and release the “OK” button.
7. Display should say “Hardware failure status: Clear. Press OK to clear”.
8. Press and release the “OK” Button. Message changes to “Hardware failure status Cleared. Press Cancel to continue”.
9. Press and release the “CANCEL” button as many times as necessary, so that, either the “Welcome to Photosmart Express” screen appears, or, the “Ink System Failure” screen appears. PLEASE DO NOT TRY TO PRINT AT THIS STAGE.
10. Using the Power Button, turn the unit OFF and unplug the power cable from back of the printer and wall outlet.
11. Wait 30 seconds for the power to get discharged and then plug the power cable into the wall outlet first and then into the back of the printer
12. Turn the unit on. The printer may display message “USE POWER BUTTON TO SHUTDOWN THE PRINTER” followed by “PRESS OK TO CONTINUE”. Press OK.
13. If the printer has already initialized, then go to the next step. If not, the printer will start the “ONE TIME INK INITIALIZATION PROCESS”. Allow this process to complete and do not interrupt. Once the initialization process is complete, the printer will print out a Diagnostic Page.
14. To verify printer functionality print a SELF TEST PAGE. If SELF TEST prints, then printer is ready for use or Software Installation.
15. If the error is still there, or reoccurs the printer is already defective.
Solution 2:

1. Press the On button to turn the printer off.
2. Unplug the power cord from the back of the printer.
3. Remove all the ink cartridges.
4. Wait two minutes.
5. Plug the power cord into the back of the printer.
6. Press the On button to turn the printer on.
7. Install the ink cartridges when prompted.

Please come back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one so I will keep on helping.

All The Best: Pineworks



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I have a 13 month old HP Photosmart C5180 which is now displaying the following error message, "Ink System has failed. Unable to print.." Error: Oxc18a0506. The help message suggests "turn power off then...


your second set of catridges mush help you,, and also,, it seems that your operating system is corrupted,, its better you reinstall the printdrivers first,, if problem persists,, then try reinstall of windows..

Sep 28, 2009 | HP Photosmart C5180 All-In-One InkJet...

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My c7180 keeps coming up error OXC18a0201 Ink system has failed, it says to shut off, and I have and it comes right back


Problem occurs for me when i run too long with an empty cartridge solution press * and # at the same time press 1 2 3 and "support R0632M" should display press > and "information menu" should display press > and "configuration menu" should display pres OK and "hardware failure status" should display press OK "failure status:clear" Press OK to clear press cancel press cancel press cancel turn printer off unplug power cord for two minutes plug back in power on use your printer

Jun 28, 2009 | HP Photosmart C7180 All-In-One InkJet...

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Error message: ink device failure oxc18a0506


Perform the following on your printer http://www.ccl-la.com/blog/index.php/hp-photosmart-ink-system-failure-1/.

Jun 18, 2009 | HP PhotoSmart C5150 All-In-One InkJet...

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Oxc19a0023 INK System failure


TRY THIS
Press and Hold the "Print Photos" & "Red Eye Removal" buttons. Release both buttons. Display should say "Enter Special Key Combo"
Press and release in sequence "Red Eye Removal", "Print Photos", "Red Eye Removal"
Press and release the right arrow button until the display says "System Configuration Menu". (on C8100 use Touch Screen)
Press and release the "OK" button.
Display should say "Support". Use the Right arrow Key to look for "Reset Menu".
Press and release the "OK" button.
Press the right arrow key to look for "Partial Reset", press 'OK'
The printer will go off and will power on by itself, else wait for 20 seconds and power on the printer to complete reset

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Ink System Failure HP C5180


IssueAn 0xc18xxxxx or 0xc19xxxxx ink system error code displays on the front panel. The printer cannot copy, receive faxes, or print. Solution
Press the On button to turn the printer off. 
Unplug the power cord from the back of the printer.
Remove all the ink cartridges.
Wait two minutes.
Plug the power cord into the back of the printer.
Press the On button to turn the printer on. 
Install the ink cartridges when prompted.
If the error code does not display, the issue is resolved.
If the 0xc18xxxxx or 0xc19xxxxx ink system error code displays on the front panel, service the printer.

Jan 23, 2009 | HP Photosmart C6180 All-In-One InkJet...

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Ink system failure


IssueAn 0xc18xxxxx or 0xc19xxxxx ink system error code displays on the front panel. The printer cannot copy, receive faxes, or print. 
Solution
Press the On button to turn the printer off. 
Unplug the power cord from the back of the printer.
Remove all the ink cartridges.
Wait two minutes.
Plug the power cord into the back of the printer.
Press the On button to turn the printer on. 
Install the ink cartridges when prompted.
If the error code does not display, the issue is resolved.
If the 0xc18xxxxx or 0xc19xxxxx ink system error code displays on the front panel, service the printer.

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Solution
  1. Press the On button to turn the printer off.
  2. Unplug the power cord from the back of the printer.
  3. Remove all the ink cartridges.
  4. Wait two minutes.
  5. Plug the power cord into the back of the printer.
  6. Press the On button to turn the printer on.
  7. Install the ink cartridges when prompted.
If the error code does not display, the issue is resolved. If the 0xc18xxxxx or 0xc19xxxxx ink system error code displays on the front panel, service the printer.

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