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Cannon Ip4300 - Orange light flashes on printer.

Cannon Ip4300 - When I try to print Orange light flashes on printer. Error Message: "Operator Error. Press Printer's RESUME button. If this does not clear the error cancel printing and turn the printer off and then on again." I have done this quite a few times but it does not fix the problem. What is the problem and what can i do to fix it?

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Hi there,

A possible paper jam has happen on the unit. Did you have an paper jam error before you have this problem?

You must clear any paper jam on the unit, check the unit for any stuck paper or object or check if there was misaligned parts inside.

Let me know for any clarifications.

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Posted on Dec 12, 2009

  • jayemtee Oct 18, 2013

    No paper stuck and no issues beforehand

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