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Printer my printer is printing but the red error light is on, how can i correct the problem

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  • Lawny Apr 14, 2008

    I have changed the ink cartrdge on my R265 for an original epson replacement, But it still shows empty no matter how many times I remove/replace it. I have tried 2 cartridges now. Does any body know a fix for this.

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Your cartidages may be low ink level change them when your printer does not print.

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My Xerox Phaser 6128MFP printer flashes a red light with a "Load paper in Tray" message, when the specific paper size and type are already same in the tray.


If the paper size is correct in the printer and the printer and it's possible to print off a test print in both the printer control screen or directly from the print driver utilities if that works then the only thing I can suggest is the item you want to print is defaulted to a different size. i.e. Check that the word processor your using is set to the size you have in the printer. Imperial size pages will look very similar on screen as does the A4. Printers don't automatically fix paper print sizes you just have to check and recheck for differences. Removing the tray only reafirms to the printer that the size might be incorrect and your going to fit the correct size.
As for the red light all printers behave differently in certain error conditions. Have you also tried to print out something you printed at a time the printer was working correctly. In other words try printing out a different file. Maybe, trying to print off a test print of one line of the alphabet, and then go from there.
Good luck,

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The red triangle light with the "!" in it keeps flashing. I've just printed some things off but now it's not printing. Need it to print obviously..


ATTENTION light(triangle): Indicates that the print-cartridge door is open, print cartridge is missing, and other errors.

If ATTENTION and READY light is blinking:

Printer initialization
The printer is initializing.
No action is necessary.

Cleaning mode
A cleaning page is printing.
Wait until the cleaning page has finished and the printer is in the Ready state.
This could take up to two minutes.

If ATTENTION and READY light is on:

Fatal error
Turn off the printer, and then unplug the printer power cord for 30 minutes.
Plug the printer power cord into the power outlet, and then turn the printer on.
If the error persists, replace the printer.

If ATTENTION light is blinking and READY light is off:

  1. Attention: door open, no print cartridge, or media jam
The printer is in an error state that requires operator intervention.
Check the following:
? The print cartridge door must be completely closed.
? The print cartridge is correctly installed.
? There is no media jam.

2. Out of memoryThe printer is out of memory.
The page you are printing might be too complex for the printer's memory capacity.
Try lowering the resolution.

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My 1020 printers green light goes on and red is off even door is open and no print at all, computer says no error


cancels the documents could be printed data, you check for an empty cartridge. restarts the printer, check if the correct printer initializaaza (to have paper in tray placed properly)

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I put in new ink cartridges and now there is an E and 2 red blinking lights


Which lights are blinking red? What is the rate of the flashes? I'll assume that one of the blinking lights is the power light (just means error).

If the either of the ink cartridge lights is blinking rapidly, the cartridge may not be seated correctly. Try reseating the cartridges and then press OK to clear the error. If it is a less rapid flash it could be that the print head isn't reading the cartridge ink level correctly. Please note: refilled or non-Epson cartridges may not be read correctly due to information stored in a chip on the cartridge or in the printer.

In this case the problem may be in the print head and Epson doesn't recommend cleaning this yourself. You can replace it. (On other inkjets, pop out the cartridges, remove the print head and wipe with soft, lint-free cloths or q-tips dampened with bottled or distilled water (wring out excess water). On each section, you wipe away from the nozzles. Then wipe off the inside of the print head carriage (contacts) as well. Dry everything with a dry cloth and reassemble the printer.)

If the Check paper light is blinking check for a paper jam or the printer looking for a different paper size.

I hope this helps.

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This means that the catridge is not placed correctly in the printer. or there is some problem in the catridge...

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if yr printer is under woranty u need to do company services system coz i think that u do what as u abov say that u do a initial stape or if yr printer not on woranty and if u know a normal clining system do cline pritner otherwise u need to replace head...

if yr printer show red light blink do press 5sec. then print it..may be it's help u if u have any quary tell me feel free...

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verify if you are printing with the correct paper size..... long is 8.5 by 13 and not 8.5 by 14.....

or

1. delete the installed driver
2. turn off the printer and let your computer detect the printer.... let it finish
3. restart your computer

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From the manual its probably one of this item.
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Try turning off the printer, remove the power cable, turn it on again for 5 seconds to reset it. Connect back power cable, press the feed button and turn it back on. The printer should do a self test, turn it off and on again after the self test. It should make the red light go away.

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The red attention indicator light and the toner indicator light are both flashing together


ON your driver check that the paper size is correct and this most commonly occurs when the incorrect paper size is selected. For example if you are printing to A4 and you have letter size installed in the machine then the system will cause an error or jam when there is nothing there.

Also within word or which ever program you are using on the document goto file and then down to page setup once in there check the paper size make sure it's correct for the paper in your machine also check the paper source. Once you have done this check the paper tray guides are correctly against the paper turn on and try printing and hopefully this will work.

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