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Printer -My printer keeps telling me my cover is opened, and I have check and there is nothing in its way

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  • Anonymous Feb 29, 2008

    I have reopened the cover again several times and it still is saying cover is opened. It does not allow me to use any of the buttons, to shut it off or to change the settings as well. I have unplugged the printer and disconnected all the plugs to reboot the system...nothing. The only thing it does when I unplug the printer and to replugged it back in is the ink cartridge shifts back and forth and stops in the middle as if its going to work, but again nothing. Please I need help!!!

  • Anonymous Mar 01, 2008

    printer will not respond. it says cover open.. close cover, will not turn off . a little plastic tab fell off and i turned printer upside down and it fell out. i took scanner cover off and replaced the tab to where i was told it belonged. it still don't work. guess i put back together wrong. what now? where does it belong soo it will work.

    took it to 3 printer repair shops, they didn't work on small printers. and would then cha rge 82 dollars per hour.

    any help would be appreciated or i will maybe get a new one.



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It is a terminal/fatal problem. If you have warranty information and the product is less than 12 months old, call tech support and have it replaced.

I had the same problem (among many) for this poorly made printer immediately after I replaced the cartridge. I spent two hours with "Keith" from tech support (outsourced to India)--It was like talking to a computer from the 1970s. I initially told him I tried unplugging/restarting/reinstalling and what does he tell me to do?-unplug & restart several times. I understand that he is doing his best and this reflects more on Lexmark and the other companies trying to save a $ by paying low wages to people in other countries.

My printer was only three months old. After giving him date-of-purchase information. They sent me a 'refurbished' printer in about two weeks.

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Just make sure that there's nothing under the cover where it 'snaps' back into place.

no worries, check for up to date printer drivers here

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