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Ink system has failed.

Error message Oxc18a0306 comes up. Won't print.

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  • linroze Mar 24, 2008

    installing new cartridge did not solve problem

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You just need a new cartridge you can pop your old one out let me know if you need help with this

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It keeps giving me a message that the ink system has failed. ERROR Oxc18a0306 I would be greatful for any help. Thanx


  1. Without turning off the product, disconnect the USB cable from the rear of the product.
    NOTE: The USB cable connects to the port on the back of the product. The port is labeled with the USB icon (c01424575.gif ). Figure 2: Example USB connection (your product might not look exactly the same as this example)c01651067.gif
  2. Remove the cartridges from the product.
  3. Wait for the 'Insert Cartridges ' message to display on the control panel.
  4. Disconnect the power cord from the back of the product.
  5. Wait 60 seconds.
  6. Reconnect the power cord. If the product does not automatically turn on, press the Power button (c01602202.gif ).
  7. Reinsert the cartridges, and then close any open doors on the product.
  8. If you receive a prompt to print a calibration page, do so.
  9. Reconnect the USB cable to the rear of the product, and then try printing again.
Solution two: Service the product If you have completed all the steps listed above and are still experiencing a problem, service the product.

If you need more help come back.Post / thumbs / testimonial are welcome!

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Ink system has failed. Unable to copy, receive faxes, or print. Error message Oxc18a0306 (for HP 6150 All-in- one-Printer )


Check to make sure you have ink and you have the proper drivers for the operating system you are using.

If you have loaded the proper software that includes the correct printer drivers odds are you are low or out of ink.

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Try this Issue When trying to copy, print, or receive a fax, the following error message appears on the product control panel display. Ink System Failure. Ink system has failed. Unable to copy, receive faxes, or print. Refer to printer documentation. Error: 0xc19aYYYY NOTE: The Y in the error message represents any digit, 0 - 9, or any character, A - F. Solution To resolve the issue, use the following steps. Step one: Remove the cartridges Make sure that the product is turned on and then disconnect the USB cable from the back of the product. Open the product cover and remove the cartridges. Close the cover and wait for a message to insert the cartridges to appear on the control panel display. Disconnect the power cord from the back of the product. Disconnect the power cord from the wall outlet and wait for one minute. Step two: Reinstall the cartridges Reconnect the power cord to the wall, reconnect the other end of the power cord to the product, and then turn on the product if it is not already on. Open the product cover and reinstall the cartridges. Close the cover and print a calibration page, if prompted. Print a self test report to make sure that the product can print. Reconnect the USB cable between the product and the computer. Try to print a document from an application on the computer.

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Try updating your drivers first:
Create a new folder on your desktop and name it newhpdrivers. Un-intall printer and printer software completely. Go to manufacturers website and navigate to their drivers/downloads or support menu. Select your model, choose the relevant software and download to the new folder you created on your desktop. Power down your computer. Reconnect the printer to the computer and turn printer on. Windows will detect new hardware and ask if you have the manufacturers install cd or a location to check for install files. Direct the wizard to your new software, follow the rest of the setup instructions and your done


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Ink system has Failed. Error: Oxc18a0306. Please Help.


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I get the ink system failure message on my hp c7180 as well as an error code of oxc18a0306.

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