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HP DeskJet 722c orange ink light flashing

The orange ink light began flashing a few days ago so I changed the black ink which was about empty but it still wont work, light still flashing!

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  • remyvol Mar 28, 2008

    Yes it did work, I had finally done that and it must have been a problem with the contacts,



    Thanks a lot!



    Remy

  • tdp2008 Apr 07, 2008

    Printer ONLY prints color (Lt. Blue) even after installing new BLACK. Test page and documents are printed in BLUE and if I change the options to B&W only, NOTHING prints.

  • Anonymous Apr 13, 2008

    Hi,

    I have the same problem with the orange light flashing even after I've installed a new black ink cartridge. What are the contacts and how do I clean them? Also, do I need to install a color cartridge too?

    Thanks!

  • number1son Jun 04, 2008

    Our orange ink light is flashing and we tried changing the ink cartridges and we also have new electrical contacts. It is still flashing.

  • Caroline Harkness Jun 13, 2008

    I had my inkjet cartridges refilled locally. They told me the color cartridge was too dried out and would not work but the black checked out fine. When I reinstalled them, the ink button keeps flashing and I cannot print anything. Turning off the printer and restarting does nothing. I cleaned the contacts with water and that does nothing. If one cartridge works and the other does not, will that keep if the whole thing from working?

  • Caroline Harkness Jun 13, 2008

    I have a HP 772 C printer. I recently had both cartridges refilled with ink locally. They said the color would not work but the black checked out. I installed both cartridges as I thought both had to be in the computer. But the ink light flashes repeatedly and I cannot print anything. Do you have to have both cartridges working to be able to print anything?

  • Anonymous Oct 18, 2008

    Bottom orange light will not stop blinking and printer will not print.  New black ink cartridge installed.  What can I do to turn off the light?

  • Anonymous Nov 07, 2008

    OK-- cleaned everything with cloth, q-tips ect, but my printer still has the flashing bottom light after I refilled by ink locally, then went back and bought new cartridges. IT STILL DOESNT WORK after cleaning very well, and having elec. engineer hubby look at it. Any other suggestions?

  • jahisreal Nov 22, 2008

    Same problem, I printed something last week, but knew I needed new ink, so I went and got refills (which I've never done before, wondering if that could be the problem, other people told me they have no problems with refills) Light keeps flashing and will not print a thing.

  • smiddyolepal Dec 07, 2008

    I replaced the cartridges on the 722C printer, went though all of the hecks and the orange light is still blinking ands wont print a thing? Woudl it be my back cartridge empty or low or something worse?

  • v285 Dec 15, 2008

    keeps flashing after cleaning contacts

  • leftybigshoo Dec 15, 2008

    I have the same problem. The bottom orange light keeps blinking. It's a new black ink cartridge I cleaned the contacts on the cartridge. It worked yesterday. Now I don't know what else to do ????

  • Anonymous Jan 24, 2009

    HAVE 722C DESKJET HP PRINTER

    ORANGE LIGHT REMAINS TO CONTINUE FLASHING---

    PAPER WILL NOT GO THROUGHT FEEDER AS WELL

    APPRICIATE HELP!

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Had the same problem, changed the colour cartridge and that solved it

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Try changing the color cartridge. Also it is a good idea to clean the electrical contacts if it looks dirty.Use slightly damp(use water only) q-tips .
Hope this helps

Posted on Mar 28, 2008

  • Robert Michl Apr 13, 2008

    Change Color cartridge

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