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Hello,

The "ink system failure" error is caused by air in the ink feed tubes. This happens if you either totally run out of ink and the pump sucks up air from the empty cartridge or you use poorly filled ink cartridges that have sir bubbles. To clear the error you will have to do a feed tube purge. We have a step by step guide to do this posted on our web site at: http://www.ccl-la.com/blog/index.php/category/printer-repair/hp-printer-repair/ The purge will take about 10 minutes to do and should get you back up and printing.

I hope this helps, if so please rate our solution.

Buddy
Corporate Computer
www.ccl-la.com

Posted on May 16, 2010

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