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I was adding ink. As I closed the cover I heard noise and then a message. "printer has had a problem. Turn it off and then on again," I did that and it did not help. I could use some help.

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Hi there maximum time we found it is a the head problem. The print head is what the cartridges sit in inside of the printer. For resolve the problem please follow these.

Open the printer and wait for the carriage to slide over. Some how if its not come then Unplug the printer & Manually slide the carriage.
Now Remove the ink cartridges from the print head & Use wet warm cotton swab or use alcohol to thoroughly clean the print head.
Repeat this until there is no ink residue coming off on the cotton swab. After finished it make the head dry then fix it back. Now Try to print something now
If that does not work then follow the next step.

Remove the printer data cable & restart the PC & printer. Then fit back the data cable & turn on the printer. Hope that's start working , if no luck then Uninstall the printer driver & restart the PC & Printer both again. Now install the driver of the printer and connect it with PC ,Turn on printer & go for a test print from the printer preference. Thanks & waiting for your reply.

Posted on Aug 21, 2010

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Solution error 6500


Reset the printer:

1. Turn the printer off with the Power button .


2. Disconnect the data cable from the printer.


3. Unplug the printer's power cord for approximately 15 minutes, and then again plug it.

4. Turn the printer back on. If this works you're done, if not try the next step.


1. After confirming that the printer is powered on, open the paper output tray.

2. Open the top cover and wait until the print head moves to the center.

3. Open the inner cover and check that ink tanks are properly seated.

4. Press down on each ink tank until a click is heard.

6. Close the inner cover and top cover.


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When i turn on the printer i get a message saying error code 6500, the main carriage doesn't move at all, no response at all, all can get is the alternate blinking of LED's 20 times both blue and orange


First try this:


Reset the printer:

1. Turn the printer off with the Power button (if available).

2. Disconnect the data cable from the printer.

3. Unplug the printer's power cord for approximately 10 minutes, and then plug it back in.

4. Turn the printer back on. If this works you're done, if not try the next step.


1. After confirming that the printer is powered on, open the paper output tray.

2. Open the top cover and wait until the print head moves to the center.

3. Open the inner cover and check that ink tanks are properly seated.

4. Properly seated

5. Press down on each ink tank until a click is heard.

6. Close the inner cover and top cover.

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Ink cartirdge cannot be recognized even though correct cartidge was installed


Hi there

You can try this but it lots to do but may help

This message may be resolved by resetting the unit. Please follow these
steps:

1. With the printer powered on, open the cover. The ink will move to
the left hand side.

2. Push down on the end of the black cartridge. A clicking noise will
be heard.

3. Slide the cartridge out of the holder towards you.

4. Push down on the end of the colour cartridge. A clicking noise will
be heard.

5. Slide the cartridge out of the holder towards you.

6. Once both cartridges are removed, unplug the power to the printer
(without turning it off).

7. Reconnect the power cord.

8. Turn on the printer.

9. Open the cover. The carriage that holds the ink will move to the
left hand side.

10. Make sure the orange cap is off of the bottom of the black
cartridge.

11. Place the black cartridge in the bottom of the printer.

12. Slide the black cartridge back until is cannot go back any further.

13. Push up on the end of the black cartridge, a clicking noise should
be heard.

14. Make sure the orange cap is off of the bottom of the colour
cartridge.

15. Place the colour cartridge in the bottom of the printer.

16 Slide the colour cartridge back until is cannot go back any further.

17. Push up on the end of the colour cartridge, a clicking noise should
be heard.

Please note that the colour cartridge will stick out further than the
black cartridge.

Close the cover. The printer should make some noise for a few moments,
and then return to standby.

If the message persists, to clear the low ink-warning message, press and
hold down the button for at five seconds, and then release
it. This will disable the ink detection until that cartridge has been
replaced.

Please come back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one so I will keep on helping.
All The Best: Pineworks

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Error - says can't recognize an ink cartridge


Hi there

You can try this but it lots to do but may help

This message may be resolved by resetting the unit. Please follow these
steps:

1. With the printer powered on, open the cover. The ink will move to
the left hand side.

2. Push down on the end of the black cartridge. A clicking noise will
be heard.

3. Slide the cartridge out of the holder towards you.

4. Push down on the end of the colour cartridge. A clicking noise will
be heard.

5. Slide the cartridge out of the holder towards you.

6. Once both cartridges are removed, unplug the power to the printer
(without turning it off).

7. Reconnect the power cord.

8. Turn on the printer.

9. Open the cover. The carriage that holds the ink will move to the
left hand side.

10. Make sure the orange cap is off of the bottom of the black
cartridge.

11. Place the black cartridge in the bottom of the printer.

12. Slide the black cartridge back until is cannot go back any further.

13. Push up on the end of the black cartridge, a clicking noise should
be heard.

14. Make sure the orange cap is off of the bottom of the colour
cartridge.

15. Place the colour cartridge in the bottom of the printer.

16 Slide the colour cartridge back until is cannot go back any further.

17. Push up on the end of the colour cartridge, a clicking noise should
be heard.

Please note that the colour cartridge will stick out further than the
black cartridge.

Close the cover. The printer should make some noise for a few moments,
and then return to standby.

If the message persists, to clear the low ink-warning message, press and
hold down the button for at five seconds, and then release
it. This will disable the ink detection until that cartridge has been
replaced.

Please come back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one so I will keep on helping.
All The Best: Pineworks

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Brother printer ink tanks not resettinmg to full when refilled When ink tanks are refilled and replaced the printer is still showing empty tanks and still printing in a green colour


I had the same problem;
Try this
1. Turn the printer off (push off button)
2. Open cover and remove all the ink cartridges. Just out of the clip will be sufficient
3 With cover still open, Turn printer on again (push on button)
Message should come up to replace all the ink cartridges ( in sequence probably). Follow the instructions
4. When all the cartridges have been replaced it will prompt you to close the cover.
5. Close the cover and it will ask if you've replaced each of the cartridges one by one
6 Use the up arrow (Menu,up arrow, down arrow, set) to indicate 'yes' for each one.

The printer will then do a clean cycle and everything should be ok from here

Good luck

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You could try to remove both ink cartridges.
Closed cover
Reinstall both cartridges again
If still do not clear
Turn off printer
Wait awhile
Turn printer back on

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Error message - no ink


Hi Maria,

Try removing all of the ink cartridges again. Open the cover and remove all of the inks. Close the cover and turn the printer off. Leave it off for about 30 to 45 secs. Turn it back on. Install again the ink cartridges. Check if it will charge after closing the cover.

If it still says that ink need replacement, check your lcd panel. Usually it will tell you what ink cartridge needs replacement. This might be a faulty ink cartridge.

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That flashing pattern is consistent with a stuck carriage. Here is a copy/paste from HP concerning the 5000 series and your flashing lights.

Issue

The print cartridge carriage is stuck.

Solution

1. Open the top access door on the printer.

2. Remove the ink cartridges.

3. Close the cartridge flaps after removing the ink cartridges.

4. Turn the printer off, then on again.

5. Replace the ink cartridges.

6. Close the top access door. Issue

The Resume light continues to blink after the cartridges are released.

OR

The carriage is stuck or makes a grinding noise.

Solution

1. Lift the top cover to the printer.

2. Turn the printer off and then on again.

3. Unplug the power cord from the back of the printer when the grinding noise starts. Unplug the power cord from the wall outlet.

4. Move the carriage towards the middle of the printer (this procedure may take a couple of tries to get the timing correct).

5. Take out the cartridges and close the top cover.

6. Reconnect the power cord to the back of the printer. Plug the power cord to the wall outlet.

7. Open the top cover, reinstall the cartridges, and then close the top cover.

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