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Hp officejet pro k5400 will not print the mc light is blinking. I just put in new print heads this morning.

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  • Anonymous Sep 22, 2008

    same problem. blinking mc LED and after replacing the print head. no fix.

  • Anonymous Feb 10, 2009

    just replaced the ky printhead. printed printed a few copies fine and now is blinking again.

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1. Printheads have an expiry date so I'd recommend checking that the printhead has not past its expiry or something similar. It's a shot in the dark but may be relevant.

2. It's also possible that the connecting strip at the back of the printheads slot is soiled with ink or condensation... Try using a cotton bud to gently clean this strip of any moisture, wipe the contact on the printhead too (NOT the printhead nozzles!) and then reinsert the printhead.

As Rowdytown points out though, pulling the power on this printer and then reinserting after a couple of minutes usually resolves any internal issues as well by hard resetting the printers state.

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When something like that happens with ours, we can usually just power it off and then back on to fix the problem. If that doesn't work, try unplugging it for a couple of minutes and then plugging it back in.

Posted on Dec 13, 2008

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