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Amber light flashes 5x alternatively on my canon i965 printer, will not reset

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Your printer experienced a PrinterPlease try the following to resolved that issue:

1. Resetting the Printer

By resetting the printer's power, the print buffer is cleared and certain sensors are reset. If there is invalid data in the buffer, or sensors are stuck in a particular mode; errors may occur.
Follow these steps to reset the printer:
Turn the printer off with the Power button (if available).

Disconnect the data cable from the printer (not applicable to WiFi, Bluetooth or Infrared) .

Unplug the printer's power cord for approximately 10 minutes, and then plug it back in. If troubleshooting a communication issue, reconnect the data cable (not applicable to WiFi, Bluetooth or Infrared).

Turn the printer back on.

2. Reseat Print head

*Confirm that the printer is powered on.

*Open the paper output tray and top cover.
Note: Gently open the paper output tray while holding it.

*After confirming that the print head holder has moved to the center, open the inner cover.

*Remove all ink tanks.

*Raise the print head lock lever and remove the print head.

*Re-seat the print head into the print head holder and lower the print head lock lever until a click is heard.

*Insert the appropriate ink tank into the slot at the right end and push down on the PUSH mark on top of the ink tank until a click is heard. Install the other ink tanks in the same manner.

*Close the inner cover and top cover.
Note: Check that each ink tank is installed in the correct position.
If those steps above are exhausted and issue still present printer may require service.

Posted on Jun 11, 2008

Hi nnub1,

You might try unplugging the printer from electrical source and try unplugging your data cable from the computer. Shut down your computer and disconnect the data cable. Start your computer and then reconnect the data cable. This is assuming you have a usb data connector.

What you want to do is to try to get the printer back to its default settings. The amber light flashing is trying to tell you something. You should also unload any pending documents to try to get the printer back to its default state, but disconnecting data cables and or power connection is going to be required.

Respectfully,
Terry

Posted on Jun 11, 2008

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