Question about Lexmark X83 All-In-One InkJet Printer
The error reads carrier stall, press power key. when power key is pressed, the printer cartridges SLAM, with alot of force, all the way to the left. The the error reappears. The cartridges slam so hard the color cartridge pops out. PLease help.
Leanne Hi. When I replaced the black ink cartrige in my x83 printer the carrier slams all the way to the left with a lot of force. The printer worked fine all I did was replace the cartrige. The power button from that point on did not even work I have to pull the plug to turn the machine off. I have done this many times without any problem. What is the reason for this and what can be done to fix it? Please help. Thanking you in advance for your concern.
I have checked lexmark's website on troubleshooting this problem for you.
As per the link here we need to try the following steps to resolve the problem.
Carrier stall" Error and the Carrier Slams in the Printer ID:ENUS12078
If the printer carrier is slamming into the side of the printer, please try the following:
Hope this helps.
Posted on Jun 16, 2008
This may be due to some breakage of some parts inside ur machine
did u look for them?
Posted on Jun 16, 2008
SOURCE: lexmark x83 carrier stall
Use the above link to trouble shoot the problem.
Error: "Carrier Stall" ID:470
To check the cartridge carrier:
1. Unplug the printer.
2. Move the cartridges to the left by hand and then take them out.
3. Try to print without the cartridges in the carrier. Do you still receive a Carrier Stall error message?
4. If not, put the cartridges back into the carrier and snap them in at the back. The message should no longer appear.
If the power light on the printer is not blinking, the error message may be caused by a communication error. Do the following:
1. Remove any other devices attached to the USB/LPT port.
2. Uninstall the Lexmark printer.
3. Connect the printer directly to the PC and ensure that power is being supplied to the printer.
4. Reinstall the printer.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Make sure the printer is on.
Open the printer cover. The print cartridge carrier moves and stops at the
loading position, unless the All-in-One is busy.
the carrier does not automatically move to the center, turn off the
printer/unplug the printer from the power source and then slide the carrier to
Remove both cartridges from the carrier.
Close the printer cover.
Rebrick (pull out power supply, black box where the
power cord is plugged in at the back of the printer, and put it back after 30
When the printer turns on, reinsert one cartridge first.
Close the printer cover and check for any errors.
If no error appears, reinsert the other cartridge. Close the printer cover.
Replace whichever cartridge is causing the error to appear with a new
If problem continues, please contact Lexmark Technical Support Center for additional assistance.
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