Question about HP Photosmart C5180 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Ink system failure

Error code OXC18a0001

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  • tearl Jul 02, 2008

    I have the same inkjet problem oxc18a0001 - can you suggest a solution please?

  • Anonymous Jul 13, 2008

    I printed a picture on 4x6 photo paper, then received the message that yellow was out....I installed yellow and now I am getting this same error message. I followed solution 2 and i still have the same can this happen, nothing out of the ordinary occurred!

  • rw47 Jul 30, 2008

    HP Photosmart 7280.

    Same error # oxc1800017.

    won't function, won't shut down - auto restarts.

    removed cartridges & shut down, but no change

  • jhlbiesmans Jan 12, 2009

    I have the same problem ( ink system faillure error code Oxc18a 0001)for my HP Photosmart C5180 All-In-One InkJet Printer. I'd try your proposition but it didn't work. What else can I do?

    Thanks a lot.

  • Ajorlando Jan 13, 2009

    I have a HP C5180 all in one also and also have issues with error messages on the yellow ink cartridge, have replace with 4 new yellow cartridges and still same message saying it si missing, cleaned heads, reset printer. I only owned the printer for 2 years and it has only worked for maybe a total of 10 months.

  • jryaekel500 Mar 04, 2009

    Run out of black ink ERROR:OXC18a0001 replaced with new black ink but error still stayes up

  • Anonymous Apr 14, 2009

    Got the same problem and have done all the steps mentioned but to no avail. What else can I do?

  • Herryman Apr 25, 2009

    Yes, i'm getting sick of these HP printers, ink costs a fortune and it still doesn't work!

  • wonttopaint Apr 29, 2009

    hp C5180, used copy black ink worked for a short time, will not print or do anything now, get error Oxc18a001

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    Ink system failure error code Oxc18a0001



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Issue An 0xc18xxxxx or 0xc19xxxxx ink system error code displays on the front panel. The printer cannot copy, receive faxes, or print. Solution

  1. Press the On button to turn the printer off.
  2. Unplug the power cord from the back of the printer.
  3. Remove all the ink cartridges.
  4. Wait two minutes.
  5. Plug the power cord into the back of the printer.
  6. Press the On button to turn the printer on.
  7. Install the ink cartridges when prompted.
If the error code does not display, the issue is resolved. If the 0xc18xxxxx or 0xc19xxxxx ink system error code displays on the front panel, service the printer. Please let me know if the issue is not resolve so that i can check for a possible solution for that. Thank you so much. adonscott

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Been there, done that, but it had no effect.

What do you mean by "service the printer?" What else would cause this?

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