Question about HP DeskJet 3740 InkJet Printer

1 Answer

My hp 3740 Printer's power button is blinking and doesn"t print since yesterday.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 27 Answers

Blinking power light can mean a jam, out of paper, open cover, or bad usb cable.
Open the covers and look for torn paper and nothng blocking the paper sensor. Check and make sure your USB cable from PC to printer is connected.

Posted on Dec 31, 2010

2 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

  • 8 Answers

SOURCE: HP Laserjet 3740 printer will

one or both cartridges are error

Posted on Nov 23, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

The green light keeps blinkyng


If the power light is blinking it is an indication of an issue with the printer. Check to make sure there are no paper jams or open covers, make sure there is paper. If there are any error messages please post them. Try going into the printer tools, To gain access to the tools,
open the Printer Properties dialog box, click the Services tab, and then click the
Service this device button.
Use the printer tools to perform the following tasks:
• View estimated ink levels.
• Clean the print cartridges.
• Calibrate the printer.
• Print a test page.
• Perform other functions as needed.

Aug 20, 2011 | HP DeskJet 3740 InkJet Printer

1 Answer

I got a refilled hp 27 cartridge refilled at a local office supply store and installed it into my hp deskjet 3740. It prints in "normal" mode but the text is faded. I used the calibrate and clean...


It is probably the "refilled" cartridges. Return them and buy a know good brand. Office Depot's brand seems to work fine in my HP printers.

If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it and give a testimonial for my response
Thanks, Joe

Feb 10, 2011 | HP DeskJet 3740 InkJet Printer

1 Answer

Power switch blinking


One or both print head are defective.Open cover put out color cartridge then close cover.If blinking stops replace color cartridge.If blinking continues put out black cartridge and put in color.If blinking stops replace black cartridge, if not stop replace both cartridges.

Nov 12, 2009 | HP DeskJet 3740 InkJet Printer

1 Answer

Cant i run a stand alone self test on my deskjet


o check printing capabilities, print a Self Test Report. In order to print such a test follow the next steps:
  1. Turn the printer on and place media in the tray.Set the width adjusters to fit tightly against the sides of the paper in the tray.
    1. Press Power button while opening and closing the printer access door four times.
    2. Release the Power button.Your printer will print a test report.

Oct 28, 2009 | HP DeskJet 3740 InkJet Printer

3 Answers

HP Deskjet 3740 Series


You have to go www.hp.com select your region and product then you have to choose OS and now you can printer's driver for free for life.
Your problem will solve.

Aug 04, 2009 | HP DeskJet 3740 InkJet Printer

1 Answer

Light is flashing and will not print


dude..u didnt mention printer's make n model nyhow give a try to dis one..

Remove all the cartridges and the paper from the printer...Power off the printer...unplugg the power cable from the back of the printer...while printer is unplugged from the power..press n hold the power button for atleast 60 seconds then release it..open the back door of the printer and look for any paper jam...remove paper from behind (if any) and roll the rollers in upward direction from behind..close the back door and connect the power cable to the printer and power on the printer..Look for the cartridge slots and clean it wid a lynt free cloth and the copper contacts of the cartridges as well...then insert only one cartridge (black or color) and close the cartridge door and check for any blinking lights on the printer...similarily repeat it with the other cartridge..by this u wud get to know if any cartridge is faulty? If u get blinking lights on the printer ...that means there is some problem,,,
Once you see the steady green light on the power..it means the printer is ready..You can also print a test page..."Press n Hold the power button down...while holding the power button down...either press "Down Arrow button" 4 Times OR "Red X button once"...then release the Power button to print the test print..
If it prints ..u r the master !!!
Best of luck

Remember if there is any blinking light,,the printer wont prin..
if the light blinks around the drops..it means there is cartridge issue and you may even replace the cartridges..make sure u remove the pink tape carefully before inserting the cartridges.

ALL THE BEST

May 08, 2009 | HP DeskJet 930cm InkJet Printer

1 Answer

Blinking light--won't print


give a try to dis one..

Remove all the cartridges and the paper from the printer...Power off the printer...unplugg the power cable from the back of the printer...while printer is unplugged from the power..press n hold the power button for atleast 60 seconds then release it..open the back door of the printer and look for any paper jam...remove paper from behind (if any) and roll the rollers in upward direction from behind..close the back door and connect the power cable to the printer and power on the printer..Look for the cartridge slots and clean it wid a lynt free cloth and the copper contacts of the cartridges as well...then insert only one cartridge (black or color) and close the cartridge door and check for any blinking lights on the printer...similarily repeat it with the other cartridge..by this u wud get to know if any cartridge is faulty? If u get blinking lights on the printer ...that means there is some problem,,,
Once you see the steady green light on the power..it means the printer is ready..You can also print a test page..."Press n Hold the power button down...while holding the power button down...either press "Down Arrow button" 4 Times OR "Red X button once"...then release the Power button to print the test print..
If it prints ..u r the master !!!
Best of luck

Remember if there is any blinking light,,the printer wont prin..
if the light blinks around the drops..it means there is cartridge issue and you may even replace the cartridges..make sure u remove the pink tape carefully before inserting the cartridges.

ALL THE BEST

Mar 22, 2009 | HP Deskjet 6940 InkJet Printer

1 Answer

Blinking Light with no cartridge problems


I believe this is normal with HP deskjets. I have a different model but HP deskjet 3740, which also gives a blinking light when there is a pending print job and or printer has run out of paper. I usually get rid of this problem by putting some paper and most importantly removing and re-plugging the printer power cord (which does a basic power reset on the printer and causes a refresh of pending print jobs). I hope this works for you too.

Jan 27, 2009 | HP DeskJet D1460 InkJet Printer

1 Answer

Power light flashing really fast


problem with the cables ,
the light blinks faster if any of the cable is lose or disconnected .

Aug 27, 2008 | HP DeskJet 3740 InkJet Printer

Not finding what you are looking for?
HP DeskJet 3740 InkJet Printer Logo

293 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top HP Office Equipment & Supplies Experts

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

Seeker5211
Seeker5211

Level 3 Expert

1089 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

Are you a HP Office Equipment and Supply Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...