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My printer keeps stating printer cover open when it is closed please help

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Try to remove the sheets of paper from the feeder. Open the printer cover and remove your cartridges. Close the cover. Unplug and replug the printer into the power source to reset it. When the printer turns on, reinsert the cartridges. Make sure they are properly inserted and secured. Load some paper. Check for the error again.

Posted on May 03, 2011


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i searched error 1851 and all it said was priter cover open due to

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SOURCE: lexmark P3150 says cover is open

May be the cartridge not fitted properly.

Also try to unplug the printer during PC on. and then replug it.

Try to power off printer, restart PC and disconnect USB, then connect after restart PC.

Let me know if you need further help.

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SOURCE: my mp600 keeps saying close inner cover-which is closed

I had the same issue, turning off didn't solve it.
There's a plastic flap the width of the print tray just inside that I flipped up and it solved this problem. It is directly in front of the ink tanks. I'm assuming we flipped it down and forgot about it. It seems it needs to stay up, although you wouldn't notice it when it flips down when you close the top, as it closes just fine with it down. It's easy to overlook. This took me a few hours to realize.

The top of the flap has a half circle cut out of it in the middle.

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It worked for me.

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