Question about Lexmark X83 All-In-One InkJet Printer
The printer has detected a short circuit in a cartridge.
1.Turn the power OFF.
2.Open the front cover.
3.Turn the power back ON. The print cartridge carrier should move to the install position located in the middle of the printer.
4.If it does not, close and reopen the cover:
5.Remove the color print cartridge.
6.Close the cover.
7.If there is no error indicated by flashing lights, the color cartridge has short-circuited.
8.However, if you continue to get an error, repeat steps 1-3, and then go to step 9.
9.Remove the black print cartridge and reinsert the color cartridge.
10.If there is no error indicated by flashing lights, the black cartridge has short-circuited.
11. If you continue to receive an error in both cartridge scenarios, both print cartridges have short-circuited.
Posted on Apr 11, 2011
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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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