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One of your ink cartridges is empty
or you may have paper jam

Check for a jam first.

Then go and find your printer folder. I don;t know hwich Op sys you are using, but try
control panel>printers and faxes>
>right click on your printer>
click on preferences and then there is a category for light information.

I hope this helps. Good luck to you.

Posted on Aug 15, 2008

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My Kodak ESP-3 printer is not printing. There is a red light flashing and I do not know what it means. it is under the on off button. It just shoots out blank paper Kathleen


Clean the printhead, then print a test page.
  1. On the control panel, press and hold Cancel + Copy/Resume simultaneously until the On/Off light flashes. The On/Off light continues to flash during the cleaning procedure.
  2. When the On/Off light glows steady, press and hold Quantity + Cancel simultaneously until the On/Off light flashes, then wait for the test page to print.
  3. Review the printed test page and verify that:
    • the left color blocks are gray, cyan, and black.
    • the right color blocks are magenta, yellow, and black.
    • each block is completely filled with color.
  4. Is it still printing blank?
  5. Please :Call Kodak to Report Code BP03
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Yellow


If the paper light is flashing (not steady) please follow the steps bellow:

The Paper LED flashing can be caused by no paper in the manual feed slot, a paper jam, the front cover is open, the back cover is open, dust on the drum, a memory full error, a print overrun error or not having a drum installed.

Note: Be sure that a toner AND drum assembly is installed in the machinebefore continuing. A machine may exhibit a jam message if a drum or toner isn't installed or isn't installed properly. The drum is a separate part from the toner cartridge and the two parts fit together tomake the drum and toner assembly. The problem may also happen from using non-Brother supplies.

To clear the Paper LED flashing, follow the steps listed below:

Brother strongly recommends that customers use only genuine Brother drumunits and/or toner cartridges. Each Brother laser printer is designed to work at pre-set temperatures that are matched exactly to each of our individual toner formulations. Each individual component is designed to work with the other to ensure quality and reliability. Using non-Brother supplies may affect the hardware performance, print qualityand machine reliability. The Brother limited warranty does not apply to any problem that is caused by the use of third party drum units, toner cartridges or toner.
Warning: If you just used the machine some parts inside the machine are extremely hot.

1. If the paper source setting of the program you are printing from or the Brother printer driver is set to Manual feed, the Paper LED will flash prompting you to load a sheet of paper, an envelope, or a label inthe manual feed slot of the printer. It can also be caused if the document you are trying to print was created as a letter, mailing, or label.

2. Using both hands, slide the manual feed slot paper guides on the front of the printer to the width of the paper that you are going to use.

3. Using both hands, put one piece of paper in the manual feed slot until the front edge of the paper touches the paper feed roller. When you feel the printer pull in the paper, let go and the printer will print the document. If the Paper LED continues to flash and the printer does not pull in the paper, this issue was not caused by a manual feed command, continue with trouble shooting.

4. Open the front cover by pulling the tabs on the left and right side of the printer towards you.

5. Remove the drum/toner assembly by lifting it up slightly at the center and pulling it out to the front. Place the drum/toner assembly ona piece of disposable paper or cloth to avoid spilling and scattering the toner.

6. Clean the primary corona wire inside the drum unit by gently sliding the blue tab on the top from right to left and left to right several times. Return the blue tab and snap it into the home position. If you don't, printed pages may have a vertical stripe.

7. Remove the toner cartridge from the drum unit holding down the lock lever (purple tab) on the left side of the drum unit and lift the toner cartridge out.
*Handle the toner cartridge carefully. If toner scatters on your and or clothes, immediately wipe it off wash it with cold water.

8. If there is paper in the drum unit, gently remove it.

9. Examine the inside of the printer where the drum was installed. If there is paper inside the printer carefully remove it.

10. Reset the toner cartridge into the drum unit (be sure it clicks into place).

11. Reinstall the drum/toner assembly into the printer.

12. Close the front cover. If the Paper LED is still flashing, continue with trouble shooting.

13. Turn the Brother printer around with the back of the printer facing you.

14. If the back cover is open, close it securely. If the Paper LED is still flashing, continue with trouble shooting.

15. Open the back cover.

16. Open the black plastic inner chute by pressing on the release tab located on the right side of the chute.
Note: The inner chute has a diagram on it of a piece of paper being removed from the printer.

17. If there is paper inside the printer carefully remove it.
NOTE: If paper is wrapped around the orange roller do not try and removeit. The printer has a one year limited exchange warranty. If the printeris in warranty, call Brother Customer Service at 1-877-BROTHER (1-877-276-8437) for warranty options. If the printer is out of warranty, contact a Brother Authorized Service Center for repair by clicking on the link below:
http://www.brother-usa.com/service/default.aspx

18. Close the back cover. If the Paper LED is still flashing, continue with trouble shooting.
NOTE: The inner chute will close automatically when the back door is closed.

19. Pull the paper tray completely out of the printer.

20. If there is paper jammed in the paper tray or underneath the printer, gently remove it.

21. Reload the paper in the paper tray. The tray can hold up to 250 sheets of 20 lb paper. Do not over fill the tray. There is a maximum paper mark located on the top of the right and left paper guide. It looks like a V cut out in the plastic.

NOTE: If you are using special paper and the machine has problems feeding it from the paper tray, try loading the paper in the manual feed slot.

22. Put the paper tray firmly back into the printer. If the Paper LED isstill flashing, continue with trouble shooting.

23. To troubleshoot a Memory Full error, press the Go button on the printer to print the data remaining in the printer. Cancel the print jobif you want to delete the data remaining in the printer by pressing theGo button for about 4 seconds until all the LEDs light up. The Ready and Paper LEDs will flash as the job is being cancelled. If this does not clear the error, reduce the print resolution in the Brother printer driver or reduce the complexity of your document. If the Paper LED is still flashing, continue with trouble shooting.

24. To troubleshoot a Print Overrun error, set the page protection in the Brother printer driver to AUTO. Change the following settings in theprinter driver and try again. The best XXXXXXXXXXX XX these settings will vary depending on your document:
Graphics mode
TrueType mode
Use Printer TrueType Fonts


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go to applications folder for your computer, dbl click printer icon for make of printer. check settings. print 'test document and clean cartridge heads', this should ensure proper printing formats.

lastly, go to web site of printer model and check site for trouble shooting if this does not work above. HP has an awesome trouble shooting site
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try this below....
turn on/off, unplug, plug in, should reset configs.

go to applications folder for your computer, dbl click printer icon for make of printer. check settings. print 'test document and clean cartridge heads', this should ensure proper printing formats.

lastly, go to web site of printer model and check site for trouble shooting if this does not work above. HP has an awesome website for trouble shooting
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turn printer on/off, unplug, plug in, should reset configs.

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go to applications folder for your computer, dbl click printer icon for make of printer. check settings. print 'test document and clean cartridge heads', this should ensure proper printing formats.

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Review online guide and trouble shooting for suggestions.

The manuals,online guide and trouble shooting sections could help you resolve your problem. Contact support has a chat facility on some pages that may help.

Click this Link

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The manuals and documentation link will allow you to download manuals that were on your CD ROM

you may want to bookmark the online guide, if present, to help with future problems -- that probably was not on the CD

Click the back button on the browser

click the Drivers and Software Link

This allows you to download software files that were probably on your installation CD

Click the back button on the browser again

Trouble Shooting and Contact Support could be an interesting link in the future too when and if you have problems.

I hope this helps

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Check out the online guide and trouble shooting for a solution

The manuals,online guide and trouble shooting sections could help you resolve your problem. Contact support has a chat facility on some pages that may help.

Click this Link

Under Select a Product Range
Choose Multifunction Printers4.gif on the webpage1.gif
Under Select a Product
Choose Stylus CX6600 on the webpage
Under Select an OS
Choose the operating system1.gif on the machine where you will install the printer on the webpage
Click Confirm Selection

The manuals and documentation link will allow you to download manuals that were on your CD ROM

you may want to bookmark the online guide, if present, to help with future problems -- that probably was not on the CD

Click the back button on the browser

click the Drivers and Software Link

This allows you to download software files that were probably on your installation CD

Click the back button on the browser again

Trouble Shooting and Contact Support could be an interesting link in the future too when and if you have problems.

I hope this helps

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Review online guide and trouble shooting for suggestions/

The manuals,online guide and trouble shooting sections could help you resolve your problem. Contact support has a chat facility on some pages that may help.

Click this Link

Under Select a Product Range
Choose Multifunction Printers4.gif on the webpage1.gif
Under Select a Product
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Under Select an OS
Choose the operating system1.gif on the machine where you will install the printer on the webpage
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The manuals and documentation link will allow you to download manuals that were on your CD ROM

you may want to bookmark the online guide, if present, to help with future problems -- that probably was not on the CD

Click the back button on the browser

click the Drivers and Software Link

This allows you to download software files that were probably on your installation CD

Click the back button on the browser again

Trouble Shooting and Contact Support could be an interesting link in the future too when and if you have problems.

I hope this helps

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