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Printer hp photosmart 5160 have a red flashing light have checked ink paper all the basic stuff can you help

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That light suggests a major failure in the mechanism or the control board..is this still under warranty, by chance?


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Epson Stylus PHOTO R220 red lights keep flashing


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* Green Power light flashes- The printer is receiving a print job, replacing an ink cartridge, charging ink, or cleaning the print head.
* RED paper light is On- If the CD/DVD try guide is open, close the CD/DVD tray guide, load paper, then press the paper button. Your paper ran out or multiple sheets loaded at the same time . Load paper and press the paper butoon to resume printing.
* RED paper light flashes- Paper is jammed in the printer. Press the paper button to eject the jammed paper. If the light is still flashing , open the cover and remove all paper, including any jammed or torn pieces. Then reload paper and press the paper button to continue printing.
* RED Ink Light Flashes - One or more cartridges are low on ink. Check the message that appears on your screen to determine which cartridge is low, or follow the instructions in " Checking the Ink Supply". Make sure you have a replacement cartridge.
* RED Ink Light is ON- One or more cartridges are out of ink or not installed. If you have just installed a new cartridge, it may be incomaptible with the printer or incorrectly installed. Reinstall it or replace it with the correct cartridge
* RED Ink and RED paper lights flash alternately- The CD/DVD tray guide was left open when you turned on the printer or when printing on paper. Just simply close it/
* Green Power Light is Off; RED paperand RED Ink Lights flashing- Paper may be blocking movement of the print head. Turn off the printer, then open the cover and remove any jammed paper or other foreign objects. Turn the printer back on again. Or it may have an internal error. Turn off the printer, wait a few seconds, then turn it on again.

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I have an HP Photosmart 7260 printer that my cousin gave to me used so I have no manual. I've replaced both ink cartridges and am trying to print. When I send the print job, a red light begins to flash...


Can you see any symbol when the red light flashes? or any message pops up on your computer? Since your problem's description isn't very specific, I am unable to assume myself. If cartridges are replaced with new ones and the problem persists, it's possible that there's paper jam or carriage jam or contacts on the printer is bad/dirty. While the machine is On, lift up the front access door and try moving the carriage manually. Please follow this LINK to clean the contacts.
Please post back with more specific details so that I can help you better. Good Luck.

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I can't get the red flashing light off.


The red indicator light either means you are out of paper or there is an issue with one of the ink cartridges. Check to insure the the cratridges are installed correctly and that you have paper and hit the cancel buttn. This should stop the red light from flashing.

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I have an HP Photosmart 5160. The red exclimation is blinking as well as the green power button. There are also 2 ink drops present in the screen. Any suggestions as to how I can fix this.


HERE is a link directly to HP's troubleshooting documentation for your model printer and possible solutions. Looks like the ink cartridges are low or empty.

Aug 31, 2010 | HP Photosmart D5160 InkJet Printer

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! keeps flashing


Check on the error message that appears on both your monitor and printer....most of the time you run out of paper, a paper jam, or a low ink cartridge....whatever message that is it needs your attention!....cheers

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Red light flashing, And little cartridge symbol on printer screen,


hi i,m iskandar how cant solve the trouble for flashing led resume hp deskjet f2180 thanks
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HP Photosmart


Check there is not a paper jam and check the ink cartridges take them out and clean them gently with soft cloth. If that does'nt work unplug it wait a minute and plug back in.
Hope that helps. Thanks

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Red light on my hp photosmart 7850 keeps flashing


Same problem red light flashing and a picture of a little box with an arrow pointing right in the screen??? what the hell does that mean?

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