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Amber light that is a triangle is blinking and printer will not print any suggestions as to what is wrong

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  • vsanchez Oct 23, 2008

    the icon with a triangle and an exclamation point is blinking and my printer wont print.

  • fancyjane Nov 04, 2008

    i have the same problem - if i unplug and plug back in i can get light to clear and maybe then print one page but then happens again. I think i may try a new fuser but at $200 maybe it's time for a new printer? This is approx 4 years old and has printed 16K pages. Do you think that's alot?

  • marciemouse Feb 12, 2009

    Amber light is lit (not blinking), two green lights are on, but it won't print. Every cartridge inlcuding the imaging drum have been removed to look for a paper jam; no paperjam is found. After replacing the cartridges and closing the lid, the printer goes through its startup. I send a print job, it acts like it will print then it doesn't...the amber light returns. I turned off the printer and restarted and the problem persists.

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If you press the orange(big main one) flashing button and it prints 1 page , the you have the paper size set wrong .....check your paper size settings , it comes as default letter , here in the uk we have to get the network guys to change the default to a4 ,

go to hp website and download the manual (the last one in user guide section )
HP PCL/PJL reference (PCL 5 Printer Language) - Technical Quick Reference Guide

here is the web page http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/DocumentIndex.jsp?contentType=SupportManual&lang=en&cc=uk&docIndexId=64902&taskId=101&prodTypeId=18972&prodSeriesId=388394

its has all the light codes there too .

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