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I have a cricut expression die cut machine, the green power light is on but the LCD and other control buttons are not working can you help

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  • Anonymous Dec 01, 2008

    I have the same problem except all the green lights are blinking and no LED's are working.

  • ccortes Dec 30, 2008

    I have a cricut machine we got for christmas- & the green light comes on but it does not make any sounds as if would hear a printer moving back &

    forth nor does the display lights come on... I can't even get thru support because of the telephone lines are down... this is not good... I want to keep the machine but if this is going to be a hazzle I will send it back & get my money back..

  • Anonymous Feb 17, 2009

    the green light is on and the rest is off

  • scrapaliciou Feb 22, 2009

    I was cutting a 12x12 auto-fill sheet and it just stopped 3/4 of the way through. The screen went blank and the lcd green light stays on. The cricut support online and the customer service via phone is horrible!

  • Lauriepy1 Mar 02, 2009

    My cricut turns on and all the lights blink and it makes a clicking sound like a car turn signal. Can't get through on the CS # so I have e-mailed them. If I get a solution, I will come back & post.

  • Priscilla PK Mar 22, 2009

    I just got the cricut expression yesterday, and as I go throu the assembly instructions, I finally assembly the cutting blade. Everything in the machines work well, but it is not cutting. It seems that the pressure does not doing it work and it does not go up and down (the blade) as it is usually. Anyone can help?

  • Anonymous Apr 07, 2009

    I have a cricut personal and when I turn it on all the lights light up and I can't use it. I tried to reset it but it is still not working

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There is a relay on the under side of the keyboard that goes out. ther is a release on the left side of the keyboard on the cricket expression that lets you remove the keyboard for a tall cutter or something. Turn the keyboard over and take the back off.there is a square area that protrudes from the back of the key board. that's where the relay is. it can be replaced. or bypassed.

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  • oretrail Jun 24, 2011

    Finally, someone who has a concrete solution and has some expertise. This is a common problem and Cricut Help is of no help and they should know what causes this problem, but they don't! Won't be buying Cricut because of the poor customer service.. THANK YOU hpmsk2009

  • Ben Spafford Dec 19, 2011

    What about an original Cricut personal? I have a no power situation on mine, pulled the power button assembly found a relay there that seems to be bad, but not sure what to do to bypass or replace?

  • Cameron Hall Mar 05, 2013

    Do you know where I could get one of these relays or how to bypass it?

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I have the same problem but am having no luck getting a new machine from Cricut anyone else get this resolved?

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I just got the cricut expression for Christmas, after I did all the necessary assembly, I turned the machine on and it made this a sound like a copy machine when its making copies and than it turned off...and it would do that over and over until I turn the machine off. I would love to figure out how to solve this problem. Thanks.

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  • Mysticriverb May 10, 2012

    Hi! I just bought the original cricut personal electronic cutting machine and I do have the same problem as yours. I reported it already and I was just wondering if you got yours fix or replaced by Provo craft?

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