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Error code 1203

My printer Lexmark P315 is giving me an error message error1203 see user guide

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  • eyelash Aug 23, 2007

    thank you for your help it was a cartridge problem when I x
    changed the cartridge it sorted the problem for me once again thank you. P.S. I have already sent an email yesterday.

    Eyelash

  • Anonymous Nov 27, 2007

    REINSERTED BOTH CARTRIDGES

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To determine whether this error is due to a cartridge failure or a hardware problem with the printer, do the following: Make sure the printer is powered on. Open the printer's top cover. The print cartridge carrier moves and stops at the loading position. Press down on the cartridge lever to raise the cartridge lid. Remove the cartridges. With the cartridges out of the printer, close the top cover. Power the printer OFF and then back ON. Check the operator panel to see if the 1203 error has returned or if a new message is displayed. If the message displayed is 1203, there is something wrong with the printer hardware. Please contact Lexmark Technical Support. If the message is Cartridge Missing, reinstall the cartridges into the printer. Insert the black cartridge in the left carrier. Insert the color cartridge in the right carrier. Snap the lids closed. Close the top cover. Check the operator panel. If the 1203 message is still present, you need to insert one cartridge at a time to determine which cartridge is producing the failure. With one cartridge in the carrier, close the top cover and check the operator panel. If the 1203 message is displayed, that cartridge is producing the error. If Cartridge Missing is displayed, the second cartridge is the defective item. Please replace the defective cartridge.

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Thank you

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I just left the colored cartridge out as it was the one causing the problem.

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