HP DeskJet 1100

How to Identify and Fix Common Problems ?

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The Power light blinks at a steady interval when the printer is processing a print job. If the Power light blinks fast, the ink cartridge door might be open, or the printer might be in an error state. If an error message displays on the computer screen, follow the on-screen messages to resolve the issue.
Troubleshoot a blinking orange light on HP DeskJet.

It indicates firmware issues, paper jams, or improperly installed cartridges. Resolve it by performing a power reset of your printer. Take out the installed cartridges. Disconnect the device by removing the power cord from the outlet and the rear end.

A blinking Power light might indicate the cartridge access door is open. Check to make sure that the cartridge access door is completely closed. Make sure that the cartridge access door is closed completely. If necessary, open the cartridge access door, and then close it again.
Ink may have run out (The lamp on the ink tank flashes). If printing is in progress, you are recommended to stop printing, replace the ink tank, and then print again.
Fast blinking power lights indicate that there might be an error with the printer. The flashing resume light is the indicator that the paper jam or an empty paper tray. Due to the broken parts of the printer or any internal error, the printer light starts blinking.
Check the output of the AC adapter. If it is bad then it appears the battery has fully discharged and you need a new AC adapter.
If it is amber (possibly blinking), it indicates an HP Instant Ink warning or error. Press the button to print an information page, check the HP Instant Ink section for diagnostic results, and then follow the instructions on the page. NOTE: HP Instant Ink service is not available in all countries.
The Status light stays yellow and on steady (not flashing) normally to indicate that there is data remaining in the printer`s memory. Press the GO button once to print the remaining data in memory.
The Power light blinks fast when the ink cartridge door is open, or the printer is in an error state. If an error message displays on the computer or mobile device, follow any steps to resolve the issue. If the ink cartridge door is open, close it.
Recommended action. Turn the printer off, wait 15 seconds and turn the printer back on (using the power switch located on the back of the printer). The error code should not appear again.
1. Paper Jams. Paper jams are a common problem for printers, resulting in time-consuming and frustrating delays. It can occur when loose sheets of paper get stuck in the rollers or feeding mechanism of the printer.
If your printer is turned on, disconnect the power cord from the printer. Keep the power plug unplugged for 60 seconds, reconnect the power cord to the wall, and turn on the printer. If the error persists, remove the cartridge from the printer, clean the cartridge contacts with a cloth, and reinstall the cartridges.

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Error light is on
ANSWER : Assuming it is the triangle shaped error light, it can mean the tray is empty, a door is open or there is a paper jam. Did you check thoroughly for a jam? I’ve opened them up and there was a paper stuck below the cartridge in plain sight. Happened more than a few times. That’s why I ask. Also remove the tray and look up into where the slot for the paper to feed into the printer is. Often, there is a paper stuck in there. Lastly, open the back and look carefully for any scraps of paper. People often neglect to mention there was a paper jam and they ripped it out and it didn’t come out in one piece. I guess that’s not important enough to convey to someone trying to fix it.

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Error Code 51.1 says Printer Error No Kidding.lol
ANSWER : Sometimes turning off and on will allow you to print a few pages. The error is a beam detect error. The only real fix is to replace the laser scanner unit. Could be a loose connector on the scanner or DC controller from the scanner. That’s unlikely. You could try the only other free fix which is to open the scanner assy. and clean all the mirrors inside. The dust could obstruct the laser beam enough to cause the detect error.

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Samsung ML 2165 Error lights
ANSWER : Hi there, I am having the same problem. Stupidly I bought a second replacement (genuine Samsung) cartridge thinking it may have been a faulty cartridge as sometimes it deemed to work after a bit of messing around. SO NOW I HAVE ONE NEARLY NEW AND ONE COMPLETELY NEW ; ABSOLUTELY NO USE TO ME – unless I can get the printer to accept them.

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Printer will not pick-up paper from either tray. All error lights are on.
ANSWER : That is a hard fault. You need to access the secondary fault codes to diagnose what is causing it. Follow the instructions at this link http://www.printcopy.info/?l=en&mod=free&chap=erc&brand=HP&model=LaserJet%205P&page=4

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Error Message 4F on MFC 210C
ANSWER : Basically this kind of error caused by loss of voltage on print head. If this is the case then I suggest to buy a new printer rather than replace print head. Print head might be too costly.

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All panel lights blinking, printer doesnt respond
ANSWER : This is very easy process, you must change a new one

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Error Code 52.1M
ANSWER : Magenta laser error. The spinning motor bearings cause the squeal and that slows it down causing the error. You could try opening it and lubricating the motor shift with a drop of synthetic lubricant. Do not use more than a drop.

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HP CLJ CP 5225 ERROR 55.0601
ANSWER : my printer cp5225 is giving me error code 55.0601 message which i can’t fix please help

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