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Ink failure hi, I'm Yuda from Indonesia. I' m having ink sysytem failure with my hp photosmart 7280 printer. the display says "ink system has failed. unable to copy, receive faxes or print. refer to printer documentation. error: 0xc05d1281 turn power off then on again" I've try to shuting down and then power on again, but it's not working. could you please tell me how to fix it. thx b4

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Put ink cartridges in the printer

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SOURCE: HP 3310 All In One Error

Try to reset the system by holding down the OK, Cancel, Black, and Color buttons at the same time and turn the 3310 off. Keep holding the buttons down until the printer shuts off and then turns itself back on. You will have to turn the printer off twice and then it will recalibrate. Make sure you have new cartridges in the printer so that it can reset. 

Posted on Nov 01, 2007

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SOURCE: Ink System Failure

I just had this problem with a HP C5150 and I found this bit of conversation on the web and it worked for me.

My error code was 0xc18a0501 and the following steps did resolve my issue, hope it helps you as well.

  • OK I had the hp error code 0xc18a0001 problem and here is the conversation I had with the tech.....
    james cowan: hp error code 0xc18a0001
    Earnest: I will assist you in this regard
    james cowan: great
    Earnest: I understand that a error code with 0xc18a0001 with "Ink System failure" is displayed on the front panel of the All-In-One printer. Am I correct?
    james cowan: correct
    Earnest: Thank you for confirmation
    Earnest: May I have the model number of All-In-One you are using?
    james cowan: c6250
    Earnest: Thank you for information.
    Earnest: James, please let me know the room temperature in which printer is replaced
    james cowan: 67 degrees f
    Earnest: Okay
    Earnest: Please perform the below steps on the front panel of the printer to resolve the issue
    james cowan: ok
    Earnest: Press and hold the "left arrow" key.
    Press the "Setup" key and release both keys, Display should say "Enter Special Key Combo"
    Press and release the "OK" button.
    Earnest: Please ignore the above steps, James
    james cowan: ok yes nothing seemed to do anything
    Earnest: Please perform the below steps on the front panel of the printer
    Earnest: Press and Hold the "Print Photos" &"Red Eye Removal" buttons. Release both buttons. Display should say"Enter Special Key Combo"
    Press and release in sequence"Red Eye Removal","Print Photos","Red Eye Removal"
    Earnest: Display should say “Support” and display the FW rev (something like R0616R)
    james cowan: COxxFN0723BR j
    Earnest: Okay
    Earnest: 2. Press and release the right arrow button until the display says “System Configuration Menu
    james cowan: ok
    Earnest: 3. Press and release the "OK" button.
    james cowan: ok and it says hardware failure status
    Earnest: Display should say "Hardware failure status: Clear. Press OK to clear".
    Earnest: Press and release the "OK" Button. Message changes to "Hardware failure status Cleared. Press Cancel to continue".
    Earnest: Press and release the "CANCEL" button as many times as necessary, so that, either the "Welcome to Photosmart Express" screen appears, or, the "Ink System Failure" screen appears. PLEASE DO NOT TRY TO PRINT AT THIS STAGE.
    james cowan: ok
    Earnest: Using the Power Button, turn the unit OFF and unplug the power cable from back of the printer and wall outlet.
    Earnest: Let me know once you are done with the above steps
    james cowan: ok its unplugged
    Earnest: Wait 30 seconds for the power to get discharged and then plug the power cable into the wall outlet first and then into the back of the printer
    Earnest: Turn the unit on. The printer may display message "USE POWER BUTTON TO SHUTDOWN THE PRINTER" followed by "PRESS OK TO CONTINUE".
    james cowan: ok
    Earnest: Let me know the message displaying on the front panel of the printer
    james cowan: printer preparation occuring - do not interrupt
    Earnest: Okay
    james cowan: ok its done
    Earnest: Let us print a self test page from the printer now
    james cowan: ok deal
    Earnest: 1) Load letter, A4, or legal unused plain, white paper into the input tray.
    2) Make sure that the printer is on and loaded with unused plain, white paper.
    3) Press Setup . The Setup menu appears.
    4) Press the down arrow button to select Tools , and then press OK .
    5) Press the down arrow button to select Self-test Report , and press OK .
    james cowan: ok printing
    Earnest: Okay, please check whether all the colors pritned perfectly on the test page
    james cowan: perfect
    Earnest: Great..Cheers!!!
    james cowan: thank you very much
    Earnest: James, now you can continue using the printer
    Earnest: I appreciate your efforts and patience in trying to resolve the issue."

Posted on May 02, 2009

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SOURCE: Ink System Failure: Errow:Oxc18a001 with a HP C7280

Hello,

Check our web site at: www.ccl-la.com/hp.htm We have a step by step guide to correct this problem. This error is caused by air in the ink feed tubes and the guide will help you do a purge on the lines.

I hope this helps, If so please rate my solution.

Buddy
Corporate Computer
www.ccl-la.com

Posted on Aug 19, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a Ink System Failure.

I had this same problem but with a different error code. Try doing:
1. Unplug the power cord from printer.
2. Hold both o.k and Cancel simultaneously.
3. Plug the power cable while holding the buttons.

After I did this my printer reconfigured like it used to do and it was like it was new again.... well new plus a headache a managed to get while reading all these little posts. I hope this helps!

If not try going to this website:
http://www.out-of-warranty.com/how-to-reset-hewlett-packard-hp-all-in-one-printers

Posted on Sep 08, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a HP Photosmart C6180 All-in-One printer.

A. - Press and hold the ?*? key. B. - Press the ?#? key and release both keys. Display should say ?Enter Special Key Combo? C. - Press and release in sequence the ?1?, ?2? and ?3? buttons. Display should say ?Support? and display the FW rev 1. Press and release the right arrow button until the display says ?System Configuration Menu?. (on C8100 use Touch Screen) 2. Press and release the ?OK? button. 3. Display should say ?Hardware failure status?. If not there already, Arrow Key over to ?Hardware failure status?, 4. Press and release the ?OK? button. 5. Display should say ?Hardware failure status: Clear. Press OK to clear?. 6. Press and release the ?OK? Button. Message changes to ?Hardware failure status Cleared. Press Cancel to continue?. 7. Press and release the ?CANCEL? button as many times as necessary, so that, either the ?Welcome to Photosmart Express? screen appears, or, the ?Ink System Failure? screen appears. PLEASE DO NOT TRY TO PRINT AT THIS STAGE. 8. Using the Power Button, turn the unit OFF and unplug the power cable from back of the printer and wall outlet. 9. Wait 30 seconds for the power to get discharged and then plug the power cable into the wall outlet first and then into the back of the printer 10. Turn the unit on. The printer may display message ?USE POWER BUTTON TO SHUTDOWN THE PRINTER? followed by ?PRESS OK TO CONTINUE?. Press OK.

Posted on Mar 13, 2010

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The error message is Oxc18a0001. What is wrong with it. I've turned the printer off like it said to do, with no change.


Error seen on printers HP: HP Photosmart 7280, C5180, C6280, HP photosmart 8250...


Solution 1:

1. Press and hold "left arrow" key
2. Press the "setup" key and release both keys
3. Press and release the "OK" button
4. Press and release the right arrow button until the display says "System Configuration Menu". 2. Press and release the "OK" button.
5. Display should say "Hardware failure status". If not there already, Arrow Key over to "Hardware failure status",
6. Press and release the "OK" button.
7. Display should say "Hardware failure status: Clear. Press OK to clear".
8. Press and release the "OK" Button. Message changes to "Hardware failure status Cleared. Press Cancel to continue".
9. Press and release the "CANCEL" button as many times as necessary, so that, either the "Welcome to Photosmart Express" screen appears, or, the "Ink System Failure" screen appears. PLEASE DO NOT TRY TO PRINT AT THIS STAGE.
10. Using the Power Button, turn the unit OFF and unplug the power cable from back of the printer and wall outlet.
11. Wait 30 seconds for the power to get discharged and then plug the power cable into the wall outlet first and then into the back of the printer
12. Turn the unit on. The printer may display message "USE POWER BUTTON TO SHUTDOWN THE PRINTER" followed by "PRESS OK TO CONTINUE". Press OK.
13. If the printer has already initialized, then go to the next step. If not, the printer will start the "ONE TIME INK INITIALIZATION PROCESS". Allow this process to complete and do not interrupt. Once the initialization process is complete, the printer will print out a Diagnostic Page.
14. To verify printer functionality print a SELF TEST PAGE. If SELF TEST prints, then printer is ready for use or Software Installation.
15. If the error is still there, or reoccurs the printer is already defective.

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Ink system failure, everything was fine, i put new ink in just like i have many times before and now it won't print anything, it keeps telling me ink system failure on the monitor


This error usually means you are at the end of the life on the printhead or the printhead assembly has a defect causing it to stop working. You can try removing all of the cartridges with the machine on. once they have all been removed unplug the power cord from the socket (be sure printer is still on!) wait about 30sec-1min. then plug back in. the display will Read out of ink install and an icon for each missing color. Reinstall all cartridges and close cover. it will take a minute or 2 for it to cycle and prime the ink. The display should read ink Sysytem Failure, power down machine. Press Power button to shut down, leave for another 30sec. and then turn back on. If the error displays again you will have to contact HP for in warranty service or replacement options. Note: if you are out of Warranty it is a good idea to shop for a new printer via Costco, Walmart, or an Office Supply Store, it will save you $$$
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1) Press * and # at the same time

2) Press 1, 2, 3 and “support R0632M” should display

3) Press > and “information menu” should display

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5) Press OK and “hardware failure status” should display

6) Press OK “failure status: clear”. Press OK to clear

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8) Press CANCEL

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Press the On button to turn the printer off. 
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Remove all the ink cartridges.
Wait two minutes.
Plug the power cord into the back of the printer.
Press the On button to turn the printer on. 
Install the ink cartridges when prompted.
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