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Ink system has fialed. Error: Oxc18a0101 hp printer C7280

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SOURCE: ink system has fialed. Error: Oxc18a0101

Follow the link below.
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00489814&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=1153481
it explains the error message and what to do.
Mark

Posted on Apr 06, 2009

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SOURCE: How do i repair: hp Photosmart C7280 Printer ink

Try holding down the ok -- cancel -- black -- color buttons with 4 fingers while at the same time powering the unit off. Keep them held down till it is off. Then turn it back on normally & it should try to do "Maintenance" & you hear a whirling noise --- that is the ink pump spinning to try & pump in ink to the print head.
Here are the details. Got the Ink System Failure message. The error code shows was '0xc18a0005'. The tech had me press and hold the '*' key on the key pad, then press the '#' key and release them both. Then he had me enter '123' to enter maintenance mode. He then had me press the right arrow (beside the OK button) until System Config. menu appeared on panel. Then pressed OK two times to clear the error condition, then cancel two or three times to return to the top menu. Then powered off and back on, printed a test page just fine, copied a document fine.

Posted on Jul 26, 2010

SOURCE: I have an HP Photosmart C7280 printer/fax

Hi,
Is this printer connected on a Mac System or a Windows PC?

Try this:
Hold the OK-Cancel-Black-Color keys to have the system go through an extended diagnostic. Then Install the latest drivers from HP website

Posted on Aug 06, 2011

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Have a look at the link below, it should assist you in solving your problem.


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Try holding down the ok -- cancel -- black -- color buttons with 4 fingers while at the same time powering the unit off. Keep them held down till it is off. Then turn it back on normally & it should try to do "Maintenance" & you hear a whirling noise --- that is the ink pump spinning to try & pump in ink to the print head.
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The "Oxc18" series errors can be removed by resetting the printer. Unplug the USB cable from the printer, remove the ink cartridges. When the "Insert ink cartridges" message appears unplug the power cord from the printer. Wait 1 minute (at least), then reconnect the power cord and turn on the printer if it didn't come on by itself. Reinsert the ink, close the unit and print a calibration page if prompted to do so. Finally reconnect the USB cable to the printer. If this doesn't work, the unit needs service (or replacement if the service call will cost more than a new printer).

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Try the following reset:

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Alternatively follow instructions on this document from HP.

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