They might also indicate that the product is starting up or processing a print job. How can we fix it? And then I pulled the plug because I figured its memory might be full or something. Method one: Clear the jam through the rear access door Press the Power button () to turn off the product. his comment is here
Spent all day yesterday trying to reboot the printer using the CD that came with my 940c but still will not print. Before ink was added, the printer printed out fine. by Rudy on Nov 16, 2003 at 9:12am Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 HP Deskjet 940c S/N MX15E6ZO6T- Model # C6431A by unknown on Nov 16, 2003 at by Rudy on Mar 3, 2004 at 4:15am Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 The black cartridge in this 940c is the short fill #15...an inferior copy (looks identical..isn't) http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/LaserJet-Printing/deskjet-940c-ink-problem/td-p/55511
If the test page does not print, continue with the next solution. NOTE: You can also open the HP product software from your computer desktop: double-click the icon for your HP product. I've had this printer for years and it had worked perfectly until this problem occured about 2 months ago. If the carriage is stuck on the right side of the product, move the carriage to the left side of the product.
Choose one of the following options to print a self-test report. Its of course possible that you may have an actual Hardware/Parts Failure in your printer, a wrong cartridge, a bad cartridge, an expired cartridge [check the age date on the cartridge Unplug the power cord from the wall outlet. Hp Deskjet 940c Manual This worked for me.
The self-test report prints. Sometimes the same older drivers can be corrupted and conflict with newer drivers. If the power cord is not disconnected, disconnect it now. http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=bud09170 While holding the Power button, press the Resume button () four times.
I will not buy another HP printer. Hp Deskjet 940c Driver Windows 7 Step two: Print a self-test report How to print a self-test report Print a self-test report to make sure that the hardware functions correctly. With the product turned on, disconnect the power cord from the rear of the product. WARNING: You must unplug the power cord to move the carriage by hand and reset the paper feed mechanism without risk of electrical shock.
The self-test report prints. http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Inkjet-Printing/hp-deskjet-940c-Replaced-cartridge-but-light-still-flashing/td-p/1997801 Figure 76: Do not touch the electrical contacts or the ink nozzles Slide the cartridge into its slot, and then press it toward the back of the product until it locks Hp Deskjet 940c Ink Light Flashing Cartridges can be defective out of the box. Hp Deskjet 940c All Lights Flashing by Lena on Dec 8, 2003 at 2:50pm Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 I suspect that the ink colors have gotten mixed inside the cartridge.
Step one: Plug the printer directly into a wall outlet Disconnect the power cord from the rear of the product. this content Blinking lights can indicate error conditions. Windows Vista Click the Windows icon (), click All Programs, click HP, click the folder for your HP product, and then click the icon for your HP product. The self-test report prints. Hp Deskjet 940c Error Lights
by erick1 on Aug 28, 2008 at 8:39am Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 If you have done the cleaning mentioned in my 4/11/05 8:20 PM post in this I don't know what to do. The orange light keeps blinking and yellow arrow keeps on moving to the far left= no color ink. http://batteryuniveristy.com/hp-deskjet/hp-deskjet-940c-troubleshoot.php I replaced the black cartridge with a new one and am trying to print a Word document.
Step three: Clear the paper jam from the front of the printer Open the cover on the product. Open the cover on the product. by Michel on Mar 20, 2004 at 5:06am Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 Clean the cartridge and carriage electrical contacts with a cotton swab moistened with water.
If the test page does not print, continue with the next solution. Solution two: Clean the paper rollers Dust, paper fiber, and other debris might accumulate on the paper feed rollers and cause paper jams and paper feed issues. Check for any paper or objects that might be stopping the carriage, and then carefully remove any paper or objects that you find. Seems like the black may clog up or something when you don't use it regularly.
Issue: The Power light blinks The following light pattern displays on the product control panel: Cartridge light: Off Resume light: Off Power light: Blinking Figure 4: The Power light blinks Cause Blink blink blink . . .Both cartridges tested okay at the store. Now they both have the cartidge problem. check over here If the HP product does not turn on, press the Power button () to turn it on.
Solution five: Perform a power reset Follow these steps to reset the product.