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puckmgr
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Lights blink continuously on Officejet 6500 E709n

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I have a 6500 709n that when turned on all lights blink continuously and will not turn off as suggested to be restarted.  Have to unplug to stop flashing.  It continues doing the same thing after plugging it back in

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Re: Officejet 6500 709n

Hi puckmgr,

 

Does the screen of the printer indicate an error?

 

Try removing the cartridges and Printhead, and then power cycle the printer without them being in. Make sure there is no paper stuck inside the printer or in the Duplexer unit.

 

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The suggested solution worked just fine.  However, when I activated the printer today it went back to the same problem with all of the lights flashing on the console; message to turn off and restart.  Again, power switch will not turn off.  I have disconnected the power to the printer and after approximately 5 minutes reconnected power with same result.  With the lid open today it will not bring the ink cartridges out of the park position to enable the removal of the cartridges and the print head.

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Hi puckmgr,

 

Sorry to hear that the issue resurfaced. While the printer is powered on remove the power cable, and then try manually moving the cartridges to the center to be removed.

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With power cord pulled and cover open.........cartridges and print head appears to be in a fixed position to the right side.  Do not want to force movement.     ? suggestion?

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Hi Puckmgr,

 

No, Don't force them from the current position. Do the following to reset the printer.

 

Press # and 6 while applying power

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Flashing console comes back up the same way and has the same message.

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Hi puckmgr,

 

Ok, you are having a hardware failure. Wish i had some better news for you. You can contact our technical support, and ask them about our trade in trade up program to get into a current model printer. You can call us at 800-474-6836 or click the link below if you are in a region outside of the United States.

http://www.hp.com/cgi-bin/hpsupport/index.pl

 

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Re: Officejet 6500 709n

Purchased new HP6500 Printrer

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Hi puckmgr,

 

Great, Enjoy the new feature with this version of the 6500. Have a wonderful weekend.

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