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Getting "ink system failure" with 0xc18a0206 error code on front panel of HP Photosmart 3210.  Black and yellow cartridges are full while other cartridges are low on ink.  Tried reset with holding help and OK buttons and that did not do anything. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

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Hi,

I just replied about this same error code about 1½ hours ago.  Here's a link to the reply.

 

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Ink-Cartridge-and-Printhead/C7180-Ink-Failure-Message/td-p/862347

 

Hope that this helps

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Reset the system by holding down the OK, Cancel, Black, and Color buttons down at the same time and turn the printer off.

 

Keep holding the buttons down until the printer shuts off and the turn it back on.

 

The system should self calibrate now (this may take 5-10 minutes - do not interupt)

 

After the printer has been silent for over a few full minutes try printing a page.

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Thanks! this worked. printer is happy again

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after trying many other procedures to correct problem, nothing worked.

following your instructions, it worked!!!!!!!!!!!

 

many thanks,

john

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Worked perfect for my 3210. Thx a lot.:manvery-happy:

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My printer error code for ink system failure is Oxc05d0281.  I tried the suggestion for the other code and it didn't work.  I inadvertently replaced an ink cartridge with one that was expired even though new.  I then replaced it with a new one but the ink system failure wasn't corrected.  I have tried shutting off the machine and unplugging, etc.  this is Photosmart 3210 all in one.  Thanks.

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my error code is Oxc05d0281. I've tried this twice and it doesn't solve my problem.
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Hello akcpa.

 

I understand your printer is indicating an error message "Ink System Failure". Please verify what type of printer you have. Click here to find out: Model Number.

 

Please follow this entire HP document on Ink System Failure. If this document doesn't resolve your issue, then contact HP technical support for further assistance as this is due to a hardware failure. Please click here: HP Worldwide Contact.

 

Good Luck.

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I have tried everything but the error message remains.  I will be replacing this printer rather than spending money on HP support.  I really like this printer, but oh well.  Thanks for all the suggestions.

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