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Dustin, Printer Repair Specialist
Category: Printers
Satisfied Customers: 12977
Experience:  A deep understanding and technical prowess in the finer points of printing and printer repair. Also worked in The US Army as A Network Switching Systems Operator/Controller
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The red light is blinking. Does that mean my brother printer

Customer Question

the red light is blinking. Does that mean my brother printer is broken?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Printers
Expert:  Dustin replied 1 year ago.

Welcome to, my name is ***** ***** I will do my best to assist you.

Is it only the red light that is lit, the third light down?

Or are other lights lit up as well?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No, it's only red light is on. Also I know I caused it, because I wanted to print a recipe on FB, then the printer started to print pages and pages, so I turned the printer off which I knew I should not have done.
Expert:  Dustin replied 1 year ago.


Lets start by completely unplugging the printer from power for about 3 minutes. Dont just turn it off, unplug it.

Then, while its unplugged, open the paper trays, remove all paper.

Then, plug the machine in and turn it on. Now, make sure to insert paper into the cassettes ( paper trays )

Does that get rid of the red light, or is it still present?

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Senior Technician and Network Switching Systems Operator / Maintainer.