HP Deskjet 6840 Printer series - If the light is on and flashing

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Status light remains on, turn off, then turn on the printer.
If the light is on and flashing
Verify that the

correct print cartridges

are installed.

If you were printing a borderless document when the light started flashing, follow




Otherwise, follow these steps:

1. Open the printer's top cover, remove the black or photo print cartridge, then

close the cover.

2. Do one of the following:

If the light is flashing: Open the top cover, replace the print cartridge you

removed, then remove the tri-color print cartridge. Go to step 3.

If the light is off: There is a problem with the print cartridge you removed.

Go to step 3.


Manually clean

the print cartridge.

HP Deskjet 6800 series printer


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After cleaning the print cartridge, reinsert it into the printer.
If the print cartridge status light continues to flash,

replace the print cartridge