The error code or message “Ink System Failure” is a kind of error message associated with the ink cartridges. This error code is one of the very common error code or message in the printers of HP having touchscreen control panels. This issue can also be displayed in alphanumeric codes according to the printer like 0xB, 0xC. There are various reasons why this error message pop-up but it is that error code which can be easily resolved. If you are using printer of HP and faced such problem, here are the tips and solutions you should try.
What are the main reasons of ink system failure issue?
There are various reasons why this error message arises.
The ink cartridge is incompatible
The ink cartridges are used to work for a certain printer or the printer series. You cannot deploy any cartridges for all types of printers. For example the HP 932 and the HP 933 are the ink cartridges of HP 6600 printer. If you deploy another ink cartridge number or any other brand the error code will simply pop-up and will interrupt your printer from working properly.
Deploy the accurate number of ink cartridge for your HP printer. Examine your empty ink cartridge and deploy it as your guide. You can also read the user manual of the HP printer. Do you know that the online shopping websites that sells the ink cartridges only requires our model of printer to search for the compatible ink cartridge?
The printer of HP is not reading the recently installed ink cartridge
When this problem arises, most probably the ink cartridge is not correctly installed or the counter is reset not. To resolve this error, you need resetting the printer or again installing the ink cartridge. To reset, switch ON the printer and let it set silent and inactive to continue. When the printer is still switched on, detach the power cable from the printer and also remove this cable from the wall outlet. Wait for 1 minute seconds before plugging the cable again. Switch on the printer and let it set to inactive and silent before you can print a test page for the aim of testing.
The levels of ink might be too low or too blank to print
The key reason or cause for the error message might be because of the blank ink cartridge or low ink level. If your ink cartridge is totally new and you try to again install the ink cartridge, the cause might be the counter requires to be reset. For resetting the counter, switch off the power button and unplug the printer of HP from the wall outlet. Push “#” and “9” and press both these keys simultaneously for 31 seconds. Still pushing the keys plug the printer in the wall outlet and switch it on. Wait for another 31 seconds before releasing the both keys. Push the button “Power” and view if the issue still arises.
Clogged Printhead and Ink cartridge vents
Dry ink on the printhead or the nozzle can stop the printer from reading the ink cartridge. Therefore, the only option left is the cleaning. Deploy a lint-free cloth. Detach the ink cartridges. Also from the nozzle remove the dry ink by deploying the lint-free cloth, warm water or alcohol. For wiping the printhead, simply wipe the ink cartridge slot and withdraw any dust or the dried ink. Do not touch any cords. Attach again the ink cartridge and view if the problem is fixed or not.
The printer ink failure issue pop-ups for various reasons. It is likely due to the printhead or the ink cartridge requires replacement. Try these simple solutions and view if the issue “ink system failure” is fixed.