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HP Color LaserJet 8550 Series Printers - Control Panel Numbered Error Messages

Numbered error messages

Error Log Number - Message
Description
Recommended action
13.00.00 - CLEAR PAPER JAM
The printer senses a media jam. Since this is a generic media jam message, the media may be at any point in the paper path.
Open and shut the front door of the printer to clear any media from the printer. Be sure to check the fuser area because media can wrap around the fuser and be difficult to locate.
Check all areas of the printer for jammed media because the printer is unable to determine the location of the jam. Click here to refer to the document, HP Color LaserJet 8550 Series Printer - Clearing Jams from the Input Areas of the Printer for additional help in clearing paper jams.
13.00.03 / 13.00.43 - CLEAR FUSER JAM LOWER LEFT DOOR
The printer senses a media jam in the fuser area.
If jams occur frequently in the fuser area when duplexing 11 x 17 or A3-sized media, the duplex feed roller might have become slick.
WARNING: Do not touch the fuser; it could be very hot and could cause burns.
Open the left-lower cover, remove the jammed media, and close the left-lower cover. Click here to refer to the document HP Color LaserJet 8550 Series Printer - Clearing Jams from the Output Area of the Printer for additional assistance in resolving fuser jams.
13.00.05 / 13.00.06 - CLEAR OUTPUT JAM UPPER LEFT DOOR
The printer senses a media jam in the top (face-down) output bin.
Open the left-upper door, remove the jammed media, and close the left-upper door.
13.00.07 / 13.00.08 / 13.00.09 - CLEAR DUPLEX JAM LOWER LEFT DOOR
The printer senses a media jam in the duplexer.
Open the left lower cover, remove the duplexer, remove the jammed media, reinstall the duplexer, and close the left lower cover.
13.00.10 - CLEAR TRANSFER JAM
The printer senses a media jam in the transfer drum area of the printer.
In some cases, the media might wrap around the transfer drum and become lodged near the imaging drum.
Open the front and right doors of the printer and remove the transfer drum by unlocking the green handle inside the front door then removing the transfer drum from the right door opening. Remove any stuck media. Try a fresh ream of paper. . Click here to refer to the document HP Color LaserJet 8550 Series Printer - Clearing Jams from the Input Areas of the Printer for additional help in clearing paper jams.
13.00.10 - CLEAR UNEXPECTED PAPER SIZE JAM THEN LOAD TRAY 1 <type> <size>
The printer senses a media jam in Tray 1, or the media fed was longer than expected.
<type> = Media size specified in the driver or application.
<size> = Media size specified in the driver or application.
The <type> and <size> can be the default media type and size if an automatic paper override has occurred or if the GO button was pressed during a mount request.
Open the right upper door and remove the jammed media.
Load the media type and size indicated on the printer control panel.
13.11.11 / 13.11.1B / 13.11.21 / 13.11.2B / 13.11.31 / 13.11.3B - CLEAR INPUT DEVICE JAM
A paper jam has been detected in the 2,000-sheet input tray.
13.22.01 / 13.22.02 / 13.22.03 / 13.22.04 13.22.05 - CLEAR MAILBOX JAM
The printer senses a media jam in the multi-bin mailbox.
Check for a jam in the delivery head assembly.
20.00.00 - 20 INSUFFICIENT MEMORY
More data has been received from the computer than fits in the internal memory of the printer.
To continue printing, press GO .
Only the amount of data that fits in the internal memory of the printer is printed.
Reduce the page complexity or add more memory, then print the page again.
22.00.01 - 22 EIO [n] BUFFER OVERFLOW
The EIO buffer has overflowed during a busy state.
The current data in the print buffer will be lost.
No action is required.
22.00.01 - 22 PARALLEL IO BUFFER OVERFLOW
Indicates the parallel buffer has overflowed.
Printing can continue, but some data might be lost.
30.00.01 - 30 DISK DEVICE FAILURE
The printer hard disk's internal self -test routine has detected a failure.
If access to the printer hard disk is not required, printer operation can continue.
Replace the printer hard disk.
40.00.00 - 40 EIO N BAD TRANSMISSION
An EIO accessory connection has been abnormally broken.
N = EIO Slot Number
1 = Bottom EIO Slot
2 = Top EIO Slot
Check that all cables are connected to the EIO ports and that the EIO board is seated properly.
Move the EIO card to another slot on the printer formatter or trade out this card for a known working card.
If possible, print to another network printer to verify the network is working properly. A network or application communication issue can cause this error.
40.00.01 - EIO <n> INITIALIZING
An EIO accessory is not initializing.
No action is required.
41.00.02 - 41.2 PRINTER ERROR
Indicates that a laser scanner (beam detect) error has occurred.
Open and close the front door of the printer to remove any remaining pages from the printer.
Reprint the job.
If the problem persists, turn the printer off and on to reset the printer.
41.00.03 - 41.3 UNEXPECTED PAPER SIZE LOAD TRAY 1 <Type> <Size>
Tray 1 is configured for one media size, but the printer detects a different size being fed from Tray 1.
<Type> is the media type specified in the printer driver or program.
<Size> is the media size specified in the printer driver or program.
Load the proper size media into Tray 1.
For more information on configuring input trays, see “Configuring Media Type and Size” in the User Guide.
41.00.03 - 41.3 UNEXPECTED PAPER SIZE LOAD TRAY 1 <Width> <Length>
Tray 1 is configured for a custom media size, but the printer detects a different size being fed from Tray 1.
<Width> is the media width selected in the program or printer driver.
<Length> is the media length selected in the program or printer driver.
Load the requested size media into Tray 1.
For more information on configuring input trays, see “Configuring Media Type and Size ” in the User Guide.
41.00.05 - 41.5 UNEXPECTED PAPER TYPE LOAD TRAY X <Type> <Size>
The printer was expecting one type of media to be fed from an input tray and a different type was fed.
For example, the printer was expecting transparencies and plain paper was fed.
X is the input tray number.
<Type> is the media type specified in the printer driver or program.
<Size> is the media size specified in the printer driver or program.
Open and close the front door to remove the page from the printer. Verify that the correct media is loaded in the input tray and the printer control panel is configured correctly.
For more information on configuring input trays, see “Configuring Media Type and Size ” in the User Guide.
49.<xx.xx> - 49.XXXX ERROR CYCLE POWER
Indicates that the printer did not understand the data sent to it.
Verify that all cables are connected.
Turn the printer off and on to reset the printer.
A network, application or file specific issue can cause this error.
50.00.0x - 50.X FUSER ERROR CYCLE POWER
Indicates that a fusing assembly malfunction has occurred.
If this happened following a paper jam in the fuser, check the fuser for damage.
X = Description
1 = Low Temperature Error
2 = Warmup Error
3 = High Temperature Error
4 = Fuser Drive/Power Unit Error
6 = Heater Error
Turn the printer off and on to reset the printer.
Remove the fuser and check it for any damage. If none is found, turn the printer off and unplug it for 30 minutes. This will allow the printer to reset. Then plug the printer back in and turn it on.
If the condition persists, contact a local authorized HP dealer or service representative for service. Click here to refer to the document HP Color LaserJet 8500 and 8550 Printers - How to Resolve a "50.4 Fuser Error Cycle Power" Control Panel Error Message for additional assistance in resolving 50.X fuser errors.
50.00.05 INCORRECT FUSER LOWER LEFT DOOR
The printer has detected that an incompatible fuser (possibly the wrong voltage of fuser for the printer) has been installed.
Remove the fuser and install a fuser that is specified for use with this printer.
Printing cannot continue until the correct fuser is installed in the printer.
51.00.01 - 51 LASER ERROR CYCLE POWER
Indicates that a laser scanner malfunction has occurred.
Turn the printer off and on to reset the printer.
If the condition persists, contact a local authorized HP dealer or service representative for service.
52.00.00 - 52 SCANNER ERROR CYCLE POWER
Indicates that the laser scanner motor is not turning properly.
Turn the printer off and on to reset the printer.
If the condition persists, contact a local authorized HP dealer or service representative for service.
53.<x><y>.<zz> - 53.XY.ZZ ERROR DIMM SLOT Y
Indicates that a memory error occurred during the configuration and validation of DIMM memory.
X Hardware Type
0 ROM 1 RAM
Y Hardware Device
0 Onboard ROM/RAM
1 DIMM slot 1
2 DIMM slot 2
3 DIMM slot 3
4 DIMM slot 4
5 DIMM slot 5 6 DIMM slot
6 7 DIMM slot
7 8 DIMM slot 8
ZZ Error
0 Unsupported memory
1 Unrecognized memory
2 Unsupported memory size
3 Failed RAM test
4 Exceeded maximum RAM size
5 Exceeded maximum ROM size
6 Invalid DIMM speed, check DRAM
7 DIMM is reporting information incorrectly 10 DIMM address conflict 11 PDC XROM out of bounds 12 Could not make temporary mapping 13 Invalid RAM type 14 DIMM not paired properly
Verify that the DIMM board is installed correctly and the DIMMs are configured correctly.
Make sure the memory DIMMS are of a supported type and size. They need to be installed in matched pairs on the formatter.
Turn the printer off and on to reset the printer.
If necessary, reseat or replace the DIMM that caused the error. If the condition persists, contact a local authorized HP dealer or service representative for service
Message
Description
Recommended action
54.00.01 - 54.1 TEMPERATURE SENSOR ERROR CYCLE POWER
Indicates that the humidity and temperature sensor in the printer has malfunctioned.
Turn the printer off and on to reset the printer.
If the condition persists, contact a local authorized HP service representative for service.
WARNING: Do NOT operate the printer in this condition or the printer can be damaged.
54.00.03 - DUPLEX ERROR CHECK DUPLEXER
The printer has detected an error in the duplexer.
Open the left lower cover. Press the green tab on the right side of the duplexer and remove the duplexer out of the printer.
Check for and remove any jammed media. Reinstall the duplexer.
Turn the printer off and then back on to reset the printer.
54.00.03 - 54.3 CALIBRATION WARNING PRESS GO TO CONTINUE
The process marks in the density-sensing pattern are corrupt.
Press the GO button. Print a Configuration page and troubleshoot as an image-quality problem. Check the transfer guide for cracks and replace as needed. Turn the printer off and back on to reset the printer. Clean the density sensor.
54.00.04 - 54.4 WASTE TONER SENSOR ERROR CYCLE POWER
The waste toner sensor has failed. Printing cannot continue.
Call for HP service.
54.00.xx - 54.00.xx CLEAN DENSITY SENSOR CYCLE POWER
This indicates that the Density Sensor needs to be cleaned because the printer is having trouble calibrating.
This can also be caused by a problem with a particular print cartridge.
54.00.0<x> <x> = Description:
5 = Sensor abnormality
6 = Out of range cyan
7 = Out of range magenta
8 = Out of range yellow
9 = Out of range black
Clean the Density Sensor with the brush located inside the right door. Print the Event Log and look at the most recent events.
Use the table to determine if one particular print cartridge is identified (for example an abundance of 54.00.06 events could indicate an issue with the cyan print cartridge).
Try replacing that cartridge. If the condition persists, contact a local authorized HP service representative for service
54.00.02 - 54.2 CAROUSEL ERROR CYCLE POWER
Indicates that there is an issue with one of the color print cartridges. An improperly installed color cartridge can also cause this error.
Open the color toner clear door and look for an obstruction.
If the message does not clear after closing the doors, turn the printer off and on to reset the printer. Try removing all the color print cartridges then power cycle the printer. Reinstall them one at a time.
If the condition persists, contact a local authorized HP dealer or service representative for service. Click here to refer to the document HP Color LaserJet 8500 and 8550 Series Printers - How to Troubleshoot 54.2 Carousel Errors for additional help in resolving 54.2 errors.
54.00.03 - 54.3 DENSITY SENSOR ERROR CYCLE POWER
Indicates a density sensor error, or the printer is not receiving data back from the density sensor.
Turn the printer off and on to reset the printer.
If the condition persists, contact a local authorized HP dealer or service representative for service.
55.00.01 - 55 PRINTER ERROR CYCLE POWER
Indicates a printer command error.
The commands cannot be exchanged between the printer and its controller.
Turn the printer off and on to reset the printer.
If the condition persists, contact a local authorized HP dealer or service representative for service.
56.01.01 - 56.1 ERROR CYCLE POWER
Indicates an input feed error (such as requesting to feed transparencies through the duplexer), or the input tray is not installed.
If the input tray you are trying to print from is not installed, install the input tray.
Turn the printer off and on to reset the printer.
If the condition persists, contact a local Authorized HP dealer or service representative for service.
56.00.02 - 56.2 ERROR CYCLE POWER
Indicates an illegal output error.
For example, the multi-bin mailbox is not installed and it was selected as the output destination, or there are transparencies in the duplexer.
Open the printer and remove media from the paper path. Verify that the media type is set in the printer control panel.
Turn the printer off and on to reset the printer.
If the condition persists, contact a local authorized HP dealer or service representative for service.
57.00.0x - 57.X FAN FAILURE
One of the cooling fans has failed.
X = Fan Type
1 = Rear Output Fan (Motor 1)
2 = Rear Input Fan (Motor 2)
3 = Left Output Fan (Motor 3)
Turn the printer off and then on to reset the printer.
If the message reappears, contact a local authorized HP dealer or service representative for service.
WARNING: Do not operate the printer in this condition or the printer can be seriously damaged.
58.00.01 - 58.1 ERROR CYCLE POWER
Indicates that the paper diverter inside the upper right door is out of position, causing an error feeding media from Tray 1.
Open the upper right door and check for a media jam or misfed media.
Turn the printer off and on to reset the printer.
If the message reappears, contact a local authorized HP dealer or service representative for service.
59.00.0x - 59.X MOTOR ERROR CYCLE POWER
Indicates that the main printer motor is not working properly.
X = Description
0 = General Error
1 = Startup Error
2 = Rotation Error
Turn the printer off and on to reset the printer.
If the condition persists, contact a local authorized HP dealer or service representative for service.
62.00.0x - 62.X SERVICE CYCLE POWER
Indicates that a problem exists with the internal memory.
X = Description
0 = Internal ROM or RAM
1-8 = DIMM slots 1-8
Turn the printer off and on to reset the printer.
If the condition persists, contact a local authorized HP dealer or service representative for service.
63.00.00 - 63 SERVICE CYCLE POWER
Indicates that the internal RAM memory test failed.
Turn the printer off and on to reset the printer.
If the condition persists, contact a local authorized HP dealer or service representative for service.
64.00.00 - 64 PRINTER ERROR CYCLE POWER
Indicates a scan buffer error.
Turn the printer off and on to reset the printer.
If the condition persists, contact a local authorized HP dealer or service representative for service.
65.00.00 - 65 PRINTER ERROR CYCLE POWER
Indicates a dynamic RAM controller error.
Turn the printer off and on to reset the printer.
If the condition persists, contact a local authorized HP dealer or service representative for service.
66.X0.YY - 66.X0.YY C-LINK COMM ERROR CHECK CABLES AND CYCLE POWER
Indicates a communication error between Tray 4 and the printer.
X/YY Description
X = Device number in the link
YY = Error code from the optional device
Verify that the communication and power cables are connected. Press GO to continue printing.
If the message persists, turn the printer off and on to reset the printer.
66.11.YY - 66.11.YY INPUT DEVICE FAILURE CHECK CABLES AND CYCLE POWER
Indicates an error condition with Tray 4.
X/YY Description
X = Device number in the link
YY = Error code from the optional device
Verify that the communication and power cables are connected.
Press GO to continue printing.
If the message persists, turn the printer off and on to reset the printer. Open Tray 4 and verify that the tray only has paper on the right side of the tray (for letter size paper). Verify the color of the LED on Tray 4. Green means OK and Amber indicates some kind of problem. No LED means the tray is not getting any power; check the cabling.
66.X2.YY - 66.X2.YY OUTPUT DEVICE FAILURE CHECK CABLES AND CYCLE POWER
Indicates a multi-bin mailbox error.
X/YY Description
X = Device number in the link
YY = Error code from the optional device
Verify that the communication and power cables are connected. Press GO to continue printing.
If the message persists, turn the printer off and on to reset the printer.
67.00.00 - 67.X PRINTER ERROR POWER CYCLE
Indicates an electronic controller error.
X = Description
1 = DC Controller Error
2 = DC Controller IC Malfunction
3 = Internal Communication Malfunction
Turn the printer off and on to reset the printer.
If the condition persists, contact a local authorized HP dealer or service representative for service.
68.00.00 - 68 NVRAM ERROR SETTINGS CHANGED
Indicates that a recoverable error has been detected in the nonvolatile random-access memory (NVRAM).
Verify the printer control panel settings.
One or more fields might have been reset to their factory defaults during the error recovery.
Try performing a Restore Factory Settingsreset from the control panel of the printer.
68.00.01 - 68 NVRAM FULL SETTINGS LOST
Indicates that the NVRAM is full, and the printer is unable to write new data to the NVRAM.
Verify the printer control panel settings.
One or more fields might have been reset to their factory defaults during error recovery.
The next time the printer is turned off and on, NVRAM will be cleared and all factory defaults will be restored.
79.<xx.xx> - 79 SERVICE (XXXX) CYCLE POWER
Indicates that the printer did not understand the data sent to it.
X Description
01XX = IO ASIC Register Error
02XX = Video ASIC Register Error
03XX = IDE ASIC Register Error
Turn the printer off and on to reset the printer. Issues with the network, applications and or specific files can cause these errors. If the condition persists, contact a local authorized HP dealer or service representative for service.
81.<xx.xx> / 82.<xx.xx> - EIO <n> NOT FUNCTIONAL
Indicates an EIO card error, but printing can continue.
The Configuration page will indicate that EIO <n> is not supported.
Turn the printer off and on to reset the printer.
If the error persists, replace the EIO accessory indicated.

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