Power Light Flashing On Canon Printer

At times, the Power light on your Canon printer starts flashing. You might have no clue as to why this light flashes and what the printer indicates by the flashing. No worries!. On this page, we shall explore some of the situations where the Canon printer Power light flashing.  We shall also look into the solutions to stop the flashing/blinking.

Scenario 1: The Power light flashes green:

Sometimes, the Power light flashes green even when the printer is not in use. This signal indicates that your printer is shaking its ink tanks. This process will usually take around 10 seconds to 2 minutes. In this case, you have to wait until the process is over.

Scenario 2: The Power light flashes green and the Alarm light flashes orange (alternately):

This is yet another typical situation in Canon printers. It indicates that a printer problem/error has occurred. To fix the problem, follow these steps:

Scenario 3: Power light flashes green during first time setup:

During the first time installation of your Canon printer, the Power light flashes green continuously. This will happen when the printer’s access door is fully open or slightly ajar. To fix this problem, follow these steps:

  • Close the access door completely.
  • Press the Black or the Color Start This action will stop the flashing.
  • NOTE: The Blackand Color buttons are collectively known as the Start or OK This information can be confirmed in your printer manual or software application.
  • You have now fixed the Canon printer Power light flashing
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