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I need a user manuel Dell for 926 4470- 0d1 . What about " Error 1203"? Thinks

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SOURCE: Dell Printer 924

I kept pressing menu, since it would not bring it up turned it off and on, it fixed itself, now it is printing.

Posted on Jul 16, 2008

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SOURCE: Dell all-in-one 966 inkjet

This link should have the answer for you.
http://www.dellcommunity.com/supportforums/board/message?board.id=A940&message.id=13761

Posted on Aug 01, 2008

vegakitten20

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SOURCE: cartridge error 1203 consult see user guide on display panel

Error 1203 is an issue that occurs either when a cartridge is bad or the printer cartridge Slot is bad... I would request you to try cleaning the copper contacts of the both carts and cart slot in the printer and try again..

Posted on Jan 19, 2009

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SOURCE: Dell Printer 924 error #1203

go to page 59 of the manual ("http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/924/en/om_en/om_en.pdf" if you don't have it) look for
code 1203 in the middle of the page. good luck!

Posted on Feb 28, 2009

Roop1980

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SOURCE: Displays Error Code 1203 - What is that? User Manual is lost.

The error 1203 error message on the operator panel could indicate a problem with one of the ink cartridges. Please follow the steps given below:

1. Please make sure the All-In-One is powered on.
2. Pull the control panel towards you, and then open the cartridge access door. The print cartridge carrier moves and stops at the loading position.
3. Pull the old cartridges towards you, and then lift them out.
4. With the cartridges out of the printer, shut the access door and the control panel.
5. Power the printer OFF and then back ON.
6. Please check the operator panel to see if the same error has returned or if a new message has appeared.
7. If the message displayed is 1203, there is something wrong with the printer hardware.
If the message now displaying is Cartridge Missing, do the following:

1. Reinstall the cartridges into the printer.
2. Insert the color cartridge in the left carrier. Insert the black cartridge in the right carrier.
3. Push back firmly on the cartridges until they snap securely into place.
4. Close the cartridge access door, and then close the control panel.
5. If the 1203 message is still present on the operator panel, you need to insert one cartridge at a time to determine which cartridge is producing the failure.
6. With one cartridge in the carrier, close the access door and control panel.
7. Please check the operator panel. If the 1203 error is displayed, this cartridge is the defective item. If the Cartridge Missing message is displayed, the second cartridge is producing the failure.
8. Please replace the defective cartridge.

Posted on May 05, 2009

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Hi, i'm getting error message 1203 on the printer and we've lost the user's manual. Can you tell me what this is?


Error 1203 is a very interesting error code. Here is what I found out about error 1203



Error 1203 is a very interesting cartridge error. It means your cartridges overflow even from brand new cartridges after a several prints or right after you refilled the cartridges. Check to see if ink are smeared on the holder where the contact panel with the cartridge


Solution:
I use the lint free cloth(coffee filter work great) with a few drops of water to dampen and clean off those contact on the holder and my printer work again.
Then before you print anything, you should run aligned the cartridges a couple times then run clean cartridges a couple times.
Print the test page to see how it's look and way you go.
Be sure not to leave any debris of lint free cloth(coffee filter work great on those holder contact panel.

Article on refilling Dell ink cartridges


Rick

Sep 10, 2011 | Dell 926 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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The printer read Cartridte error 1203 I am reading the manuel but I do not understand how to fix it to print. I do not have it connected to the computer I just want to make copies.


Are you using Dell Series 9 ink cartridges?

Error 1203 is a very interesting error code. Here is what I found out about error 1203



Error 1203 is a very interesting cartridge error. It means your cartridges overflow even from brand new cartridges after a several prints or right after you refilled the cat ridges. Check to see if ink are smeared on the holder where the contact panel with the cartridge


Solution:
I use the lint free cloth(coffee filter work great) with a few drops of water to dampen and clean off those contact on the holder and my printer work again.
Then before you print anything, you should run aligned the cartridges a couple times then run clean cartridges a couple times.
Print the test page to see how it's look and way you go.
Be sure not to leave any debris of lint free cloth(coffee filter work great on those holder contact panel.


Rick

May 30, 2011 | Dell 926 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Cartridge Error # 1203 when replacing black ink cartridge


It sounds like the printer thinks it is not a genuine ink cartridge. Fit a Lexmark cartridge to cure it.

Jul 16, 2010 | Lexmark X8350 InkJet Printer

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I have a dell all in one printer 962. It suddenly started giving me a catridge error....error 1203--consult user guide. The user guide tells me nothing. I have uninstalled and reinstalled the printer. ...


Dell All-in-One Printer Cartridge Error 1203.
There is a short in the cartridge you have. You need to cover a copper contact on the color cartridge the error clears and the cartridge works. Looking from the contact side for the color cartridge 2nd row contact 2 from the left. Use a SMALL square piece of Scotch tape to cover that contact. If you need more help let me know thanks

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Dell all in one printer 964... Error message 1203... What does this mean? I recently had the ink refilled at Walmart. The printer did work after the ink was refilled, but now it's being very odd and will...


Hi there

Error 1203 is an issue that occurs either when a cartridge is bad or the printer cartridge Slot is bad...

1 - try cleaning the copper contacts of the both carts and cart slot in the printer and try again..
or
2 - when error shows up, shut the printers power off; wait one minute and turn it back on press copy.

All the best Pineworks

Apr 27, 2010 | Dell 966 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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It says cartridge error consult owners manuel error #1203 but i have dell's ink cartridge in the printer


Hi
Error 1203 Dell
There can only try and I hope it will do the job for you.

Error 1203 is an issue that occurs either when a cartridge is bad or the printer cartridge Slot is bad...

1 - try cleaning the copper contacts of the both carts and cart slot in the printer and try again..
or
2 - when error shows up, shut the printers power off; wait one minute and turn it back on
press copy
Or if you need to do a factory reset

Reset Factory Defaults on the Dell™ Printer
To reset factory defaults on the printer, perform the following steps:
  1. Press the Mode button several times until the Copy LED is lit.
  2. Press the Menu button until Set Defaults is displayed, then press the Select button.
  3. Press the right arrow button until Restore Factory Defaults is displayed, then press the Select button. The printer will ask for the date, time and language.
Enter the time, date and language, the press the Select button.

Please come back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one so I will keep on helping.
All The Best: Pineworks

Apr 07, 2010 | Dell 924 All-in-One InkJet Printer

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Lexmark printer problem. Printer is not printing shows error 1203


Hi
Error 1203 Dell 962
There can only try and I hope it will do the job for you.

Error 1203 is an issue that occurs either when a cartridge is bad or the printer cartridge Slot is bad...

1 - try cleaning the copper contacts of the both carts and cart slot in the printer and try again..
or
2 - when error shows up, shut the printers power off; wait one minute and turn it back on
press copy

you may need to Reset Factory Defaults

Mar 01, 2010 | Lexmark P4350 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Error 1203 for Dell Printer AIO 926


Ok Error 1203 is an issue that occurs either when a cartridge is bad or the printer cartridge Slot is bad...

1 - try cleaning the copper contacts of the both carts and cart slot in the printer and try again..
or
2 - when error shows up, shut the printers power off; wait one minute and turn it back on press copy.

Jan 17, 2010 | Dell 926 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Error 1203


Seen this lots with dell printers.
Error 1203 is an issue that occurs either when a cartridge is bad or the printer cartridge Slot is bad...

1 - try cleaning the copper contacts of the both carts and cart slot in the printer and try again..
or
2 - when error shows up, shut the printers power off; wait one minute and turn it back on press copy.

Please come back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one so I will keep on helping.
All The Best: Pineworks

Mar 24, 2009 | Dell 924 All-in-One InkJet Printer

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Finding error messages


Yes ok try and try.
Error 1203 is an issue that occurs either when a cartridge is bad or the printer cartridge Slot is bad...

1 - try cleaning the copper contacts of the both carts and cart slot in the printer and try again..
or
2 - when error shows up, shut the printers power off; wait one minute and turn it back on press copy.

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