HP P2015 Printer Warning Lights [How to Fix]

In this article, we will discuss the meaning of HP P2015 printer warning lights and how to clear the warning lights.

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Cycling Blinking Attention, Ready, and Go Lights on HP LaserJet P2015 Printers – HP P2015 Printer Warning Lights

This happens as a result of different conditions. Therefore, we will discuss the various reasons for this warning light pattern and also provide solutions to each reason.

1. The Printer is Initializing/Starting Up – HP P2015 Printer Warning Lights

This happens during the printer’s initialization/startup. When this happens, you don’t have to do anything; wait for the initialization/startup to be completed. Pressing the printer’s buttons won’t have any effect.

2. Special Reconfiguration Initialization Sequence was Requested – HP P2015 Printer Warning Lights

This situation also happens when a special initialization sequence during the startup was requested. An example of such a sequence is Cold Reset. In the same way, as in the above case, you have to wait for the initialization sequence to be completed before you proceed.

3. The Print Job was Canceled – HP P2015 Printer Warning Lights

This can happen when you just canceled a print job. Therefore, pressing any button including the “Go” button on your printer will not have any effect. Once the job has been canceled, your printer will return to its ready state.

Turned-on Ready Light on HP LaserJet P2015 Printers – HP P2015 Printer Warning Lights

This is an indication that your HP printer is in a ready state but is not processing any print job. You can choose to print out a configuration page by pressing down the printer’s “Go” button for about 5 seconds. You can also choose to print out a demo page by pressing and then releasing the printer’s “Go” button. You can also send a print job to your printer.

Also, when the ready light is on and the wireless light is off, it shows that the wireless function is not active. You don’t have to do anything unless you are actively trying to connect your printer to a wireless network. If you are trying to connect your printer to a wireless network, you can follow the instructions in your printer’s user manual to guide you on how to connect your printer to a wireless network.

Blinking Ready Light on HP LaserJet P2015 Printers – HP P2015 Printer Warning Lights

This means that your printer is receiving or processing print job data. In this case, you need to allow your printer complete the print job. Or if you don’t want the print job (maybe you sent it by mistake), press your printer’s “Cancel” button to cancel the print job.

Blinking Attention Light and Turned-on Go Light on HP LaserJet P2015 Printers – HP P2015 Printer Warning Lights

When this occurs, it means that your printer has encountered a continuable or manual feed error. The following can cause this state:

i. General continuable error

ii. Manual feed

iii. Memory configuration error

iv. Job-related/personality error

To fix this error irrespective of the cause, press your printer’s “Go” button. This action will cause your printer to overcome this error, and then print any document that you sent before the error occurred.

However, in some cases, the recovery might not be successful and your printer will go back to the error state. If that happens, you need to service your printer.

To service your printer, you can either contact HP Customer Support to fix a repair date for the printer if your device is still under warranty: The repair is free for such printers. Furthermore, you will get a free replacement if the printer cannot be repaired.

You can still contact HP if your printer is no longer under warranty, but you will pay for the repair. However, contacting a local and reliable technician will be ideal.

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Blinking Attention Light on HP LaserJet P2015 Printers – HP P2015 Printer Warning Lights

This is an indication that the cartridge door of your printer is open. To fix this problem, close the cartridge door properly.

Turned-on Attention, Ready, and Go Lights on HP LaserJet P2015 Printers – HP P2015 Printer Warning Lights

When you see this HP printer warning light pattern on your printer, it means your printer has encountered a fatal error.

To resolve this error, do the following steps:

Step 1: Press the power button to turn off your printer.

Step 2: Wait for 10 seconds.

Step 3: Press the power button to turn on your printer.

Check if the error is resolved.

If the error persists, then you need to contact HP Customer Support for further assistance.

Blinking Attention, Ready, and Go Lights on HP LaserJet P2015 Printers – HP P2015 Printer Warning Lights

This indicates an accessory error has occurred. To fix this problem, you have to press the printer’s “Go” button. This action will display further information about the error and also change the blinking light pattern. The information displayed will aid you in resolving the error. Once you let go of the printer’s “Go” button, your printer will go back to the previous error state.

In most cases, when you press the “Go” button to display further information, only the go light will remain on while the attention and ready lights will turn off. This is usually an indication of a DIMM slot incompatible error. In other words, the installed DIMM is not compatible with the DIMM slot it was installed into. 

To fix this DIMM problem, you need to do the following tasks:

1. Ensure that the DIMM is Installed Correctly – HP P2015 Printer Warning Lights

Caution: To insert or remove the DIMM, ensure that you turn off your HP printer to prevent damage to the DIMM.

To ensure that the DIMM is installed correctly, do the following steps:

Step 1: Turn off your HP printer.

Step 2: Locate the DIMM slot on your printer.

Step 3: Open the DIMM slot.

Step 4: Take out the DIMM from your printer’s DIMM slot.

Step 5: Reinstall the DIMM into the DIMM on your printer.

If the issue persists after doing this task, do the next task. 

2. Ensure that the Installed DIMM is Supported – HP P2015 Printer Warning Lights

If the installed DIMM is not supported by your HP printer, you will encounter this accessory error. Therefore, you need to ensure that you are using a supported DIMM.

If the DIMM is not supported, you need to replace it with a supported DIMM.

However, if the installed DIMM is supported, do the next task.

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3. Use Another DIMM Slot – HP P2015 Printer Warning Lights

The DIMM slot 1 might be damaged; therefore, to confirm this, take out the DIMM from the slot, and then insert it in another DIMM slot.

If the error is resolved when you use another DIMM slot, then it means that DIMM slot 1 is damaged. Therefore, continue to use the DIMM in the other slot.

If the error remains unresolved even after using another DIMM slot, do the next task.

4. Print without the DIMM – HP P2015 Printer Warning Lights

You can still print without installing the DIMM. Therefore, if the DIMM keeps giving problems, remove it from the DIMM slot 1, and then print without it. 

Turned-on Toner and Ready Lights on HP LaserJet P2015 Printers – HP P2015 Printer Warning Lights

This is an indication that the toner in the cartridge is low. Therefore, to resolve this problem, you need to install a new toner cartridge.

How to Install Replacement Toner Cartridge in HP LaserJet P2015 Printers – HP P2015 Printer Warning Lights

To install a replacement toner cartridge in HP LaserJet P2015 printers, do the following steps:

Step 1: Open your printer’s toner cartridge access door.

Step 2: Take out the toner cartridge from your HP printer.

Step 3: Take out the new toner cartridge from the packaging.

Step 4: Remove the cartridge’s orange cover.

Step 5: Hold the cartridge on both sides and then shake it gently sideways about 5 to 6 times to spread the toner evenly within the cartridge.

Caution: Don’t touch the surface of the imaging drum as this could lead to print quality issues.

Step 6: Bend and snap the orange-colored tab.

Step 7: Pull out the sealing tape from the toner cartridge.

Step 8: Align the toner cartridge with the cartridge paths within your HP printer.

Step 9: Push the cartridge into your printer and ensure that it is well seated.

Step 10: Close your printer’s toner cartridge access door.

Step 11: Recycle the used cartridge and its packing materials.

If you still encounter the error after replacing the toner cartridge, then you need to service your HP printer.

We recommend that you read this article: HP Printer Warning [Detailed Guide] to learn about other HP printer warnings that you might encounter when using your HP printer.

Blinking Toner Light on HP LaserJet P2015 Printers – HP P2015 Printer Warning Lights

This is an indication that the toner cartridge is not installed correctly or is missing. Therefore, to resolve this problem, check if the cartridge is installed, if it is not, then you need to insert the toner cartridge into your printer.

On the other hand, if the cartridge is installed, it is likely that it is not installed correctly. Therefore, you need to take it out of your printer and then reinstall it correctly.

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How to Remove and then Correctly Reinstall Toner Cartridge in HP LaserJet P2015 Printers – HP P2015 Printer Warning Lights

To remove and then correctly reinstall the toner cartridge in HP LaserJet P2015 printers, do the following steps:

Step 1: Open your printer’s toner cartridge access door.

Step 2: Take out the toner cartridge from your HP printer.

Step 3: Hold the cartridge on both sides and then shake it gently sideways about 5 to 6 times to spread the toner evenly within the cartridge.

Caution: Don’t touch the surface of the imaging drum as this could lead to print quality issues.

Step 4: Align the toner cartridge with the cartridge paths within your HP printer.

Step 5: Push the cartridge into your printer and ensure that it is well seated.

Step 6: Close your printer’s toner cartridge access door.

Check if the issue is resolved after reinstalling the toner cartridge.

If the issue persists, contact HP Customer Support for further assistance.

Blinking Jam Light on HP LaserJet P2015 Printers – HP P2015 Printer Warning Lights

When you see this light pattern, it means that there is a printer jam. Therefore, you need to clear the jam to resolve the problem.

Before we guide you on how to clear jams from different areas of your printer, below are some of the reasons responsible for jams in your HP LaserJet P2015 printers:

i.  The input tray is too full.

ii. The input tray is not loaded correctly.

iii. The loaded printer media doesn’t meet your HP printer’s specifications.

iv. Debris, dust, etc. are obstructing the paper path.

Caution: Don’t remove jams from your printer with sharp objects to prevent damage to your printer. The printer warranty does not cover such damages.

How to Clear Jam from the Print Cartridge Area of HP LaserJet P2105 Printers – HP P2015 Printer Warning Lights

To clear the jam from the print cartridge area of HP LaserJet P2015 printers, do the steps below:

Step 1: Open your printer’s cartridge door by pressing the button on the door.

Step 2: Take out the cartridge from your printer.

Caution: Do not leave the cartridge exposed to direct light. You can minimize the exposure by wrapping the cartridge with a sheet of paper. Also, do not touch the surface of the imaging drum as this could lead to print quality issues.

Step 3: Open your printer’s straight-through output door.

Step 4: Locate the two green pressure-release levers on both sides inside the printer.

Step 5: Pull down the above-mentioned levers.

Step 6: Grasp the jammed print media using both hands at the point where it is very visible.

Step 7: Carefully pull out the jammed print media from your printer.

Step 8: Reinsert the cartridge into your printer.

Step 9: Close your printer’s cartridge door.

Check if the issue is resolved.

If the jam is not cleared, check the next area.

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How to Clear Jam from the Input Trays Area of HP LaserJet P2105 Printers – HP P2015 Printer Warning Lights

To clear the jam from the input trays area of HP LaserJet P2015 printers, do the steps below:

Step 1: Open your printer’s straight-through output door.

Step 2: Locate the two green pressure-release levers on both sides inside the printer.

Step 3: Pull down the above-mentioned levers.

Step 4: Grasp the jammed print media using both hands at the point where it is very visible.

Step 5: Carefully pull out the jammed print media from your printer.

Step 6: Reinsert the cartridge into your printer.

Step 7: Close your printer’s cartridge door.

Step 8: Open your printer’s tray 2.

Step 9: Grasp the jammed print media using both hands at the point where it is very visible and then carefully pull it out from your printer.

Step 10: If you can’t see the print media, do the following:

i. Open your printer’s cartridge door.

ii. Take out the cartridge from your printer.

iii. Locate and pull the upper media guide downward.

iv. Remove the printer media from your printer by carefully pulling it up and then out.

Step 11: Close your printer’s tray 2.

Check if the issue is resolved.

If the jam is not cleared, check the next area.

How to Clear Jam from the Output Bin of HP LaserJet P2105 Printers – HP P2015 Printer Warning Lights

To clear the jam from the Output Bin of HP LaserJet P2015 printers, do the steps below:

Step 1: Check the output bin for the jammed print media.

Step 2: Grasp the jammed print media using both hands at the point where it is very visible.

Step 3: Carefully pull out the jammed print media from your printer.

Check if the issue is resolved.

If the jam is not cleared, check the next area.

How to Clear Jam from the Straight-through Output Path of HP LaserJet P2105 Printers – HP P2015 Printer Warning Lights

To clear the jam from the straight-through output path of HP LaserJet P2015 printers, do the steps below:

Step 1: Open your printer’s straight-through output door.

Step 2: Locate the two green pressure-release levers on both sides inside the printer.

Step 3: Pull down the above-mentioned levers.

Step 4: Grasp the jammed print media using both hands at the point where it is very visible.

Step 5: Carefully pull out the jammed print media from your printer.

Note: If you are unable to grasp the jammed print media with both hands, repeat the steps we shared under the How to Clear Jam from the Print Cartridge Area of HP LaserJet P2105 Printerssection.

Step 6: Close your printer’s straight-through output door.

Check if the issue is resolved.

If the jam is not cleared, check the next area.

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How to Clear Jam from the Automatic Two-sided Printing Path of HP LaserJet P2105 Printers – HP P2015 Printer Warning Lights

To clear the jam from the automatic two-sided printing path of HP LaserJet P2015 printers, do the steps below:

Step 1: Open your printer’s straight-through output door.

Step 2: Locate the two green pressure-release levers on both sides inside the printer.

Step 3: Pull down the above-mentioned levers.

Step 4: Remove your printer’s tray 2.

Step 5: Locate and push down on the automatic two-sided printing path door’s green lever.

Step 6: Grasp the jammed print media using both hands at the point where it is very visible.

Step 7: Carefully pull out the jammed print media from your printer.

Step 8: Firmly push up the automatic two-sided printing door to close it.

Step 9: Reinsert your printer’s tray 2.

Step 10: Check the back of your printer and open the automatic two-sided printing path door.

Step 11: Grasp the jammed print media using both hands at the point where it is very visible.

Step 12: Carefully pull out the jammed print media from your printer.

Step 13: Close your printer’s automatic two-sided printing path door.

Check if the issue is resolved.

If the jam is not cleared, contact HP Customer Support for further assistance.

We recommend this article: HP Paper Jam Error Codes [How to Fix] for further reading.

Blinking Paper Out Light on HP LaserJet P2015 Printers – HP P2015 Printer Warning Lights

This shows that your printer is out of paper or the loaded paper is not supported.

If the print media is not supported, you can press the “Go” button to override this condition.

If your printer is out of paper, load the appropriate input tray with the correct print media.

We will guide you on how to load print media into the input trays of HP LaserJet P2015 printers.

Caution: Do not load wrinkled, damaged, or folded print media into your printer’s input tray as this might lead to a jam.

Note: The straight-through output path should be used for printing on envelopes, heavy media, transparencies, or any print media that curls when printed on.

How to Load Print Media into Tray 1 of HP LaserJet P2015 Printers – HP P2015 Printer Warning Lights

To load print media into tray 1 of HP LaserJet P2015 printers, do the following steps:

Step 1: Open tray 1.

Step 2: Load a stack of print media into the tray.

Ensure that you don’t overload the tray.

Tray 1 can hold a maximum of 50 sheets of paper (20 lb. or 75g.m2).

Tray 1 can hold a maximum of 10 envelopes, 10 transparencies, or 10 cards.

Step 3: Ensure that the print media isn’t skewed while in the tray.

Step 4: Move the tray’s width guides to rest against the side of the print media stack.

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How to Load Print Media into Tray 2 and the Optional Tray 3 of HP LaserJet P2015 Printers – HP P2015 Printer Warning Lights

To load print media into tray 2 and the optional tray 3 of HP LaserJet P2015 printers, do the following steps:

Step 1: Pull out tray 2 or the optional tray 3 from your printer depending on the one you want to print from.

Step 2: Load a stack of print media into the tray with the print side facing down while the top forward goes into the printer

Ensure that you don’t overload the tray.

Tray 2 and the optional tray 3 can hold a maximum of 250 sheets of paper (20 lb. or 75g.m2) or fewer sheets if the paper is heavier.

Step 3: Ensure that the print media isn’t skewed while in the tray.

Step 4: Move the tray’s rear and side guides to rest against the side of the print media stack.

Note: When loading new print media into your printer, ensure that you take out all the print media from the tray first, and then straighten the print media stack. This action will prevent jams by preventing more than one sheet to be fed into the printer at a time.