Epson printer will not printer

Printer Does Not Print

All lights are off
Lights came on and then went out
Only the power light is on
Paper out light is flashing or on
Error light is on and power light is flashing

If the printer does not print, see if the status of your printer's lights is listed below, then try the solutions listed.

All lights are off

Try one or more of these solutions:

  • Press the power button to make sure that the printer is on.
  • Turn off the printer and make sure that the power cord is securely plugged in.
  • Make sure that your outlet works and is not controlled by a wall switch or timer.

Lights came on and then went out

The printer's voltage may not match the outlet rating. Turn off the printer and unplug it immediately. Then, check the printer labels.

If the voltage does not match, DO NOT PLUG YOUR PRINTER BACK IN. Contact your dealer.

Only the power light is on

  • Turn off the printer and computer. Make sure that the printer's interface cable is securely plugged in.
  • Make sure that there is no packing material in the printer.
If the check page prints correctly, make sure that the printer software and your application are installed correctly.
  • If you are trying to print a large image, your computer may not have enough memory to print. Try printing a smaller image.
  • If the printer sounds like it is trying to print, but is unable to, run the Head Cleaning utility.

Paper out light is flashing or on

Check EPSON Status Monitor 3 (for Windows) or EPSON StatusMonitor (for Macintosh) to find the cause of the error, then try one or more of these solutions:

  • If the paper out light is on and there is no paper in the printer, load paper into the sheet feeder.
  • If the ink out light is flashing, a low supply of ink is indicated. Obtain a replacement cartridge of the appropriate type. To determine which cartridge requires replacement, see Replacing an Empty Ink Cartridge.
  • If the ink out light is on and the ink cartridge is empty, replace the appropriate ink cartridge. To determine which ink cartridge is empty, see Replacing an Empty Ink Cartridge.

Error light is on and power light is flashing

Follow the steps below.

Press the paper button, then remove any paper from the printer.

Turn the printer off. Check for and remove any foreign objects or pieces of paper from inside the printer. Also, make sure that there is sufficient space around the vent on the back of the printer to allow proper ventilation. Remove any objects blocking the vent. Then, turn the printer back on.

Note:

If you cannot remove a foreign object easily by yourself, do not use force and do not disassemble the printer. Call your dealer for assistance.

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FAQ

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How to reset epson fx 2175 printer - Epson FX 890 Matrix Printer.


Otherwise the printer still thinks the cartridges are still empty.
Long time since I had an Epson printer but most of the printers
I have used you have to use the reset for the above reason.

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