Question about Epson printers’ lights are blinking:
Hi guy! I have an Epson printer and when I turn it on, the ink light as well as the paper light is blinking continuously in red. What can I do to fix this problem? Do you think should I bring it to the store to fix and guarantee?
Answer question about Epson printers’ lights are blinking error:
Flashing red light is a common problem on Epson printer. There are a lot of reasons causing this issue but the most popular reason is Waste Ink Counter Overflowing. When your printer has Waste Ink Counter Overflow Problem, you had better discover the information and apply them to fix the printer on your own. Let’s see to check and repair your Epson printer.
When the Waste Ink Counter Overflow Problem happens, this means the Waste Ink Tank is full of ink, the printer has LDC indicate that something can be the effect of waste ink counter over flow but the printer without LDC doesn’t mention like that.
So you can check the Epson Status Monitor to make sure this problem in case your printer has no LDC. If there is something wrong you can see the following sentence: Parts inside your printer require replacement.
The best solution for you is using the bottle to replace the waste ink pad. Why don’t you cut the bottle off and use it as an ink container? This work demands your skillful hands. Another is the waste ink counter needing resetting. The Epson usually has a special tool for the older printers but some of the new ones don’t have this tool. You can look for the official tool here however you need to pay fee to use it.
As we knew that the older printers which have the 88/69/68 ink cartridges the resetting demand is integrated in the printer so you can control through the buttons in the front of panel of the printer, they are independent with the resetting software. However the new models don’t have these options anymore as well as the demanding reset software. The T048 models are known as the last printers which allow resetting software freely.
Normally, the cost of Waste Ink Counter overflow problem is quite expensive if you bring it to the store to fix about $50 to $60. However you fix it on your own by using the WIC Reset Tool provided by us you only pay for $8.99. After the resetting Waste Ink Counter process, you ought to clean the Waste Ink Pad and the bottle we have mentioned above that assists to collect the waste ink. This is a necessary step because if you don’t do this, the waste ink will be overflowed out of waste ink pad and flow into other components, this make your printer can be broken down.
You can read how to reset Epson Waste ink counters to fix Epson Printers’ Red lights blinking problem here: Reset Epson Red Lights Blinking.