After reset Epson EP-903A you need to clean the waste ink pad or extra it to avoid waste ink pad overflow outsite the printer.
How to avoid Waste Ink Pad Overflow? As we know that the Epson EP-903A printer series have the Waste Ink Counter. The Waste Ink Counter turns up from 0% to 100% after a long period of usage. The principle of the printer is if the Waste Ink Counter of the printer is more than 100%, the Epson EP-903A printer will stop running immediately.
This action ensures that the waste ink is not overflowed into the waste ink pad. The Epson EP-903A printer also blinks the red lights and sends a message “The Printer’s Ink Pads are at the end of Their service life. Please contact Epson Support” error
For the new printer series, they install the Waste Ink Counter on 100% position before the Epson EP-903A printer’s Waste Ink Pad is full of waste ink and the Waste Ink Counter raises up.
If you want to fix this problem at home to save time and money, you can go to the online page of our website, then you can buy the WIC RESET KEY to reset the Waste Ink Counter come back to 0% then your printer can print well.
If you are using a new one, it’s is unnecessary to care about the waste ink pad after the resetting procedure. Besides, you have to clean up the Waste ink pad after resetting the Waste Ink Counter in case your printer is old model because the waste ink can be overflowed and makes your printer can be broken down.
You have to collect the waste ink out of the Waste Ink Pad after resetting Waste Ink Counter but you need to hajve the good skills and careful when open the printer.
To solve all the problems, you should use WIC RESET TOOL regularly, you won’t need to collect and clean up the waste ink and your Waste Ink Pad is not able to overflow waste ink.
Avoid Waste Ink Counters and Waste ink Pad Overflow.
You should understand and find information clearly to know more about this problem and it’s necessary to find out some working principles of the Epson Printers.
What is Epson EP-903A waste ink counter overflow and how to avoid?
1. What is Epson EP-903A waste ink counter overflow?
Epson inkjet printers have inside a part of sponge for absorbing and collecting waste inks. It is called waste ink pad.
Waste Ink Pads are several porous pads in the printer that collect, distribute, and really importantly include the ink that is not used on printed pages (Waste Ink).
Waste Ink is collected by these pads during the initial setup of the product, during cleaning cycles and when printing borderless photographs.
While printhead cleanup process ink flush by printhead to waste ink pad. So once it could be overflowed because it cannot absorb ink anymore in that case the ink will leak from the bottom of the printer.
The inkjet printer counts the volume of ink flow to waste ink pad and also keeps this number into printer’s memory ==> This number is named Waste Ink Counter.
+ So you can stop ink leaking outside the Epson EP-903A printer the waste ink counter can be overflowed and Epson EP-903A printer will stop.
+ Full counter is 100%. Waste ink counters overflow means that counters values are more than 100%.
To get Epson EP-903A printer working again – You have to RESET the Epson EP-903A printer Waste Ink Counter (Read more to learn how to reset epson printer).
2. How to know that your Epson EP-903A printer waste ink counter overflow?
+ Your Epson EP-903A red light blinking
+ Your printer LCD screen or computer screen appear: “The Printer’s Ink Pads are at the end of Their service life. Please contact Epson Support” or “The Printer’s Ink Pad is at the end of Its service life. Please contact Epson Support”.
+ It is very easy to check Epson waste ink counters with WIC Reset Utility.
Step 1. Download WIC Reset Tool here: Download WIC Reset
Step 2. Run WIC Reset Utility, Click on READ WASTE COUNTERS button:
Step 3. Read the popup. If one or two counters are more than 100% (overflowed) – Epson EP-903A printer can not printing – you need to RESET WASTE INK COUNTERS number
3. How to fix Epson EP-903A waste ink counter overflow?
Step 1: Download WIC Reset Tool and install the software
Step 2: Buy the WIC RESET KEY
Step 3: Reset your printer with WIC Reset and WIC Reset Key
+ Connect your Epson EP-903A printer to computer that you installed WIC reset tool. Connect your computer to Internet.
+ Follow this guide and reset your printer – Read how to reset Epson EP-903A printer
=> Tips how to avoid Epson EP-903A printer Waste Ink Counters overflow: Read here
How to avoid Epson EP-903A printer Waste Ink Pad overflow?
You completely use these skills to sop the Epson EP-903A printer from meeting the problem called Waste Ink Counter Overflow after implementing resetting process. Each Epson printer is designed to have different Waste Ink Pad’s position so let’s read this text carefully to know more.
Let’s read about the ideas then go to the detail step: Do you read some information about the waste ink of the Epson EP-903A printer? The Waste ink flow into a tube then come to the Waste Ink Pad then the sponge in the Waste Ink Pad will suck all the waste ink, this prevent the waste ink from overflowing out of the Epson EP-903A printer. The sponge has the limited absorbing ability when it is not able to absorb the waste ink, it’ll overflow out of the Epson EP-903A printer’s waste ink pad.
I think that replacing the Epson EP-903A printer’s Waste ink Pad or using something to suck all the waste ink are two methods you bring up first but we have an alternative solution for you that is using waste ink bottle that can contain the waste ink during the printing procedure. Set your mind at rest because your Epson EP-903A printer will not overflow the ink, everything you need is bringing the bottle to pour then clean it.
Shall you follow these steps to extra waste ink pad:
Step 1: Checking and open the cover of waste ink pad:
Turn the Epson EP-903A printer then you can see the small cover as the picture below, this is the waste ink pad’s cover.
Open it and you can see a tube and the waste ink pad with the sponge to absorb the waste ink as the picture below.
Then you can realize that the Epson EP-903A printer’s waste ink pad is larger than the gate to go over the waste ink pad you have already opened when you see. Disassembling the shell and this way needs to be done carefully, you have to take your printer to a service center.
Let’s see the step 2 because you can’t always open the Epson EP-903A printer to clean the waste ink pad or replace it.
Step 2: How to separate the tube from the Epson EP-903A printer’s Waste Ink Pad.
You can see the Waste Ink Pad of the Epson printer and the tube, you had better use the tool to separate the tube afrom the waste ink pad. Please clean it carefully to avoid the broken-down.
Be gentle and careful to avoid folding or cracking waste ink pipes of Epson EP-903A printer.
Step 3: Tidy the waste ink tube and absorb the waste ink out of the Waste Ink counter, you can use a cylinder to suck the waste ink that is the remnant in the tube of the Epson printer.
You need to absorb the waste ink from the sponge in the Waste Ink Pad, if your Epson EP-903A printer is new you can skip this step but if it’s old one, you have to clean the Waste Ink Pad to avoid overflowing waste ink when you move the printer. The waste ink can flow to othe oponents and make them dirty or broken down.
By this way, don’t worry about the waste ink overflowing when you don’t use the bottle to contain the waste ink. However, you must to check and suck the waste ink regularly so I think you should use a bottle to collect the waste ink.
Step 4: Install the bottle out of the printer.
You will need:
– A bottle made from plastic or glass.
– A relative tube is as equal as the tube of the printer.
– The connection tool.
You can see in this picture to know how to install and assemblr all the component together to avoid the Epson EP-903A printer’s waste ink pad overflow.
You can print some documents right now to check that your printer is working well or not as well as the waste ink can be absorbed or not
After the bottle is full of waste ink you can bring it to clean then go on using.
Notes: This bottle is a good solution, if you want to use this convenient method for the long-team. I think you should use WIC Reset Tool for reset the Epson EP-903A printer’s Waste Ink Counter. It’s more professional than replace the Waste ink Pad.
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