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Epson 1160 all lights are flashing. I know it wants me to contact the dealer - any way I can bypass this?

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I found a very small piece of paper in the feed rollers which generated this problem.
After a jam, someone tore a sheet and left a small bit behind.
I had to take the top cover off to get access and see in. You might be able to turn the printer over and shake it gently.

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Before it went to flashing all lights, was there anything that was either done to the unit cleaning, ink install ect.

also I would run through all the cleaning procedures of the unit as well click the below link

http://files.support.epson.com/htmldocs/sc1160/sc1160u1/INDEX.HTM

and then goto the Maintenance section of the manual.

was there any grinding noises and other sounds on the last printing?

Posted on Oct 13, 2008

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