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Epson TM-U375P error light flashes 3 times

The error light flashes 3 times but there is no paper jam. It only happens when doing validations (top loading). The printer is out of warranty and I have already ruled out the main PCB and printhead cable.

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Hi JayBirde Do the lights flash Together (not alternate) and is it a quick flash (0.1 second on 0.1 second off)? If so, check the Status Monitor for a message. If it says Fatal Error or General Error, then you have a task on your hands! If the lights flash alternate (0.5 second on 0.5 second off) then this indicates a maintenence error and the status monitor should say parts inside your printer have reached the end of their life - or something similar. This much easier to fix with an R220 Rescue Kit from www.TheServiceManualShop.com - use their search to look for R220 Rescue. If you can't find it, just drop them a line and they will create one for you. Delivery is via instant download so no waiting around to get your machine fixed. If you have a general or Fatal error it means the printers head can not move using the norm,al amount of force - i.e. something is in the way. You can check a few things: Ensure their is nothing in the path of the print head - paper, foam from the pad, head lock not retracting, toy soldier on manouvers in the mechanism etc Chech the encoder strip ( a grey-ish looking plastic strip, near the drive belt for the print head) is clean and attached. Check the lid for the ink cart cover is full closed.

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SOURCE: Epson Stylus CX8400 Paper Jam Error

I have the same exact problem of paper half torn removed but I can not see the other half anywhere. The printer has hardly worked for at the most six pages and now showing paper jam error. How do I fix it?

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SOURCE: RE: Epson TM-U200 printer with error (2 Flashes)

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Why doesn't paper feed after "print" instruction? Printer merely makes a mechanical noise and states "paper out" condition.


Hello.

There are lots of reasons why this would happen:

Foreign object (could be very tiny)

Any power lights flashing ?

Paper feed rollers may need cleaning - try (from Canon Support):

1. Ensure that the printer is turned on. If any paper is loaded in the printer, remove it.

2. Select which roller to clean, the auto sheet feeder's or cassette's, by pressing the <Paper Feed> switch on the printer.

3. Hold down the <Resume/Cancel> button; when the Power lamp flashes green three times, release the button. The paper feed roller will rotate as it cleans itself.

4.. Repeat step 3 twice.


5. Load three or more of A4 or letter sized plain paper in the auto sheet feeder or cassette, as selected in step 2.


6. Repeat step 3. The paper that is loaded in the printer will be fed through the printer and ejected.


7. If printing problems persist, repeat step 6 up to three times.

Could be a hardware error and the printer would need servicing - still under warranty ?? If so, return to Canon for repair or replacement.

Hope this helps.

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I have an ESP-3 All in One which is flashing the red light for a paper jam. I have cleared out both the back & front of the printer & it still shows error. Its also trying to load the paper really...


I had the same problem just this morning. I ended up disconnecting the power a few times, and finally the printer sucked in all the paper that was loaded in the tray, spat them out and then it was fine. Just try unplugging the power cable a few times and turning it back on and see what happens.

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Both lights are blinking and will not print


they call that flash codes or error codes. please count
count how many times the lights flash, here is what they mean

Alarm / Power light flashes orange 7 times consecutively (ink cartridge installed incorrectly)

Alarm / Power light flashes orange 5 times consecutively (Print Head Error)

Alarm / Power light flashes orange 4 times consecutively (Out of Ink Error)


Alarm / Power light flashes orange 3 times consecutively (Paper Jam Error / Cover Error)

Alarm / Power light flashes orange 2 times consecutively (Load Paper / Paper Feed Error)

Alarm / Power light flashes orange 16 times consecutively (This FINE Cartridge has previously been used)

Alarm / Power light flashes orange 15 times consecutively (FINE cartridge not recognized)

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Flashing red button with a triangle and ! in it . printer won't work


If only the attention light is flashing then follow the guide below -

The Attention (amber)
light is blinking.
Attention error. The top
cover is open.
Close the top cover.
Attention error. The
printer is out of media.
Load media.
Attention error. The
printer has a jam.
1. Clear the jam (see pages 164 through 168).
2. If the location of the jam is not apparent, check
the embedded Web server to find the jam
location.
 If the jam was under the imaging drum, toggle
the registration sensor to check its movement
and replace the registration sensor if it does not
move freely.
 If the jam was in the fuser area, toggle the fuser
exit sensor to check its movement and replace
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Flashing light


Here is what HP has on the subject of the triangle light flashing:
c00028322.gif 1 - Attention Light 2 - Ready Light 3 - Go Light Figure 2: Printer light key c00028323.gif 1 - Symbol for light off 2 - Symbol for light on 3 - Symbol for light blinking
c00028328.gif Door open, media out, no print cartridge, or media jam

The printer is in an error state that requires operator intervention or help. Check the following:
  • The print cartridge door is completely closed.
  • Media is loaded.
  • The print cartridge is correctly installed in the printer.
  • There is no media jam.

Figure 8: Paper jam c00028328.gif 13.JJ.NT JAM IN TRAY 1

13.JJ.NT JAM IN TRAY X

The Attention LED is blinking. Check paper loading then open and close top cover.

When there is a jam in tray 1, verify the paper is loaded correctly, open and close the top cover. Pressing GO is ignored.

When there is a jam in tray X, verify the paper is loaded correctly, open and close the top cover. Pressing GO is ignored. These are the error explanations for just the flashing triangle light, there are many more, but none for just the flashing triangle.

If the light pattern is different let me know (other lights on as well)
-Hope this helps.

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1) take a flash light and inspect the paper path just to make sure there really is nothing there.

2) print a test page from the printer by pressing the big button ( I think) one of the buttons, can't remember I work on so many models

3) take out cart. turn off then on, install cart. and do step 2

what happens

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