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Epson Stylus C88 no longer will print colors

My printer will not print any color. The ink cartridges are new. The nozzels have been cleaned. Do you have any suggestions?

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  • pdallen Dec 09, 2008

    Yes - the LOYALTY PROGRAM offers a price slightly more than can be found elsewhere online. Not going to buy another Epson if they can't stand behind their product for more than 12 months. Worst part is that we bought $60 in ink to be told it was a hardware failure.

  • butlerjany Dec 17, 2008

    I replaced one of my ink colors in my C88. Now nothing will print. Worked fine the day before. Never had an issue. I have another C88 for a backup. I put the cartridges in those. Nothing prints. All colors worked fine before. All I did was replace my red. Now I get nothing. No nozzle check lines, no print outs, absolutely nothing. The printer goes through the motions just like it's printing as fantastic as always, but the page is blank. I did head cleans, nozzle checks, more head cleans. I'm perplexed. Usually if I can't fix it. It's trash. This C88 is only 5 months old. My back up is 6 months old. Anyone have any answers?

  • atraina1 Apr 16, 2009

    same issue - replaced a cartridge and nothing worked - Replaced all the cartridges - and still won't print. It goes thru the motions, and leaves a blank page???

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You mean it goes intothe motion of printing and the paper comes out blank ?
you already changed the cartridges and performed print head cleaning. it is having a hardware failure and it needs service. (get a new one instead)(contact the manufacturers customer service and ask for the loyalty program - discounted price)
sad to say but theres no fix-it-yourself for that issue. (you can verify it with the manufacturers tech support)

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