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1.unable to take self test.2.how to take self test and current settings

1. IN THIS PRIENTER I AM FACING CARRIAGE IS GETTING STRUCK. 2. HOW TO TAKE SELF TEST

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    i am having printer Epson Tm 90-T90P

    After some print outs it stuck

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To do the self test, power the printer on holding the "feed" button. For the carriage problem, see if there is any object blocjing the head carriage. With the printer OFF, try moving the head gaciage back and forth with tour hand, and see if it moves freely. Check for any obtruction in the "home sensor", located at the left end under the carriage shaft.

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Follow the below mentioned steps to resolve the issue :
This error is usually due to Carriage Jam issue. 1) Power off 2) Unplug the power cable from the wall outlet (should always power off first using the power button). 3) Remove the back piece and putting it back, making sure it's well adjusted. 4) Also removed the piece where the printed paper land, and put it back. In case if this doesnt help follow the below mentioned steps : Print a self-test report : ollow these steps to print a self-test report. Press the Power button to turn the product on. Press and hold the Cancel button. Press the Red-eye Removal button. Solution one: Turn the printer off, and then turn it on Follow these steps to turn the product off and then to turn it on. Step one: Turn the printer off, and then turn it on Press the Power button to turn the product off. Wait 15 seconds. Press the Power button to turn the product on. Step two: Print a self-test report Print a self-test report. Refer to the section on how to use these solutions at the beginning of this document. If these steps resolved the issue , and the self-test report prints , there is no need to continue troubleshooting. Reconnect the USB cable, and then try to print again. If the issue persists , continue with the next solution. If the self-test report does not print , continue with the next solution. Solution two: Clear all paper jams Follow these steps to clear any paper jams. Step one: Remove any loose paper 1. Disconnect the USB cable from the product. 2. Disconnect the power cord from the back of the product. 3. Remove all unused paper from the tray. Step two: Remove all paper from inside the back of the printer. From the back of the product, remove the rear access door or duplexer, and then remove any paper stuck inside of the product. Press the tab on the left side of the rear access door to release it, and then remove the door by pulling it away from the product. Gently pull any jammed paper out of the rollers.
If your product has a duplexer :
1. Remove the duplexer from the rear of the product and remove any paper or scraps of paper stuck inside of the product. 2. Open the duplexer and remove any paper or any other obstructions. 3. Close the duplexer. 4. Reinstall the rear access door or duplexer.
Step three: Remove jammed paper from the front of the printer. Remove the paper very carefully. If the paper tears, part of it might remain inside the paper path and damage the product. Carefully remove all traces of paper that you can find. Reconnect the power cord to the back of the product. Press the Power button to turn on the product. Open the carriage access door. The carriage might try to move into the access area. If so, allow it to move to that position.
With the product turned on, disconnect the power cord from the back of the product. Unplug the power cord from the power source or electrical outlet. Check for any paper or objects that might be stopping the carriage. Reach inside the product, and then manually move the carriage. If the carriage is stuck on the right side of the product , move the carriage to the left side of the product. If the carriage is stuck on the left side of the product , move the carriage to the right side of the product. If the carriage is stuck in the middle of the product , move the carriage to the right side of the product. Remove any loose paper or obstructions found. Make sure that the carriage can move freely across the width of the product by gently pushing the carriage to the left and then to the right. Close the carriage access door. Reconnect the power cord to the product and to the power source. Reconnect the USB cable to the product. Load plain paper in the tray. Press the Power button to turn the product on. Step four: Print a self-test report If these steps resolved the issue , and the self-test report prints , there is no need to continue troubleshooting. Reconnect the USB cable, and then try to print again. If the issue persists , continue with the next solution. If the self-test report does not print , continue with the next solution. Solution three: Make sure that the cartridges are installed correctly Improper placement or installation of the cartridges can cause a carriage jam. Installing only one cartridge can also cause a carriage jam. Follow these steps to make sure that the cartridges are installed correctly: Step one: Remove the cartridges Press the Power button to turn on the product. Open the carriage access door. Press the tab on one cartridge to release it and then remove it from the slot. Repeat the previous steps to remove the other cartridges. Look under and around the carriage, and then remove any obstructions. Step two: Reinstall the cartridges 1 - Latch in down position Slide one cartridge into its slot with the matching icon, and then press it in until it snaps into place. Figure 9: Slide one cartridge into its slot and snap it into place
Repeat the previous steps to install the other cartridges. Close the carriage access door. Load plain paper in the tray. Figure 10: Load plain paper Step three: Print a self-test report Print a self-test report. Refer to the section on how to use these solutions at the beginning of this document. If these steps resolved the issue , and the self-test report prints , there is no need to continue troubleshooting. Reconnect the USB cable, and then try to print again. If the issue persists , continue with the next solution. If the self-test report does not print , continue with the next solution. Solution four: Connect the printer directly to a wall outlet If the product is connected to a power strip or a surge protector, follow these steps to connect the product directly to a wall outlet. Step one: Connect the printer directly into a wall outlet Press the Power button to turn off the product. Disconnect the power cord from the back of the product. Disconnect the power cord from the power device. Plug the power cord directly into a wall outlet. Connect the power cord to the back of the product. Press the Power button to turn on the product. Try to print.
Step two: Print a self-test report
Print a self-test report. Refer to the section on how to use these solutions at the beginning of this document. If these steps resolved the issue , and the self-test report prints , there is no need to continue troubleshooting. Reconnect the USB cable, and then try to print again. If the issue persists , continue with the next solution. If the self-test report does not print , continue with the next solution. Solution five: Perform a power reset. Follow these steps to reset the product. Step one: Perform a power reset Press the Power button to turn on the product. With the product turned on, disconnect the power cord from back of the product. Disconnect the power cord from the wall outlet. Wait at least 15 seconds. Connect the power cord into wall outlet. Connect the power cord to the back of the product. If the product does not turn on by itself, press the Power button ( ) to turn it on. Try to print. Step two: Print a self-test report. Print a self-test report. Refer to the section on how to use these solutions at the beginning of this document. If these steps resolved the issue , and the self-test report prints , there is no need to continue troubleshooting. If the issue persists , continue with the next solution. If the self-test report does not print , continue with the next solution. If the self-test prints, then your carriage jam issue is resolved. Connect the USB cable to continue the print job. Step three: Search for more information If you detect another issue, go to the HP Product Support Home Page, and then search for another document that relates to the issue you are experiencing. Solution six: Service the product If you have completed all the preceding steps and are still experiencing a problem, service the product.

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Step one:Clear any paper or carriage path obstructions
Right-click the link below to open a new browser window with specific instructions about how to clear paper jams. When you have completed the instructions for removing a paper jam, return to this point in these instructions to continue resolving a carriage stall. Click here for information on resolving paper jams.
Moving the carriage
With the all-in-one turned on, open the print cartridge access door. The print carriage might try to come to move into the access area. Allow it to move to that position if it does.
Without turning off the all-in-one, disconnect the power cord from the back of the all-in-one. The power cord must be disconnected to allow the parts to be moved by hand and to reset the paper feed mechanism.
Looking in through either the print cartridge access door or the output paper tray, verify that the print cartridges are locked into the carriage and have not come loose. Also verify that there are no obstructions under or around the carriage to block it from moving.
Verify that the print carriage can move freely across the width of the all-in-one by gently pushing the carriage to the left and then to the right. Clear any obstructions found.
You may have to reach through the output paper tray to access the print carriage.
Close the print cartridge access door and reconnect the power cord.
Press the On button to turn on the all-in-one.
Print the self test from the menu to check the functionality of the product by following these steps:
*Press Setup , press 2 , and then press 6 in sequence. (The printer should be in ready mode.)
If the self test printed in the step above, then try to print from the computer to see if the issue is resolved.
* If the issue is resolved , you do not need to continue with the rest of the instructions on this page.
* If the issue is not resolved , continue to the next step.
Step two: Plug the product directly into a wall outlet
Verify that the product is properly connected to a suitable power source by following the instructions below.
Verify that the computer and the all-in-one product have a three-prong power plug.
Remove the product cable from any power strips or surge suppressors, and plug it directly into a grounded (three-prong) wall outlet.
Try the print job again to see if this step resolved the issue.
If the issue is resolved , you do not need to continue with the rest of the instructions on this page.
NOTE:If the product prints when plugged directly into a wall outlet while disconnected from any power strips or surge suppressors, the power strip or surge suppressor may not be allowing sufficient voltage to reach the product.
If the issue is not resolved , continue to the next step.
Step three: Ensure that the control panel faceplate is installed correctly
If the control panel faceplate, or bezel, is incorrectly installed, the product may indicate a false carriage stall or carriage jam error condition. If the product has not been set up before, make sure the control panel faceplate is installed correctly by following the instructions below.
If the control panel faceplate is already installed, and your printer has been working for some time, do not attempt to re-install the faceplate. Press firmly on the faceplate to ensure proper installation of the faceplate adhesive or pins.
NOTE:If the control panel faceplate is already installed, proceed to the next step.
Attach the front panel covers.
Align the faceplate over the buttons on the top of the HP All-in-One.
Figure 1: Aligning the faceplate
Snap the faceplate firmly into place.
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Make sure all the buttons can move freely.
Print the self test from the menu to check the functionality of the product by following these steps:
Press Setup , press 2 , and then press 6 in sequence. (The printer should be in ready mode.)
If the self test printed in the step above, then try to print from the computer to see if the issue is resolved.
If the issue is resolved , you do not need to continue with the rest of the instructions on this page.
If the issue is not resolved , continue to the next step.
Step four: Perform a partial reset
A partial reset will return user settings to factory defaults. On some models, language and country/region settings are also reset. Perform a partial reset of the product by following the instructions below.
With the unit turned on, unplug the power cord from the unit.
NOTE:Do not do a partial reset when the printer is turned off.
Press and hold # and 3 while plugging in the power cord.
When Part.NVM Reset displays, release both buttons. The unit gets reset and comes online.
Print the self test from the menu to check the functionality of the product by following these steps:
Press Setup , press 2 , and then press 6 in sequence. (The printer should be in ready mode.)
If the self test printed in the step above, then try to print from the computer to see if the issue is resolved.
If the issue is resolved , you do not need to continue with the rest of the instructions on this page.
If the issue is not resolved , continue to the next step.
Step five: Remove and re-install the print cartridges
Improper placement or installation of the product's print cartridges can cause the product to indicate a carriage stall error condition. Ensure that the cartridges are installed correctly by following the instructions below.
Turn on the HP Officejet, and open the print-carriage access door.The print carriage will move into the access area.
Figure 3: Opening the print carriage access door
After the carriage stops moving, push down on the top of the print cartridge to release it, and then pull it toward you out of the slot.285fc74.gif
Figure 4: Removing the print cartridge
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1 - Print cartridge slot for the tri-color print cartridge
2 - Print cartridge slot for the black and photo print cartridges
NOTE:It is normal to see ink buildup in the print cartridge slots.
Slide the new print cartridge forward into the empty slot. Then gently push on the upper part of the print cartridge forward until it clicks into the socket.
If you are installing the tri-color print cartridge, slide it into the left slot.
If you are installing a black or photo print cartridge, slide it into the right slot.
Close the print cartridge access door.
Print the self test from the menu to check the functionality of the product by following these steps:
Press Setup , press 2 , and then press 6 in sequence. (The printer should be in ready mode.)
If the self test printed in the step above, then try to print from the computer to see if the issue is resolved.
If the issue is resolved , you do not need to continue with the rest of the instructions on this page.
If the issue is not resolved , continue to the next step.
Step six: Service the printer :- If you have completed all the steps listed above and are still experiencing a problem, service the product.

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Step one:Clear any paper or carriage path obstructions
Right-click the link below to open a new browser window with specific instructions about how to clear paper jams. When you have completed the instructions for removing a paper jam, return to this point in these instructions to continue resolving a carriage stall. Click here for information on resolving paper jams.
Moving the carriage
With the all-in-one turned on, open the print cartridge access door. The print carriage might try to come to move into the access area. Allow it to move to that position if it does.
Without turning off the all-in-one, disconnect the power cord from the back of the all-in-one. The power cord must be disconnected to allow the parts to be moved by hand and to reset the paper feed mechanism.
Looking in through either the print cartridge access door or the output paper tray, verify that the print cartridges are locked into the carriage and have not come loose. Also verify that there are no obstructions under or around the carriage to block it from moving.
Verify that the print carriage can move freely across the width of the all-in-one by gently pushing the carriage to the left and then to the right. Clear any obstructions found.
You may have to reach through the output paper tray to access the print carriage.
Close the print cartridge access door and reconnect the power cord.
Press the On button to turn on the all-in-one.
Print the self test from the menu to check the functionality of the product by following these steps:
*Press Setup , press 2 , and then press 6 in sequence. (The printer should be in ready mode.)
If the self test printed in the step above, then try to print from the computer to see if the issue is resolved.
* If the issue is resolved , you do not need to continue with the rest of the instructions on this page.
* If the issue is not resolved , continue to the next step.
Step two: Plug the product directly into a wall outlet
Verify that the product is properly connected to a suitable power source by following the instructions below.
Verify that the computer and the all-in-one product have a three-prong power plug.
Remove the product cable from any power strips or surge suppressors, and plug it directly into a grounded (three-prong) wall outlet.
Try the print job again to see if this step resolved the issue.
If the issue is resolved , you do not need to continue with the rest of the instructions on this page.
NOTE:If the product prints when plugged directly into a wall outlet while disconnected from any power strips or surge suppressors, the power strip or surge suppressor may not be allowing sufficient voltage to reach the product.
If the issue is not resolved , continue to the next step.
Step three: Ensure that the control panel faceplate is installed correctly
If the control panel faceplate, or bezel, is incorrectly installed, the product may indicate a false carriage stall or carriage jam error condition. If the product has not been set up before, make sure the control panel faceplate is installed correctly by following the instructions below.
If the control panel faceplate is already installed, and your printer has been working for some time, do not attempt to re-install the faceplate. Press firmly on the faceplate to ensure proper installation of the faceplate adhesive or pins.
NOTE:If the control panel faceplate is already installed, proceed to the next step.
Attach the front panel covers.
Align the faceplate over the buttons on the top of the HP All-in-One.
Figure 1: Aligning the faceplate
Snap the faceplate firmly into place.
Figure 2: Attaching the control panel faceplate
Make sure all the buttons can move freely.
Print the self test from the menu to check the functionality of the product by following these steps:
Press Setup , press 2 , and then press 6 in sequence. (The printer should be in ready mode.)
If the self test printed in the step above, then try to print from the computer to see if the issue is resolved.
If the issue is resolved , you do not need to continue with the rest of the instructions on this page.
If the issue is not resolved , continue to the next step.
Step four: Perform a partial reset
A partial reset will return user settings to factory defaults. On some models, language and country/region settings are also reset. Perform a partial reset of the product by following the instructions below.
With the unit turned on, unplug the power cord from the unit.
NOTE:Do not do a partial reset when the printer is turned off.
Press and hold # and 3 while plugging in the power cord.
When Part.NVM Reset displays, release both buttons. The unit gets reset and comes online.
Print the self test from the menu to check the functionality of the product by following these steps:
Press Setup , press 2 , and then press 6 in sequence. (The printer should be in ready mode.)
If the self test printed in the step above, then try to print from the computer to see if the issue is resolved.
If the issue is resolved , you do not need to continue with the rest of the instructions on this page.
If the issue is not resolved , continue to the next step.
Step five: Remove and re-install the print cartridges
Improper placement or installation of the product's print cartridges can cause the product to indicate a carriage stall error condition. Ensure that the cartridges are installed correctly by following the instructions below.
Turn on the HP Officejet, and open the print-carriage access door.The print carriage will move into the access area.
Figure 3: Opening the print carriage access door
After the carriage stops moving, push down on the top of the print cartridge to release it, and then pull it toward you out of the slot.
Figure 4: Removing the print cartridge
1 - Print cartridge slot for the tri-color print cartridge
2 - Print cartridge slot for the black and photo print cartridges
NOTE:It is normal to see ink buildup in the print cartridge slots.
Slide the new print cartridge forward into the empty slot. Then gently push on the upper part of the print cartridge forward until it clicks into the socket.
If you are installing the tri-color print cartridge, slide it into the left slot.
If you are installing a black or photo print cartridge, slide it into the right slot.
Close the print cartridge access door.
Print the self test from the menu to check the functionality of the product by following these steps:
Press Setup , press 2 , and then press 6 in sequence. (The printer should be in ready mode.)
If the self test printed in the step above, then try to print from the computer to see if the issue is resolved.
If the issue is resolved , you do not need to continue with the rest of the instructions on this page.
If the issue is not resolved , continue to the next step.
Step six: Service the printer :- If you have completed all the steps listed above and are still experiencing a problem, service the product.

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