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How to change the ink cartridge on an Epson D88 printer?

I have tried pressing the ink button and the on/off button together for a sufficient time but although the cartridge container moves to left an right several times it doesn't end up in the right place to remove the cartridge.

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  • disagooner1 Feb 03, 2009

    I am not sure what i am doing - i have brought a new cartridge - but not sure how to remove old one and put new one in

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To change a cartridge the old one needs to be registering as empty.

Press the ink button and the carriage unit will move to the pointer which indicates which cartridge is empty. Press the ink button again and it will move to the exchange position.

You only need to press, rather than hold the button down as holding it down will run a cleaning cycle which is best avoided unless required.

If the cartridge is not registering as empty you can try this approach:

Turn the printer on, wait for the printhead to move off the parking pad and then pull the power cord out the back of the printer (or just turn it off at the socket). You should then be able to move the printhead manually to the exchange position and change your cartridges over. Once you're done just plug and turn the printer back on and hopefully you should be good to go.

Hope that helps.

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