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Can't print Both red lights keep flashing. I've tried everything, turning off, unpluggung, taking paper out, blowing out with canned air. As soon as I turned printer back on, they start flashing again. HELP..............

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  • Anonymous Mar 06, 2009

    will not print

  • Gerry Millward
    Gerry Millward May 11, 2010

    VERTIFILITE_5 can you have a look at this:

    http://files.support.epson.com/htmldocs/...

    and confirm which of the two flashing cases you have. I can then be of help.

    BOBDOYLE

    I think I am dealing with your problem on another post - if not let me know what's different about this one.


  • bobdoyle May 11, 2010

    No flashing. The left red light is on steady.

  • bobdoyle May 11, 2010

    Thanks. I'm pretty sure I am out of ink but don't want to replace all to discover problem. Printer will not print anything if one cartridge is empty. There is no on screen help window to show empty cartridge.

  • Gerry Millward
    Gerry Millward May 11, 2010

    Have a look at your handbook to see what this means. Are both lights flashing in unison or alternately? Report back.

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Hi bobdoyle - sorry to be slow responding to your above comments, for some reason Fixya didn't notify me of them. The Status Monitor shows you which cartridge is empty - see the manual link above and click on "Replacing an Ink Cartridge". Let me know if you need further help on this.

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