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Epson c42ux cartidge stuck, won't feed

The printer was working fine until i changed the black ink cartridge. now the ink cartridges move in short jerks to the left until they hit the end and start banging, then go back to the right. when i turn on the printer the cartridges move a little bit but don't reset themselves. Also the paper only feeds the first inch or two and then stops. Any idea what to do? I just bought a new ink so I don't want to trash my printer.

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  • Gerry Millward
    Gerry Millward May 11, 2010

    Can you explain the behaviour more clearly - you say for example that the printhead bangs on the left, yet when you switch on it only moves a little, and that the paper feeds the first inch or two then stops - it shouldn't feed at all when you switch on.

    Can you start with a description of what happens when you switch on. What movement of print head and paper takes place, and when this initial movement stops, what lights are lit or flashing. Can you then give the same information when you try to print a page.


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