Question about Epson Stylus C84 InkJet Printer
The printer has not been used for about 5 years and it has been used very little. all new ink tanks have been installed. what can i do
Providing you're SURE the yellow cartridge is good and properly installed (you did remove the yellow plastic strip from it didn't you), there is little doubt the yellow print nozzles are blocked with dried ink (after 5 years, I'm amazed they all aren't). Try up to 4 cleaning cycles and nozzle prints, if you haven't already. If there's any sign of yellow on the paper after this, leave for 24 hours and try again. Repeat this clean cycle - it could take a while to get it perfect.
If you still get no yellow after a couple of the above processes, you can try soaking the print heads for 24 hours (or more), as follows. Turn the printer on, and as soon as the print head moves out of its parking position, pull the power cord out of the back, or turn the printer off at the mains. You may now carefully move the print head by hand over to the left hand side out of the way. Look inside the print head parking area on the right and you will see a small rubber cup that comes up to cover the print nozzles when the head is parked (to stop it drying out). Use a syringe or dropper to fill this cup with head cleaning fluid or distilled water. DO NOT USE TAP WATER. Carefully push the print head by hand fully
into its parking position so that the cup full of fluid comes up over the print head. Do not turn the printer on at any stage in this process. Leave this for at least 24 hours, then turn the printer on and try a head clean/nozzle check again. If nothing, repeat the process once more. If still nothing, post a new comment detailing
what you have done and the results.
Posted on Mar 09, 2009
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