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Red lines keep printing through all text of my print-outs. I've tried everything suggested in the manual such as cleaning and alignment an I still get red lines wherever there is text.

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Re: Red lines keep printing through all text of my...

There is a spong that catches the ink when doing a head clean. I took some Q tips t soak up some of the ink from within the spong. Try to clean as much as you can from the spong. Even use a soft rag iif possible. You also may have to change the brand of ink that is being used.

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Re: C84 I'm using generic ink, but the red
By mclamemo on Nov 12, 2009 re: C84 I'm using generic ink, but the red doesn't work at all. I've done all the printer cleaning programs and swabbed inside the printer with alcohol, and re-inserted the cartridge multiple times. it still doesn't print at all.

Also now even the black every few lines prints the top half of the line or the bottom half of the line, or its smeared, etc...


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posted on Nov 12, 2009

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I have learned from experience, that Epson does not like generic ink. You must use Epson Genuine Cartridges. Hopefully, you haven't screwed up the printer, like I did. I did try cleaning the heads and doing everything possible. Use 2 cartridges of ech set, for cleaning, cleaning, cleaning. ......But Nothing.
Had to go out and purchase a new printer.;
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" Thank you. Called Epson also and they didn't say it as directly, but advised real Epson ink too. Hope I didn't kill the printer! Generic ink for sale " - mclamemo

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