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Problem with One Color (Yellow) not printing on Epson R280

After I ran out of the Yellow color on my Epson R280, I replaced it with a new OEM yellow catridge, and the printer status shows Yellow catridge is now full. However, that color is missing in the prints. I took the catridge out and see that the ink outlet seal sure is punched, and can even see some yellow ink on the brim. I was going to do print head cleaning, but the user guide suggested to avoid wasting ink, first do nozzle check pattern printing, and use head cleaning only if there are gaps in the pattern printed. When I tried the Nozzle check, sure enough all the other color patterns printed picture perfect without any gaps, while the Yellow one did not even print a single dot. Given that, I appreciate if someone can share their expertise on what would be the next best thing to trouble shoot/resolve the issue...

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  • eknetizen Apr 23, 2009

    Thanks swan34, but I think the catridge replacement procedure was followed correctly. I ended up solving the problem with my Yellow catridge by using the head clean, however, ofcourse that process lead to wasting ink in other catridges, I actually had couple that are nearing the end (just entering the warning stage), and after the head clean procedure one of them ran out completely and had to be replaced immediately, while the other is almost bottomed out. I sure was glad the yellow worked with just one head clean attempt.

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Hello sir; Why don't try to press "resume" key before you print.

Posted on Apr 17, 2009

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Check the following information..........
http://www.fixyourownprinter.com/forums/printer/68130#2
Hope this helps you.

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Whenever your ink shows warning don't wait till in runs out before replacing it or the clogging problem will occur. also, make sure to do a print atleast every 3days to avoid it. leaving it not working for a long time is not advisable. i actually thought that the ink on the printing head dries up causing this problem.

if you think epson printers are exensive due to how fast it uses its ink, try CIS(Continuous Ink Supply). very cheap. you can print all day without worrying how much your ink costs.

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I am a long time Epson user, and I cannot express accurately how frustrated I am with the R280. I bought it just for doing mailing labels (read: black ink only) yet it used ALL colors at virtually the same rate. I printed a couple of low-rez Google maps in color, but for 95% of my printer use, I have the settings for BLACK ONLY.

When my black ink ran out, due to the others being so low, it cost me over $100 to get it running again: I had to replace all the inks -- and not at the same time... each ink color had a different amount left, so I ended up making 4 trips to the ink store, becasue by the time one color got replaced, the cleaning/start-up process would empty my other not-so-near-empty cartridges.

AAAAARGH!

Posted on Jul 13, 2009

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SOURCE: Epson 9600 suddendly stopped printing yellow

It's NOT a cartridge if this works... I had a similar problem with a 9600 I bought on eBay that had been inoperable over 18 months. Three colors would NOT clear up after multiple power cleanings. Epson support politely solved the issue at no charge on the phone... he had me drop a few drops of warm water on the pad the printhead rests on when not printing. You have to move the printhead to the left to do that by moving up the little lever near the cutter. The pad is easier to reach with a long eye dropper. I used very warm water- not boiling. I replaced the printhead over the warm water pad for an hour. Then I repeated the process and let it be for another 60 minutes. Then I did a nozzle check and what was gummed up yellow, cyan, and magenta nozzles became clear and it's worked fine since. Good luck!

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SOURCE: epson CX3650 printing gaps

Remove ink cartridges one by one and put it back in. If same thing happens, try to do head cleaning and nozzle checks consecutively from the computer.

Start -> Control Panel -> Printers & Faxes (Windows XP) / Printers (Windows Vista) -> Printer Icon (right click) -> Printing Preferences -> Maintenance

You should be able to see nozzle check, click it and follow the prompt. Line patterns that corresponds to the colors of the ink cartridges would be printed. If breaks on the patterns appear, continue with head cleaning. Try to do this about 3 times until all patterns are complete.

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