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R1800 printer problem

Under normal printing 8 1/2 X 11, I have no problem.  When choosing smaller print sizes epsecially borderless prints or best photo both the red lights for ink and paper start flashing, the green light goes out and the printer screen reads "paper jam" although there is no paper jam and media is loaded properly.  Also if I attempt to print on a CD/DVD the printer feeds it in partially, the printer head goes back and forth a couple of times and then the printer kicks the CD/DVD back out.  This doesn't seem to be a coiunter problem.  The printer is about 2 years old and has printed about 5 thousand sheets.  Any solutions?

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Re: R1800 printer problem

I fixed the problem, the PW and Ink Mark sensors needed cleaning. I was able to access and remove both sensors after removing the printer housing, and moving the print head to the far left. There's enough space to unscrew the cover for the sensors, and unplug them with needle nose pliers and a couple fingers, clean them both, dry them, re-install, etc.. all is well now after some re-alignment procedures with the epson factory service program.

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Re: R1800 printer problem

This is a Hardware issue, you need to contact Epson technical support so that they can give you options for your printer.

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