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Epson stylus R 310 "general error" message

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I have just got my printer back after having the waste ink pads replaced, I did print 1 CD label & then colour bad on next so I replaced with Epson cartridges & printed another 12 or so, next day I changed cartridges to generic as didn't need best ink.  Tried to do CD's - the tray kept ejecting with message "not set correctly - reload & press maintenance button"  - I then tried to print on paper but the paper fed in & then I got message "paper jam etc.  Tried all I could think of, turned off & on numerous times, checked all - next got General Error,  told by friend  to hold power/maintenance/stop & get LCD screen message -

CLEAR WASTE INK CTR.

FINISHED
TURN OFF
PRINTER POWER

Also have removed far left ink pad, washed/dried/replaced

Hope you can help,
regards
Darrell

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Those generic refills are not worth i, plus they may void the warranty. Try removing them and cleaning the little circuit board sensor. Make sure leaked ink hasnt covered them.

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