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Printer flashing E with all lights flashing

I have little knowladge of computers but tried to reset counter after getting message saying service required. did it wrong and now have this problem. can you help

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Uninstall ur printer from ur pc ( add/remove progrm on ur control panel ) and remove all wires linking to ur printer including power
if u have a disc reinstall printer and follow instruction.......dont plug any cables or connections until u will be ask by the wizzard

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It sounds like your printer has reached what is often called the "service required" stage...

To solve this you need to handle two things.

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2. Replace the waste ink pads OR redirect your waste ink flow to an external tank

It's important to note that Epson will encourage you to do a waste pad replacement through one of their service centers, but if you're out of warranty this will cost a significant amount of money (approx: $100 - 200)


To solve these as a DIY you can do the following:

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2. Redirecting waste ink to an external container.
This is something I'd heartily recommend instead of trying to change the waste pads yourself... It's simple enough to do and a little googling using keywords "Epson R2400 waste ink tank" should get you all the info you need.

There are simple kits available that offer everything you need or you can easily go for a DIY with bits you have to hand.


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