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The printer tells me all the ink cartridges are empty and refuses to print. All the cartridges have ink and are inserted properly Tells me 2 cartridges are empty; after replacing those, it still says empty.  Next I replaced each and every one with new Epson ink cartridge with same results.  I cannot get to place where I might check to see if clogging is a problem because it just keeps telling me those cartridges are empty. Thanks,Jo-Ann

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Re: The printer tells me all the ink cartridges are empty...

Hi Blackburn,

Get you some rubbing alcohol and Q-tips. Disconnect the power from the printer and remove the Ink Cartridges. Using the q-tips and soak them with the alcohol. Clean the electrical connections in each of the cartridge ports. You might go through several Q-tips before geting them cleaned up good. If necessary use Finger nail polish remover instead of Alcohol to get any contaminants off of the connections. Test a site with the fingernail polish remover first before dabbing it all over. I am afraid that it may eat up the electrical connections.

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