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Epson Photo R220 carriage mechanical problem

We got a new R220 through a purchase over the internet. When we tried to load the ink cartridges, the carriage moved to the left and would not return to the load position. Is there any hope of repairing this mechanical problem? Do not want a different printer, just want to get this one fixed.

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Re: Epson Photo R220 carriage mechanical problem - Epson Stylus Photo R220 InkJet Printer Printers & Copiers

Press ink reload botton for about 10 second.

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* Green Power light flashes- The printer is receiving a print job, replacing an ink cartridge, charging ink, or cleaning the print head.
* RED paper light is On- If the CD/DVD try guide is open, close the CD/DVD tray guide, load paper, then press the paper button. Your paper ran out or multiple sheets loaded at the same time . Load paper and press the paper butoon to resume printing.
* RED paper light flashes- Paper is jammed in the printer. Press the paper button to eject the jammed paper. If the light is still flashing , open the cover and remove all paper, including any jammed or torn pieces. Then reload paper and press the paper button to continue printing.
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Is this a full new Epson brand ink cartridge? Or did you get it for a few dollars online from someone who told you it was full? It may very well have ink in it but those cartridges have small kill chips on them that need to be reset. I would go back to whoever you purchased it from and have it taken care of.

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My Epson stylus Photo R220 has 4 new color cartridges that does not print in color prints. Have tried cleaning head etc. What else can I do?

Hello, In Purchasing Epson's CX 5400, CX4600, & CX7400 and more, I found out that Epson does not like Generic Printer Cartridges. That sounds like your problem. Also in Purchasing the Brother's . Color that should be Yellow, will turn out Green, etc. These printers have a chip, that will detect if it is Generic or Genunie. When Generic Cartridges, it will print lines thru the words, stripes across the picture and also do a mix match with the colors.

That's what these Companies do., so they can keep selling the ink cartridges. Some Printers, are able to use Generic, but you have to fill them up yourself and I heard, quite MESSY.

So I learned, thru trial and error, that you must use the ORIGINAL Genuine Cartridges for the PRINTERS. I had to replace the printer, but Epson, Lexmark & Brothers are always on sale. My Brother & Epson cost me $50.00 with Rebate. Don’t waste too much ink in cleaning it.

This is the only advice I can give you. If you find this helpful, pls rate me.

Thanks and Good Luck :0)

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try checking if you still have ink, if theres no ink better refill it or purchase a brank new ink cartridge,

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Hi, I have an Epson R220 printer and I have tried 2 sets of ink cartridges and they are not recognised, any help to solve this would be truly appreciated. Thanks.

Try to install cartridg at other same type printer. If it's ok, the problem is in printer.
1. Check contactor at chip and at head carriage.
2. check the wiring of head.
3. check board of printer.

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You have submitted this problem in the Epson R220 area - it is unlikely to produce a response here. Try again putting it in the HP 990 area.

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