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My epson r220 printer is printing yellow horizontal lines across the paper why!!!

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    my two red lights are flashing on my epson r220 printer can anyone helo me please

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It maybe because your printers nozzle might be dirty. try to perform some cleaning cycles about 3 would be more effective......

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