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During printing, on the right side of the paper having line on its letters & numbers, how do i fix it?

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Hi there, you do have a ribbon cable problem, the white strip wire which is connected to the head of the printer. repalce the ribbon head cable and add some cleaning and lubrication on your printer machine. ty

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I have a problem with my print head of epson LX-300 i have disassemble all of the components of the print head with the needle have been disassembled is there anyone can help me how to return it into its original so hard because it contain small parts.

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Learn to troubleshoot Epson Printer Slow-to-Print Problem as not all printers are created equal. Print speed may vary depending on system configuration, print mode and document complexity. Processing time on the computer system is not included in the print speed. The several factors where printing is slow are mentioned below:
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1. Make sure the printer is turned on but not printing.

NOTE: You cannot clean the print head if the any of the cartridges are expended. Replace the appropriate ink cartridge before proceeding.

2. Load letter size paper.

3. Click on START.

For Windows 95/98/ME: Click SETTINGS, PRINTERS, then right click on the EPSON STYLUS PRINTER ICON. Select PROPERTIES from the drop-down menu. Proceed to Step 4.

For Windows 2000: Click SETTINGS, PRINTERS, then right click on the EPSON STYLUS PRINTER ICON. Select PRINTING PREFERENCES from the drop-down menu. Proceed to Step 4.

For Windows XP: Click CONTROL PANEL, PRINTERS AND FAXES. Right click your EPSON STYLUS PRINTER ICON. Select PRINTING PREFERENCES from the drop-down menu. If this icon is not showing, select VIEW INSTALLED PRINTERS. Then right click the EPSON STYLUS PRINTER ICON. Select PRINTING PREFERENCES from the drop-down menu. Proceed to Step 4.

For Windows Vista: Click CONTROL PANEL, HARDWARE AND SOUND then PRINTERS. Note: these steps may vary depending on how Vista is setup. Right click on the EPSON STYLUS PRINTER ICON. Select PRINTING PREFERENCES from the drop-down menu. Proceed to Step 4.

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5. Follow the instructions on the screen to clean the print head. Cleaning takes about 30 seconds, during which time the printer makes some noise and the power light flashes. Never turn off the printer while the power light is flashing, unless the printer has not moved or made noise for more than 5 minutes.

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