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Epson C48 inkjet printer flashing lights

When i was printing the paper pick up, picked up all the paper in printer then proceeded to print causing it to jam.

now all I get is the red and green lights flashing altenately and not doing anything

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  • Anonymous Feb 08, 2008

    Same problem Red & Green lights flash alternatly. Wont do anything

  • Anonymous Mar 08, 2008

    Same problem. red and grean lights flasshing.

  • combine Mar 18, 2008

    flashing

  • Anonymous May 17, 2008

    my printer doesnt pick up the paper and it tells me there isnt any there when there is

  • Bazzamataz May 25, 2008

    I have the same problem, the green and red lights flashing alternately. Eposon tell me that it's some component tht collects ink fron startup when a little is squirted from the head. It needs to be taken to a service centre who will charge for the component to be fixed or, alterntely, I can spend about the same amount (£40) on a new printer and no I cannot be told how to do this myself "for healthand safety reasons!* This is outrageous!. A perfectly functional printer will now be thrown into a landfil because Messrs Epson design their printer with and end of life designed into it!. They should design a produyct that facilitates customers servicing it!.

    Any potential Epson customers be warned!!

  • poowanabee May 30, 2008

    red and green lights are flashing

  • Anonymous Jun 02, 2008

    l'epson C48 imprimante à jet d'encre feux clignotants problème

  • sandyluke Jun 03, 2008

    my paper started jamming it makes a juddering noise then both green and red lights stay on

  • Anonymous Jun 15, 2008

    I have the same problem.I switched the computer/printer on as usual but all i get is flashing green/red lights with no 'movement' at all....i have tried to press the two buttons on the printer in all sorts of sequences to no effect at all.The carriage does not even begin to move...if it did I might try changing/removing/cleaning one or both of the cartridges...I cannot do this either !

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I can tell you how to fix this if anyone is interested - report back if so.

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  • duncan mcintosh Oct 24, 2011

    can you please tell me how to do it my email address is amfmech2003@yahoo.com thanks

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The flashing lights are a "Maintenance request error" or a "Fatal error". Most of the time it is a "Maintenance request error" which means the waste ink pads need to be serviced. You can reset the waste ink counter but the ink pads will need to be serviced at some point.

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