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Epson c66 ink and paper lights flashing alternately - nothing else happens.

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    Lights falsh alternately but printer is dead

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Turn the printer off. Open up the cover and check for any obstructions inside the printer. Double check if the ink cartridges are properly plugged in and the tray cover is closed. Turn the printer back on. If you still see the error message, it means that you are having a hardware issue. Then try to contact Epson Technical Support.

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