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Epson lq 2090 matrix printer

My printer does not stay in the right position it is always moving down the paper.....Im printing on pre printed forms and the print doesnt stay in the boxes

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  • azoudmounir Nov 20, 2008

    how to instal it?



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This may be a mechanical problem- perhaps the belt which pulls the printhead back and forth is slipping a cog tooth in the drive mechanism. Check this belt for proper tension, and that the cogs are in good condition.

There is also a home sensor located at the left-hand side of the printhead movement area which sets the home position of the head, and from this, the start of printing is determined. If this home position sensor is defective, this will cause problems. One certain Epsons, this sensor was a switch, and this would become erratic.

These are possibilities to check...

Posted on Feb 01, 2008

  • Merwyn Bolles
    Merwyn Bolles Feb 01, 2008

    Oh, first! the guide bar on which the printhead rides might need cleaning and relube. Use some light machine oil (like 3 in one, or Singer sewing machine oil). Use a small cloth, tissue paper, paper towel to clean the bar prior to oiling.

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