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Printer cartridges Hi: When I turn on my EPSON Stylus C42UX printer, the cartridges move to the right and then just keep "banging" there - will not stop until I turn it off or disconnect the power source??? HELP!

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  • Anonymous Jun 07, 2008

    Wow, thanks! I had the same problem and searched around for a while before I finally found the white plastic part that was sticking up. It was to the far right and I pushed it down with my finger. That solved the problem of the ink cartridge continually banging against the right side. Wonderful!


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Hi:

I solved this problem; there was a white plastic "piece" stuck upwards and all I did was push it back down. Now the cartridges are able to go all the way to the right and the printer is working properly. Looks like I need to replace the cartridges now, that's all.

Thanks.

Lori

Posted on Feb 19, 2008

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