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Need to clean waste ink pad on epson r265 printer

Two red lights flashing and i need to clean out waste ink pad i think. how do i do that?

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You need to remove the Paper support tray, printer cover front cover usb housing and right and left housing then remove the waste ink tray inside the tray you will find about 12 pads that need taking out you can just replace them with new ones or wash and dry them and re-install them the latter is very messy then refitt everything and then you will need the service utility to restet the printer If you need further help email me at drummerboy36uK@yahoo.com or try me on msn messenger using thedrummerboy53@hotmail.com

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There are 2 parts to this. You need to remove the top housing and replace the ink pad with a new one. Then you need to reset the printer so it knows you've done this, with a special program. A program called SSC will reset the counter, but beware, if you dont replace the pad it may overflow and leak onto your desk with ink. A company called pudsey computers www.pudseycomputers.co.uk i know they do this for you and charge around 30 odd quid, or your nearest express centre will reset the printer counter

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Photo walk through here shows how to access waste pads

http://www.inkrepublic.com/KnowledgeBase/R260WasteInk.asp?C=0

Also shows how to replace with a bottle to collect waste ink

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If the lights are flashing alternately and slowly (with the power light off), then the waste ink absorbers are full.

The pads are near the bottom of the printer and can either be replaced (call the service department for the parts) or rinsed clean under running water. The hard part is usually extracting them (you need to disassemble the printer most of the time). Then (if reusing the pads, wait until they are dry) reinstall them and reset the waste ink counter. The reset requires a program such as the one available here: http://inkjetprinterhelp.us/epsonSSC.html . Do not run this utility until the pads are replaced, the ink will smear everywhere. Epson used to have a link for their own reset tool but I do not see it for this printer.

However, the printer is designed that under normally usage, the waste ink absorber will be full at the expected end of life of the printer. Thus additional failures may be coming.

I hope this helps.

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Photo walk through here shows how to access waste pads

http://www.inkrepublic.com/KnowledgeBase/R260WasteInk.asp?C=0

Also shows how to replace with a bottle to collect waste ink

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When you get the message service required it usually relates to a warning that your waste ink pads are nearly full and requires you to take the printer to an Epson service centre for repair
You need to have your waste ink pads replaced You may soon find that you will get two red alternating lights flashing this means your printer is locked and unuseable and after replacing the ink pads you will need to reset the printer using software need any more help email me on drummerboy36uk@yahoo.com

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Two flashing lights means that you have a problem with your waste ink pads being full you normally get a warning first to say you need to have it serviced then your computer gets locked out
You need to replace your waste ink pads to do this you can either
take it to an epson service agent which will cost in the region of £50 or try doing it yourself when you have finished replecing your ink pads you need the printer resetting to do this you need a reset program you can find these free on the internet
If you need any help email me on drummerboy36uk@yahoo.com or throughmsn on thedrummerboy53@hotmail.com

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ok the only website you will need to sort out your problems on flashing lights - I kinda liked them when i switched my room lights off. anywayz here's the site:

http://www.eserviceinfo.com/index.php?what=search2&searchstring=EPSON+RX420-425-430

under the heading 'file' you shall find your program (R265 RESET.rar). click on it then another page shall load, go right down to the bottom it will say Download >> To download the file, please, click here ! << Download help.gif

well there you go the direct link to download the program no need to go through the website.

Over and Out guys.

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