Question about Epson Stylus CX5400 All-In-One InkJet Printer
I changed ink cartridges ..now it won't print. If ink dried in the nozzles, is it possible to access them to clean/flush ? ( repeated head cleaning and nozzle checks do nothing but deplete the rather costly ink supply)
I couldnt find anything that would work on my printer so in desperation I tried the cleaning seven times...lo and behold..,success
Posted on Jun 11, 2008
Blank pages and bad print are not the same problem. Regarding costly ink, a epson printer tech told me once that the secrete to cleaning a bad print head was to run deep clean 7 times in a row and then a head test and it has worked for me several times on other printers (not an expert here, just personal experience).
Additional note, I have seen both cleaning chemicals and cleaning cartridges on the web, example, searching google for one for my printer I would search for cc-bci-6c which is for a canon cyan cleaning cartridge. Don't know if they work but in case it helps.. good luck.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Try to do the Deep Clean Printhead function on your printer to force ink through the nozzles and clean possible clogs and dirt.
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