I replaced both cartridges. Suddenly there are blank lines and it sounds like the paper isn't feeding properly. I did all the fixes in the manual to no avail. In addition to the first page, there is still some left over which gets printed (poorly) onto an additional page.
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Re: Blank lines and doesn't feed properly
Please clean the print nozzles :
Hold the cartridge upside down, with the bar-code label facing you and take a damp paper towel.
Use the towel to wipe the printhead of the cartridge on the
bottom (where the ink comes out). Wipe the printhead horizontally in
one direction only (left to right).
Continue doing this until it looks clean.
Then dab the cartridge on the towel to make sure the ink is flowing.
Next, look inside the printer and locate the carrier that holds ink cartridges. Caution: Make sure the cartridges are not installed at this point.
Look for a shiny piece of metal underneath the contacts at the back of the carrier.
Take a damp cotton swab (use water only!) and wipe along the bottom of the shiny metal piece. Note: You may need more than one swab.
If the paper is lodged too far into the printer and can't be removed:
Press the power button to turn the printer off.
Pull firmly on the paper to remove it. If you can't reach the
paper because it is too far in, raise the front cover and remove the
paper from the front of the printer.
Close the front cover.
Press the power button to turn the printer back on.
Resend your document to print.
The paper is a recommended paper for inkjet printers.
You do not force the paper down into the printer when you load
it. For example, if you are loading letter or A4 size paper, the top
edge of the paper should extend above the top of the sheet feeder.
The printer is on a flat, level surface.
The left paper guide is against the side of the paper.
You do not load too much paper in the sheet feeder. Depending
on the thickness of your paper, the sheet feeder can hold up to 100
sheets of paper.
The left paper guide does not cause the paper to bend in the sheet feeder.
Your printer feeds regular paper as expected. If regular paper
feeds without causing problems, load the envelopes vertically against
the right side of the sheet feeder. Make sure the paper guide is
against the side of the envelopes.
Envelopes or the appropriate specialty papers are selected in the printer driver.
You are using a paper or envelope size supported by your printer.
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Solved: I can hear it printing, but the paper is blank when it's finished. ... Mark as New; Bookmark; Subscribe; Subscribe to RSS Feed · Highlight · Print · Report ... green checks say every thing is good to go, but the test print comes out blank,. ... Reinstall the cartridges into the product, and then gently close the cartridge door.
I'm not familiar with the Epson Stylus printers, but I'm going to hazard a guess. If the paper does not move at all, the paper pickup feed mechanism is at fault. One of two methods is used to pick up the sheet. Either the front lower portion of the tray is lifted up to force the top sheet into the feed roller, or the feed roller is connected to a drop-swivel to drop the feed roller onto the top sheet of paper. You'll need to look carefully at the feed mechanism to determine if a gear or clutch is failing. If the paper moves into the machine about 1/2 inch and then stops, either the first paper feed roller past the pickup roller may be at fault. Also check to see if the paper sensor between the paper pickup roller and the first feed roller is working properly.
If this started after cartridge was replaced, then it is probably defective.
Take the cartridge out and take a look at the print head. Clean the print head. Put the cartridge back in Try and feed paper (not printing anything on it, if you can not get it to just feed paper, print a blank page) and see if it still has lines. If so, you are probably going to have to clean ink from inside the paper feed area. If not, try using it for a while and if it starts again, get a replacement cartridge. You might want to save some of the bad prints to show the clerk and try to get the new cartridge under warranty.
see the cartridge do is good installed. Remove the cartridge and putt it again. If the problem do not go away please try with other cartridge. Or if the printer is ink-jet printer and you have not used it for some time than the ink can be stuck
hi!!!! my diagnose to that problem, maybe the cartridge was damage when you remove it from the printer, because the cartridge is so sensitive when it is not proper remove or installed in the printer.Try to put another cartridge if it is work therefore your cartridge was defective.
Step1 If you're setting up the printer or changing the toner or ink cartridge for the first time, double-check the instructions to make sure that you installed the cartridge correctly and, for new printers, that you have removed all the pieces of cardboard or plastic packing material. Step 2 Check to see whether paper is feeding from the paper tray. If it's not leaving the tray at all, try feeding a page manually (if that's an option) or using a different paper tray. Sometimes a problem with the tray can be traced to a broken spring or a piece of plastic. Step 3 If paper is feeding from the tray but jamming in the printer, examine where the jam is occurring and then inspect the printer carefully to see if you can find what is causing the problem. A piece of paper, for instance, might be blocking the paper path. Step 4 If paper is feeding through the printer but coming out blank, check to see whether the printer is out of toner or ink. A defective toner or ink cartridge could be the problem.