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Epson 1280 Solid red mainteance light

Hi. Just purchased this printer second hand, was apparently working before shipping. When I connected the printer the ink carriage moved 1/2" and then solid red maintenance light came on. There is nothing jammed in the printer. Now ink carriage is stuck at the far left hand side. Any suggestions?

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Is iot on the position where you can install the ink cartridge? try turning it off and unplug it from power supply then after 10mins replug and turn it back on. keep me posted, but if it will do the same thing chances are there is something wrong with the belts on it, better have it fix or have it check. Thanks for using fixya!!

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Fix 'Carriage Jam' : Open Door, clear carriage jam,
and then press OK to continue' error message
Turn off the printer and open it to see where the paper is stuck.
Manually move the carriage toward the opposite side.
Check the paper path and remove any piece of paper or any other object that is stuck in the path.
Reconnect the power cord and turn on the printer.
http://www.fixya.com/support/t5005876-epson_stylus

Posted on Oct 04, 2010

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