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Epson cx11nf printing problem

Hello, all my printouts are faint down one edge. I have done a "Epson test print for colour laser printers" and it shows all colours including black are affected.
I can scan the printout and send it to someone if need be.
PS I have changed the pcu but it made little difference.

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  • Anonymous Jul 14, 2008

    Our printer does the same thing. We have rebooted the printer and tried to get it to calibrate. But, it seems to keep doing it.  Big problem.. very expensive boat anchor. 

  • Anonymous Aug 25, 2008


    I have this same problem. I have done the head cleaner slide, and it still is effected.

    It will abruptley change color as in printing from red to yellows. Seems that yellow is controling the far right of my pages....

  • Anonymous Sep 03, 2008

    I just tried solution # 1...or at least I would like to. I found the tab where you said it is, but there is no handle! Solution # 2???

  • furniture32 Sep 03, 2008

    I had the same problem. I was a little confused about how to clean the print head, but it worked for me also. You won't see the handle at first when you open the little door on the side of the printer. You also have to open cover "A" and pull a little lever forward to reveal the head cleaner handle. I found the instructions at the following link:

  • Anonymous Dec 13, 2008

    This only works for about 5 or 6 pages and then it starts again... Help!!



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The problem occure when you replace the toner cartridge. It is very easy to damage the surface on the drum that are tightening against the cartridge. It happens when you make the last twist on the handle on the cartridge. After this damage the toner are leaking out on the print head. As I see it´s a bad construction from the start by Epson.

Posted on Jan 12, 2010


On the right hand side of the printer towards the back, but on the right hand portion of the printer there is a tab you can open it is about 3/4 inch wide and 2 inches long. After you pop the tab off, there is a handle. Pull the handle out SLOWLY all the way. This will wipe off the printing head like a windshield wiper. Insert the handle back in slowly, and whallah!!!

Fixed me real good!!!

Posted on Jul 25, 2008


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