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In the maintenance section Inkjet Cartridge Repacement does not work. The cartridge does not move into position to be replaced.

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Does it make a grinding noise when you change the button to replace the ink? As if it is trying to move the cartridge holder to a position where you can replace the ink?

If the cartridge holder has like a lock to keep the ink cartridges in place, try to use a flat object that you may insert to push it down.

One or two things- you may have not close that ink latch properly so it won't move, or the mechanism for printer is damaged.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2011

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For pictures to go with the steps, see http://support2.epson.net/manuals/english/ij/stylusc43/REF_G/INK_1.HTM .

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carrierstall.jpg
Figure 1: Open Ink Cartridge Lids

Reseat the Ink Cartridges and Make Sure the Lids Are in Place
  1. Make sure the printer is turned on.
  2. Lift the printer's front cover.

    new_note.jpg Note: The ink cartridge should be in the up/loading position unless the printer is busy.
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  6. Close the printer's front cover.
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  8. Press Select.
new_note.jpg Note: For more information about reseating ink cartridges, refer to the Maintenance or Ink Cartridge Maintenance section in the Online User's Guide.

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» Reposition the Encoder Strip
  1. Remove the power cord from the printer.
  2. Lift the scanner unit to expose the inside, where the printer cartridges are located.
  3. Gently slide the ink cartridge carrier to the middle of the printer.
  4. Gently move the top part of the printer belt to the right.
  5. Using an index finger, gently push encoder strip (Figure 1) down and then back up, to get it back into the slot located on the back of the ink cartridge carrier.

    968_encoder_left.jpg
    Figure 1: Inkjet Printer Encoder Strip

  6. Gently press the strip first to the rear, and then forward, to ensure that it is seated correctly.
  7. Manually move the ink cartridge carrier to the left, then to the right, to check the positioning of the encoder strip.
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carrierstall.jpg
Figure 1: Open Ink Cartridge Lids
Back to Top
» Reseat the Ink Cartridges and Make Sure the Lids Are in Place
  1. Make sure the printer is turned on.

  2. Lift the printer's front cover.

    new_note.jpg Note: The ink cartridge should be in the up/loading position unless the printer is busy.
  1. Squeeze the tabs on the cartridge lids and lift the cartridge lids up. The cartridge pops up when the lid is fully lifted.

  2. Remove the cartridges.

  3. Make sure that all of the protective tape has been removed from the contacts on the ink cartridge.

  4. Replace the cartridges.

  5. Snap the lids closed.

  6. Close the printer's front cover.

  7. When prompted on the printer's LCD to choose New or Old, choose Old.

  8. Press Select.
new_note.jpg Note: For more information about reseating ink cartridges, refer to the Maintenance or Ink Cartridge Maintenance section in the Online User's Guide.

Back to Top
» Reposition the Encoder Strip
  1. Remove the power cord from the printer.

  2. Lift the scanner unit to expose the inside, where the printer cartridges are located.

  3. Gently slide the ink cartridge carrier to the middle of the printer.

  4. Gently move the top part of the printer belt to the right.

  5. Using an index finger, gently push encoder strip (Figure 1) down and then back up, to get it back into the slot located on the back of the ink cartridge carrier.

    968_encoder_left.jpg
    Figure 1: Inkjet Printer Encoder Strip

  6. Gently press the strip first to the rear, and then forward, to ensure that it is seated correctly.

  7. Manually move the ink cartridge carrier to the left, then to the right, to check the positioning of the encoder strip.

  8. Once the encoder strip has been re-seated, close the scanner lid.

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carrierstall.jpg
Figure 1: Open Ink Cartridge Lids

Reseat the Ink Cartridges and Make Sure the Lids Are in Place
  1. Make sure the printer is turned on.

  2. Lift the printer's front cover.

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  3. Make sure that all of the protective tape has been removed from the contacts on the ink cartridge.

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  5. Snap the lids closed.

  6. Close the printer's front cover.

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Back to Top
» Reposition the Encoder Strip
  1. Remove the power cord from the printer.

  2. Lift the scanner unit to expose the inside, where the printer cartridges are located.

  3. Gently slide the ink cartridge carrier to the middle of the printer.

  4. Gently move the top part of the printer belt to the right.

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  6. Gently press the strip first to the rear, and then forward, to ensure that it is seated correctly.

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  8. Once the encoder strip has been re-seated, close the scanner lid.

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The on-line user guide can be found here:
http://esupport.epson-europe.com/ProductHome.aspx?lng=en-GB&data=FGQ8MBMpKlvPPGPcU002FJ8CcV1DwZfroADi&tc=5

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