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My epson stylus color 440 works for for many years but suddenly it just won't work. the paper source, the black ink, colored ink and the main switch blinks and it won't totally work at all. please help me coz this is my favorite printer. thank you guyz and gudluck!

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  • sydney key Jul 19, 2008

    i tried to do that now but when i press the paper and cartriage button only the paper is blinkingbut once that i realese all the buttons it still keeps blinkng

  • sydney key Jul 19, 2008

    it just worked! but i have a new problem now.....i can print but i can't see anything on the paper.
    my documents or images doesn't appear on the paper...
    thank you again........


  • sydney key Jul 19, 2008

    it's still can't print.
    all i got is just a blank page....
    i tried it but it does't work.
    do u have any idea?
    thanks for the time and effort........


  • justice2z Dec 02, 2008

    printer just stopped printing after trying to print document from another computer. no flashing lights no noise nada.

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First switch off the printer,press and hold the catridge n paper button,press n relaese the power button,one by one leave catridge n paper buttons n check

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    NITIN BABBAR Jul 19, 2008

    try this .Pressing and holding LOAD/EJECT and CLEANING buttons, press POWER button and hold it until You will see blinking INK OUT and PAPER OUT leds.
    Release all buttons.
    In 2-3 seconds time press and hold CLEANING button, until all leds will blink.

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    NITIN BABBAR Jul 19, 2008

    my pleasure,

    as far as ur new problem is concerned ,u first try to clean the printheads,poweron the printer first,after that hold n leave the catridge button until the printer starts the cleaning (mechanical sound will start) ,after the cleaning completed ,swith off the printer wait for 30 sec and then power on n check

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    NITIN BABBAR Jul 19, 2008

    this happens due to 2 possible reasons ,first as i told u the printer head normally get clogged,so u have to clean them as i discussed,secondly but rarely its because of logic board or printhead,all u can try to clean because sometimes it takes long time to get the head clean specially when the printer was not working for a long time. if the problem presist ,i have the solution but its not on user level,u need technical skills n tools

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The light cominiaation indicates 'Service Required'
As far as service centre go these day it also means - replace printer.
The srvice refers to the waste ink pads being full. and needing changing or cleaning.
This utility[www.ssclg.com] will reset the counters so that machine will print once more, but eventually waste ink will seep out of the machine.
So go to this website to find out how to clean the machine
www.fixyourownprinter.com

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Manual Counter Reset Method


To manually reset the Ink Jet Counter that compels you to clean your waste pads. For the tip on how to clean your ink waste pads go here.

Please Note: In some cases, your printer may be leaking ink so much and so often that not only does your ink pads need cleaning, but you may need to replace the ink reservoir on your printer or you will have a leaking mess on your hands. This is a decision and judgment only you can make. If your printer is leaking quite of lot of ink, you may have to take it to an authorized Epson Repair Shop or Person. Find an authorized location by starting at Epson.com

The solution below is valid for most of the following printer models listed below this solution, some listed may not work, some not listed may also work it varies as this method is listed below is illegal for an authorized Epson Tech to release.

Thanks to the many user boards on the Internet for this solution that I know has worked for people I've helped here on FixYa.

Don't be discouraged if it doesn't work the first time. The key is in pressing the buttons exactly at the same time. So if this doesn't work the first time, try again and try again. Most people state they get it eventually.

[thanks to fixyourownprinter.com for the crux of this particular solution]

"Printer Onboard Control Panel Key Sequence"

"Press and hold the paper feed, paper switch and the power switch.

Once the power light and paper light flashes twice and the other lights are flashing release the paper feed and paper switch "and then press the paper feed switch".

The power, paper and ink lights will flash twice. At this point the protection counter has been reset."

Don't give up, if it does not reset the first time. The timing is tricky for some people.

Supported Epson Models that I am aware of, others not listed may work and some listed also may not work, it varies but don't be discouraged to try and try again.

You can also try the software download solution listed in this tip I posted.

Epson Stylus Сolor 400
Epson Stylus Сolor 440
Epson Stylus Color 480 LPT
Epson Stylus Color 480SXU / 580
Epson Stylus Сolor 600
Epson Stylus Сolor 640
Epson Stylus Сolor 660
Epson Stylus Сolor 670
Epson Stylus Color 680 / 777
Epson Stylus Сolor 740
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Epson Stylus Сolor 800 / 850
Epson Stylus Сolor 860
Epson Stylus Color 880
Epson Stylus Color 900 / EM-900C
Epson Stylus Color 980
Epson Stylus Сolor 1160
Epson Stylus Color 1520
Epson Stylus Color 3000
Epson Stylus C20 / C40 / CL-750
Epson Stylus C41 / C42 / C43 / C44 / C45 / C46 / C47 / C48 **
Epson Stylus C50
Epson Stylus C60
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Epson Stylus C63 / C64 **
Epson Stylus C65 / C66 and PE **
Epson Stylus C67 / C68 / D68 and PE **
Epson Stylus C70 **
Epson Stylus C80 **
Epson Stylus C82 **
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Epson Stylus Photo RX500 / RX510**
Epson Stylus Photo RX520 **
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Epson Stylus Photo RX620 **
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Epson Stylus CX3800 / CX3810 / DX3800 **
Epson Stylus CX4500 **
Epson Stylus CX4600 **
Epson Stylus CX4100 / CX4200 **
Epson Stylus CX4700 / CX4800 **
Epson Stylus DX4200 / DX4800 **
Epson Stylus CX5100 / CX5200 **
Epson Stylus CX5300 / CX5400 **
Epson Stylus CX6400 / CX6600 **
Epson Stylus CX6300 / CX6500 **
Epson Stylus CX7800 **
Epson PictureMate
Epson Stylus Photo
Epson Stylus Photo EX
Epson Stylus Photo 700 / IP-100
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Epson Stylus Photo R300 / R310 **
Epson Stylus Photo R320 **
Epson Stylus Photo R800 / PX-G900 **
Epson Stylus Photo R1800 **
Epson Stylus Photo R2400 **
Epson Stylus Photo 890
Epson Stylus Photo PM-890C
Epson Stylus Photo PM-A700 **
Epson Stylus Photo PM-G720 **
Epson Stylus Photo PM-970C **
Epson Stylus Photo 895/ 785EPX
Epson Stylus Photo 900 **
Epson Stylus Photo 925 / 935 **
Epson Stylus Photo 950 / 960 / PM-950C **
Epson Stylus Photo 1200 / PM-3000C
Epson Stylus Photo 1270 / PM-3300C
Epson Stylus Photo 1280 / PM-3500C
Epson Stylus Photo 1290
Epson Stylus Photo 2000P
Epson Stylus Photo 2100 **
Epson Stylus Photo 2200 / PM-4000EPX **
Epson Stylus Pro 5000 / PM-5000C

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