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Epson 670.

I have a Epson 670 or should I say about 3 the problem is that no matter what I do the 3 lights on the front flash endlessly.
Have done everything bar throw the printers out the door.
Hope there is someone out there that can help me as I like the 670 .

Thanking You
Paul

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That usually indicates that your ink cartridges is installed incorrectly. You may want to actually remove and reinstallink cartridges, to see if that helps. If not, then I would suggest that you simply try cleaning the electrical contacts/chips carefully and gently, with Distilled Water on Q-Tips or on a lint free rag. Its possible that the electrical contacts on the ink cartridge, or inside the Print Cartridge Holder Assembly, may simply be dirty. Using damp Q-tips [not wet or dripping], gently and carefully wipe off the copper colored electrical plates on the cartridges and the electrical contacts inside the holder assy. Its best to use "Distilled Water", because it has less chemicals and minerals in it, than tap water and regular tap water can actually cause additional problems. Use new dry Q-Tips to dry off all the electrical contacts after cleaning...The only way to really eliminate a possible bad cartridge [even if it happens to be a new cartridge], is to actually replace it, or test it in another printer that uses the same cartridge and was working ok with its own cartridges installed. Unfortunatly, that is usually not practical, unless you know someone that has the same printer or uses the same cartridge in their printer...

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Three lights blinking indicates that the board is faulty n all the major parts are at the end of its life.so plse dont even try to spend anything on repairs as nothing will help n u will just end up spending money for no good results.
1 more thing i will advice is it is always a better option to buy a hp printer as they can be repaired anytime for any problem and not like epson which has to scrapped after a short termed use.

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Try first unplugging power cord for two minutes and see if this clears the error.

Posted on Aug 21, 2008

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    Ginko Aug 21, 2008

    If basic hard reset (unplugging power cord) did not work try the following:




    1. Remove cartridges

    2. Unplug printer USB

    3. Unplug printer power cable

    4. Wait ten minutes

    5. Plug back printer

    6. Install cartridges back
    Also open printer doors and check for fragments of paper or small foreign objects. Turn printer upside down and shake gently to see if there is any foreign object inside, such as small screws etc.

    If it still returns error with lights flashing the cartridge may be faulty, if you have a different cartridge test it on the printer.

    If still no luck, well it can be a mechanic error or an electonic fault, or the ink waste full, or faulty print head.
    In this case you will need a technician to fix this, the printer is a budget model, unless it is still under guaranty the repair may not be worth.


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