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My epson dx6400 printer

When I turn it on the error light comes on it has only just started to do it having worked perfectly for years. It makes a strange noise and I wondered if anything could be jammed, perhaps you could help.
Thanks Sue Woolcott

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  • Chicos Aug 26, 2008

    Yup, mine just started with the same problem today as well...it's worked great for years. Screeching sound. I opened up the top and turned it on, seems like the "pully" is spinning but not grabbing the print heads. This printer has been great so this is really a bummer.

  • Chicos Aug 26, 2008

    Yup, mine just started with the same problem today as well...it's
    worked great for years. Screeching sound. I opened up the top and
    turned it on, seems like the "pully" is spinning but not grabbing the
    print heads. This printer has been great so this is really a bummer.

  • GrandmaTee Sep 07, 2008

    When I turn on my cx 6400 I get a grinding sound and the error light and message come on saying to check my documentation and call the technician. I tried to remove the ink cartridges so I could check for anything loose but couldn't get it to budge. I even turned the printer upside down shake anything out that might have inadvertently fallen in. Nothing! I turned it off and let it rest for about 15 minutes then turned it back on. Same thing. I really don't want to have to buy a new printer I just put out over $150 for new ink cartridges.

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Mine had a tiny piece of the carriage that holds the ink snap off. A little squiggly part. They said it was repairable, $57 for the part, $65 or more for the repair, and $70 to ship back and forth!  SAD ME!  I must buy a new one!  Anyone want to buy a bunch of cartridges cheap????
I wonder if there is any way to by-pass the printer and use just the scanner or just the camera cartridge reader??
What a waste!!!
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