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EPSON R300 I keep getting the Error messge: Close the cd/dvd guide. Even though the guide is closed. last week I had to push the guide tight into the printer in order to get it to work, but now it wont start up or work. Everytime I turn it on the error message comes up. Does this mean the sensor is blown? How do I fix it? Anyone know?? Cheers!Austin

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  • Austin Plan May 11, 2007

    Thanks a million friend! Just got the manual;...hope its not to techy

  • Anonymous Jan 12, 2008

    any one fixed this problem?????

  • Anonymous Jun 07, 2008

    error message close cd dvd guide although it is closed

  • gor_di Jun 11, 2008

    My printer says..Paper not loaded correctly



    and my computer says..Paper not loaded correctly close dvd guide



    It was working perfectly then during a print run this came up

  • juniord Jul 07, 2008

    I keep getting the Error messge: Close the cd/dvd guide. Even though the guide is closed. last week I had to push the guide tight into the printer in order to get it to work, but now it wont start up or work. Everytime I turn it on the error message comes up.How do I fix it?

  • Anonymous Mar 06, 2012

    I have same problem and have confirmed sensor is at fault. Where do you get new ones? Have tried just about everywhere.

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I have the r300 manual if any want it . obd 2 @ hotmail.co .uk

(take out the spaces) its about 10mb

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If you had to push the tray up hard, it could just be that the sensor is now mis-aligned and not detecting the draw is closed. You can check the voltages from the sensor to determine if the sensor is switching. Get yourself a service manual for the printer (aaprox £3.50/ $7.00) to help you get to the sensor and test it's funtion. Try http://www.TheServiceManualShop.com or http://mikeburton.tradebit.com/files.php/1003

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