Please advise me on what could be the problem. I have refilled all of my ink cartridges for my Epson CX3650 inkjet printer and I cleaned the head so many times. However, it is still printing with white lines in the printout. I have used so much ink to clean the head/nozzle, what can I do now? Please help.
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Re: white lines in the printout
If the lines are horizontal (across the page) it is quite possible that your refilled carts are at fault. I would suggest you try the underhead cleaning method as described in my previous post - http://www.fixya.com/support/t138226-printer_not_printing
If this has little effect I would suggest you bin the refilled carts and get a full set of genuine ones to put in. The refill process can easily introduce air into the sponge which retains it and causes the ink to foam. This is then dragged down into the print head and and causes problems with print quality.
If you still have issues after the underhead cleaning and new carts have been installed, get in touch with The Service Manual Shop and get the Epson software they have which allows you to make lots of adjustments to the printer. You should try running the alignment routines to check the Bi-Di printing is inline.
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i find that ink refills give a low quality print, and a4re liable to clog up the print head. You are much better advised to use re-manufactured cartridges. I use www.choicestationery.com for all of my epson ink requirements and don't have any problems with them at all. Hope this helps.
Some of the ink nozzles are clogged. Try running the "Deep Clean" from the maintenance section of the printer software. You can also try to physically clean the nozzles. Take a lint free cloth and dampen it under warm water. Then remove the cartridge and lightly clean the cartridge nozzles.
If you are using third party cartridges or refilled ink that can easily be the cause of the problems your printer is having.
This sounds like you are using either a refilled cartridge or an after market cartridge and the ink is clogging the print nozzle. To clear the problem you need to insert an OEM cartridge, run the deep nozzle cleaning utiliity, alignment utility. This should clear up the problem with the spotty printout.
Let me know if this solves your problem otherwise we can explore other solutiions.
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Hello, You can purchase re-manufactured cartridges online from Re-Inks and Atlantic Inkjet. This is usually the easiest way to get them, if you refill them your self they have a better chance of leaking and ruining your printer.
You should be able to see nozzle check, click it and follow the prompt.
Line patterns that corresponds to the colors of the ink cartridges
would be printed. If breaks on the patterns appear, continue with head cleaning. Try to do this about 3 times until
all patterns are complete.
u just have to replace the refilled cartridges.and insert new orignal cartridges.this is a very common problem in epson printers that refilled cartridges work sometimes and sometimes dont.so insert new orignal cartridges to have good printouts.
The printer will never do that, once the cartridge is spent a little divine device inside tells the printer it's been used and spent. You can still print to from the cartridge but it wont warn you when your low on ink, price you pay for not buying a new cartridge.