Question about Epson WorkForce WF-7620 Wireless Color All-in-One Inkjet Printer
I need to reset the ink pad and patten counters on my, all-in-one, Epson WF-7610WDF printer
Posted by Anonymous on
Reset Waste Ink Pad t6711 Counter Epson WF-7610 Software
Posted on Nov 21, 2015
I've seen a program reset function which is downloadable from the internet. You will have to google it. I think it's only available on a windows operating system.
Posted on Sep 07, 2014
I modified a little what Worldvet had done. I opened the door as if to change the ink cartridges. I first used a pair of needle nosed pliers and carefully took out the sponge type pad which is along bottom of the printhead travel lane. One will see the two center plactic guides within this lane. The sponge is very delicate, so be very gentle in removing it. It has ink residue in it so use gloves if necessary and upon removal place the sponge on a paper towel folded in triplicate so the ink does not bleed through the towel. Remember to what position it was before removal, so there is no problem when you try to replace the sponge after cleaning.
The second sponge I removed as follows: With the power on, I pressed the ink cartridge removal light (red) (far left) once. This moved the print head to the "far left", before the position to change cartridges. With the power still on and the printhead to the far left, I was able to very gently (with the same needlenose Pliers) remove the sponge under where the printhead was parked. It too is very delicate and be careful not to rip it. It too, one will find, has two plastic slots on the botton which the sponge will have to be returned into. I then turned the printer off, which caused the printer head to return to the parked position.
I took both sponges, and with Alcohol (Pharmacy type), I placed the sponges in a disposable plastic bowl and filled it with the alcohol. I gently used the needle nosed pliers (Closed) as a device to gently press on the sponges which were submerged into the alcohol. I continued to alternate up and down the sponge pads, causing the alcohol to dilute and clean the pads. When the alcohol became saturated with the ink from the pads, I took the pads out of the alcohol bowl and placed the pads on a triple folded paper towel so the remaining ink would not bleed through anything.
I then took the bowl of alcohol/ink and while I flushed the toilet and the water was going down, I emptied the alcohol down the middle of the water spout as the toilet water was completing its flush. This keeps any ink from touching any porcelion.
I then refilled the plastic bowl again with fresh alcohol and resubmersed the pads, just incase there was any ink still left in them. Upon pressing on the pads and the alcohol remained clear (indicating all the ink was removed) I again used another set of paper towels, trippled, and placed the pads onto the paper towels, and squezzed them dry. I disposed of the alcohol the same as before.
I then, first replaced the large pad onto the printhead travel lane, back into the same position, being careful that the holes and slots fits back into its proper position and the edges are tucked under the proper hooks (little plastic hooks attached to the side of the travel lane).
Upon reinstallation I pressed gently on the pad to make sure it was secure.
Replacing the second pad, I again turned on the printer and pressed the ink replacement light (red), same as before, causing the printhead to travel to the far left as before. I then very carefully replaced the second pad into the slot from which it came from.
After I made sure the second pad was secure in its proper position, I pressed the ink replacement light twice, causing the printhead to return back to the parking position. I had already reset the counter, so that was not neccessary. I returned to the computer and printed a test page to make sure the printer was working properly, at which time it was, so I therefore returned to what I was doing and the Service Warning was cleared. My fingers got a little ink; but what the heck, soap will take care of that! Good for another 20,000 pages. Hope this helps, not as bad a it sounds.
Posted on Mar 26, 2009
Replacing the pads is costly, messy and requires the printer to be taken completely apart. If you have little or no experience of stripping down printers it is best left to a proffessional. Contact Epson to find your nearest service centre, but remember to get a quote as it may be more economical to replace the printer. Sometimes the counter can "jump" to the end of life number, this especially happens where 3rd party or refilled inks have been used. If you believe this to be the case and there is no sign of ink leakage and the pads look fairly clean then you can just reset the counter using special software called the SSC utility. See these sites:
More information about this issue and the "official" Epson resetter is available from the Epson web site, please read this link:
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Posted on Apr 14, 2009
In most cases, it's a waste ink pad full problem (the sponge that sucks wasted ink is full). But it probably isn't full yet (Epson claims it's full long before it really is!).
You'll have to download the service program for Epson printers (which gives you access to service functions of your printer):
Run the exe file (it doesn't work in Windows Vista or 7 - you'll need old xp for that). Then Select Sequential Adjustment Mode. Select your printer model and then Waste ink pad replacement. Press Ok.
You might have to try a bit.
After you suceed, you need to turn off the printer and turn it on again. If all went well, you won't be seeing all the blinking lights on your printer ;)
Posted on May 11, 2010
1. Turn off the printer power and unplug the power cord from the wall. Disconnect the computer interface cable at the back of the printer. 2. After one minute reattach the power plug to the wall, but don't reattach the computer cable. 3. Hold down the ROLL and the PAPER ADVANCE buttons simultaneously. 4. Turn the printer on. after 2 blinks, all the ink lights come on, then release the buttons being held down. 5. Press and hold the ROLL button for 10 seconds 6. Release the ROLL button and the printer will initialize, which resets the Waste Ink Pad Counter. 7. Once initialization is complete, turn the printer power off. 8. Reconnect the interface cable. 9. Turn the printer on and print a document.
Posted on Oct 20, 2010
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