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Red light stays on and printer won't print

Cartridges shift right makes noises like its charging but won't print. Replaced compatible cartridges and printer printed one page and stopped. Ink build up on printer under the cartridges. Could this be an issue?

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Clydeanrev, First cancel everything that is waiting to print. Go to printers and faxes, open Epson C60, click printer and cancel all documents. That should make your green light stop flashing and stay on. The red light staying on means paper ran out, ink ran out or paper is jammed. Take the paper out and put it back in. Take the ink cartridges out and put them back in.

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My C60 Epson Stylus printer is not printing. First of all the paper jammed, I pull the paper from the front and since then the catridge holder is not going to the middle to print. also the green light keepon flashing and the red light stays on. I need your help.

Posted on Jan 17, 2010

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Your User's Guide is available here:

http://files.support.epson.com/pdf/r1800_/r1800_ug.pdf

After leaving the printer inactive for a extended period you should expect the ink cartridges to be dried up and the print head 'gummed' in place.

You will need to refer to page 82 of the pdf, Cleaning the Printer.

As part of cleaning remove the existing ink cartridges and while the cartridges are removed try and clean the print head of any ink residue. Note that if the red light is on or flashing above an ink cartridge the printer sees it as empty (dried up).

The print head will not move if ink cartridges need replacement; replace ink cartridges according to the red lights, likely all. Press the ink button to see if the printer will begin the charging cycle. If all is well the green power light will stay on and the red ink light will go out.

If you do not get this desired outcome try Cleaning the Print Head, page 73 of the User Guide. Hold down the ink button when the red light is off for 3 seconds. Run a nozzle check pattern; if nozzels are not printing a clean pattern, repeat this process up to 3 or 4 times.

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My printer is showing an E sign, and flashing lights next to the ink symbols, but I have changed both cartridges


Issue : One or both Check Print Cartridge lights are blinking. On light Resume light Check Print Cartridge light Paper Type lights On Off Blinking Off Figure 7: Check Print Cartridge light is blinkingc01058982.gif Cause 1

The print cartridge access door is open.

Solution 1

Make sure that the print cartridge access door is completely closed.

Figure 8: Close the print cartridge access doorc00858057.jpg Cause 2

The print cartridges are missing or not seated correctly.

Solution 2

  1. Open the print cartridge access door. Allow the carriage to move to the center of the product.
  2. Make sure that both print cartridges are installed. If one is missing, obtain a compatible print cartridge and install it in the slot. To check the cartridge compatibility for your product, go to HP SureSupply . To identify your cartridge type in a language other than English, click the language link that appears near the globe icon in the top right corner of your browser.
  3. Run a finger along the top of the print cartridges. If any are sticking up, gently press the print cartridge down and forward into the slot until it clicks into place.
  4. Close the print cartridge access door. If a new print cartridge is installed, the product automatically aligns the print cartridges.
  5. Try the print job again.
Cause 3

The plastic tape was not removed from the print cartridge.

Solution 3

  1. Open the print cartridge access door. Allow the carriage to move to the center of the product.
  2. Gently press down on each print cartridge to release it and then slide each print cartridge away from the product, out of its slot.
  3. Turn the print cartridge over so that the ink nozzles are facing up and make sure that the plastic tape has been completely removed from the print cartridge. Remove any plastic tape that remains. CAUTION: Do not touch the ink nozzles or the copper-colored electrical contacts on the print cartridge.
  4. Slide each print cartridge into its slot and then gently press the cartridge down and forward until it clicks into place.
  5. Close the print cartridge access door and try the print job again.
Cause 4

The print cartridge is not intended for use in this HP All-in-One.

Solution 4

  1. Open the print cartridge access door. Allow the carriage to move to the center of the product.
  2. Gently press down on each print cartridge to release it and then slide each print cartridge away from the product, out of its slot.
  3. Make a note of the number on the print cartridge label.
  4. To check the cartridge compatibility for your product, go to HP SureSupply . To identify your cartridge type in a language other than English, click the language link that appears near the globe icon in the top right corner of your browser.
  5. Make sure that each print cartridge is compatible with the product. If both are compatible, reinstall the print cartridges, close the print cartridge access door, and continue with the next solution. If the print cartridges are not compatible with the product, replace them with genuine HP print cartridges that are compatible with the product.
Cause 5

The print cartridges might be defective.

Solution 5

Replace the print cartridges with genuine HP print cartridges that are compatible with the product.

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6. Before you remove the new cartridge from its package, shake it four or five times.
7. Remove the new cartridge from its package, and lower it into the cartridge holder. Push down gently until the cartridge clicks into place.
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