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Epson C82 & C84 Printers will not laydown any ink!

Epson C82 & C84 I have not used for 4-6 months. Neither printer will laydown any ink of any color on paper. Both Printers have always used Epson cartridges.

Actions and observations as follows:

The C82 diag showed no Black, Cyan Magenta & Yellow showed 3/4 full.
Install new T0321 Epson Cartrige(black) and run all cleaning and head checks, ect. Printer will not laydown any ink of any color on paper.

The C84 diag shows 1/2 black and Cyan Magenta & Yellow showed 3/4 full. run all cleaning and head checks. Printer will not laydown any ink of any color on paper.

Not a smudge not a drop of ink to the paper!
Anyone have a clue?

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  • Anonymous Apr 28, 2008

    how do you clean it

  • Anonymous Apr 16, 2009

    The C82 diag showed no Black, Cyan Magenta & Yellow showed 3/4 full.
    Install new T044120 Epson Cartrige(black) and run all cleaning and head checks, ect. Printer will not laydown any ink of any color on paper.

    The C84 diag shows full black and 1/2 Cyan Magenta & Yellow showed 3/4 full. run all cleaning and head checks. Printer will not laydown any ink of any color on paper.

    Not a smudge not a drop of ink to the paper!
    Anyone have a clue?

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    I have cleaned the heads and put in a new cartridge but it still will not work.

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    no color

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Sorry but It uses Durabrite ink which tends to turn into hard gel if not printed at least once a week. Its less painful and expensive to just throw the printer out and buy a new one. I recommend the canon PIXMA ip3500. It lets you remove the printhead for cleaning unlike the Epson. If you want to try your luck at unclogging the printer heres a link to a unclogging kit but be warned that results are not guaranteed!

http://www.fixyourownprinter.com/kits/Epson/K89

The C82 in addition to clogging also has a problem where the waste ink hose which is supposed to remove excess ink (so the printer dosent get clogged) gets disconnected and so the printer clogs even more. The C84 had this glitch fixed but alot of good that did!

Thanks for reading!

Posted on May 01, 2008

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Your printer is clogged and i think it is impossible to unclog. you can try to use the flllowing link( unclog solution) cost 10 usd!!
good luck http://www.fixyourownprinter.com/kits/epson/K89

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