From Epson support center: Some people actually wash the ink out of the old pads and then dry them out and simply reinstall them back into their printer. Its possible that the electrical contacts on the ink cartridge, or inside the Print Cartridge Holder Assembly, may simply be dirty. Most Epson sites offer a way to e-mail their Customer Support or Technical Support Departments for possible help and advice. Open the Top Cover Door [so you can see inside the printer] and simply push in on the paper button for a second and then release the button. Since then I can’t get the printer to do anything. My friend had ago and because he couldn’t get the cartridge carrier in the right position he forced it manually.

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I’m just a dude who can’t afford to send my printer in for repairs, so I hereby absolve myself from any potential self-service screw-ups due to unsuccessful applications of my method. I have searched the internet for help, drivers and tutorials and now I finished up here.

Epson Stylus C40SX Printer

If you are actually using “Non-Epson Ink Cartridges” in epwon printer, then those could be causing your possible problems. Worked fine for 3 yrs.


The cartridges are genuine Epson and only changed a few weeks ago. Unfortunatly, all those tests waste a lot of ink and if after 10 sets of tests, all of the black nozzles are still not open, then they are probably clogged, or that you have a bad cartridge.

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How do I change the ink cartridges on my C44 printer? Wes, I did download that program and if you mean configuring it by closing out the program to the taskbar, i did that.

I’ve tried cleaning the heads but nothing helped. Now I need to know how do you get at this cleaning pad and nozzle that I keep seeing here. COM web-site, at http: Again, even removing that Top Cover may require a Service Manual to use for reference and probably even for troubleshooting your possible problem.

All of a sudden the printing looks unclear. I lost my epson c41sx cd and i reformatted my XP pc.

Epson Stylus C40SX Printer | FixYourOwnPrinter

Terms and conditions apply. Instead you will have to get a flat-end screwdriver and pry the upper plastic housing from the lower base. Customers also shopped for.

I had people report that once the cartridges are recognized using the Win’s 98 Computer System, the printer can then be hooked back-up to the Win’s XP Computer System and the ink error problem is no longer present Epson stylus adjustment programs. If the printer turns on but no light then the power LED is bad or has a cold connection.


I am no expert. Most of the time, problems like yours are do to a particular software problem, or corrupted printer drivers. My printer seems to be spitting out paper, but only half way through, then message tells me that there is a paper jam. You just have to bring it to far left side of paper guide so that you can then dismount white upper housing part. To achieve a Gold competency level, Solvusoft goes through extensive independent analysis that looks for, amongst other qualities, a high level of software expertise, a successful customer service track record, and top-tier customer value.

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Does anyone know how I can get the back off to see what is happening. I have problem to remove it. As you recently replaced the cartridges and ran the Print Head Cleaning Cycle and you have not reported any actual jamming problems, then my guess would be that you simply have an empty or bad ink cartridge or cartridges.

The ink pads are found towards the right side at the far back of the printer when looking at it from the front.


Or any idea why three light would be flashing, I have paper and I did replace the black and the colour cartridges before this happened.

I tried just stopping it by hand but didn’t want to damage the whole thing. I noticed immediately that there is a slight difference in the housing removal between the Epson Stylus C40SX and my printer UXso the purpose of my post is to help anyone with a C40UX in self-servicing their wasted ink pads Then read the information and follow the prompts, to download the latest available drivers from that Epson web-site There are people that say they use generic or third-party inks or ink cartridges in their epson printer and have never had a problem.

That solution was basically designed by epson company for use on their older models of ink jet printers, but people have been using it on the newer models, with success reported. I experienced it with success yesterday evening.