How To Clean Epson Printerhead Manually

How To Clean Epson Printerhead Manually

If you find the printed image is unpredictably faded or spots in the printed copy are missing, you can be solve these glitches by cleaning the printhead, which safeguards that the nozzles are delivering ink accurately.

Sometimes it is inescapable that the print heads congest over time as tiny amounts of ink residue dry out and gets collected in the nozzles. The idea of replacing cartridges rapidly whilst the low ink alert goes off can be a little effective to prevent ink from drying inside the nozzles, but you still may face the same issue as one or the other might get blocked for many reasons. Blocked print heads can take place despite, if you make use of an original Epson cartridge.

How to clean Epson Printhead manually

In the event of uncovering the low ink warning, prompt action must be taken to change the ink cartridge. If you neglect the warning and not try to tackle it, the low ink cartridge will ultimately lead to faded printout disaster. Whenever a new cartridge is used in the printer, the device equips the print head for the new cartridge and this procedure is also known as priming. Like almost everything, this process is also not without its flaw because while the printer gear up for the cartridge, occasionally, it pushes an excess of ink. The superfluous ink spreads and contaminates over the print head, which will finally end up jamming the nozzles.

In the long run, if you are not in a habit to turn off the printer, instead preferring to keep it on sleep mode, the ink will dry up in the nozzles. Therefore, it is important that whenever you are not using the printer on a regular basis; keep your device in the off mode. This will help the device to operate a mini-cleaning cycle and assist in the smooth flowing of ink. Being well informed about the various reasons that induce clogged print heads will guide you to initiate effective steps in order to avoid making the same mistake.

Follow the steps below to Run Head Cleaning On Epson Printer

  • On your desktop home screen click on Start and then select Control Panel.
Control Panel
  • In the pop up menu, Choose Hardware and Sound.
  • Now, click on Devices and printers.
device & printers
  • In the list of printers select your Epson L210 printer and then right click and select Printing Preferences.
right click and select Printing
  • Now in the Pop Up menu select Maintenance.
Select Maintenance Option
  • Click on the head cleaning option. This may take few minutes.
head cleaning option
  • After the head cleaning is complete in the pop up menu select Print Nozzle Check Pattern. It may give you options to print a sample paper and click Ok.
  • In the pop up menu now select print.
  • If you get the response as Good, your cleaning is successful, if the pop up message displays that Cleaning required. You may need to clean head again. Either click Clean or click Finish.

Your printer has successfully run the head cleaning. You may now print copy in a clean format.

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