I dismentled the printer and removed the print head. Only one real question, I’m having trouble locating the tube you mention. If you remove the “Top Cover Assembly”, then you can leave the printhead assembly parked in its normal home position, at the far right side. The most common problem found with the CX is the tubing on the cap asselbly becomes disconnected. Log in Not signed in yet?

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Two things are for sure: Why is this review inappropriate? Thanks for the help! Learn more – opens in a new window or tab. I didn’t dissasemble the whole printer printe suggested in one of the threads, instead I printrr the print cartridges out of the way, like changing a cartridge.

Of course they also cost more, so you paid for that quality. If your printer simply won’t print out any ink at all and that hose is not off, then it’s possible that one of those hoses may simply be clogged.

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Someone at Epson probably received a big bonus for discovering a way to force customers into shipping their printers in pginter repair. Also note both printers were out of their year warranty! I followed it as far as I can see but it looks to be going towards the front pprinter the printer and then goes out of sight. Check for a couple of additional e-mails from me that should help in that area, in case you want to do the cleaning and at least eliminate that possibility You guys are the xx5200 best!!!


The wet ink may have been smeared in that area, or some related type of problem. Give us a little more info to go on and if we can help you further, we will try Now after a bit of playing around with the Print Preferences and settings things are really cx500 up.

For more information on how Epson treats your personal data, please read our Privacy Information Statement. I certainly do not want to break it. Epson inks have been developed to work flawlessly with Epson printers to deliver crisp, smudge-proof text and vibrant photographic images that will last for generations.

With a printing speed of up to 22 ppm in black text, 11 ppm color and 16 cpm in black, this Epson InkJet Printer increases your productivity. The printer has to be disassembled to clean the tube properly. Contact Us Submit your contact details below and an Epson expert will be in touch: You can generally buy a new small printer cheaper than you can have your old one repaired for.

Hi Denny, First of all, apologies for the anonymous posting. Whenever I try printing a document in black ink, some of the lines print out perfectly fine, some don’t really print out at all, and other lines are only partially there.

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I clicked on print and walked away. Changed the black ink as it was low – have always used Epson – Basically my problem seems like the same as everyone else. Then there is the wasted exercise of reattaching the tube. Now I just need to wait for my husband to come home and fix it.


Check for a couple of e-mails from me that should help in that area, in case you want to do the cleaning and at least eliminate that possibility The test pattern was not good, so I printed a page of black, and this was not great, so I was getting pretty despondent by now. As usual, it turns out to be the consumer who ends up really suffering the most I have disassembled the unit and re-attached the tube below the capping unit to the white transition piece Black tube above, white plastic attachment piece, clear hose below.

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I took out the black cartridge and used a Q tip dipped in the juice just to clean around the printwr where the tube fits on and picked up a lot of half dry ink there, so probably worth doing. At any rate, have a Happy New Year Most of the help I can printet, is simply general information, especially on cleaning and servicing, which covers the majority of most Epson Printer problems.

Installation Although the printer worked after following the installation instructions to the letter it did not go as smoothly as it might.