Cleaning the Print Head Using the Product Control Panel

You can clean the print head nozzles using the control panel on your product.
  1. Make sure there are no errors on the LCD screen and the output tray is extended.
  2. Load a few sheets of plain paper in the product.
  3. Press the  home button, if necessary.
  4. Select Maintenance and press the OK button.

  5. Select Print Head Cleaning and press the OK button.

  6. Press the OK button to clean the print head. You see a message on the LCD screen during the cleaning cycle.
    Never turn off the product or open the printer cover during a cleaning cycle or you may not be able to print.
    When the cleaning cycle is finished, you see a message on the LCD screen.
  7. Select Check and press the OK button.
  8. Press the OK button to run a nozzle check and confirm that the print head is clean.
If you don’t see any improvement after cleaning the print head up to 3 times, turn off the product and wait at least 12 hours. Then try cleaning the print head again. If quality still does not improve, run a Power Cleaning. If there is still no improvement, contact Epson support.
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