check the print head nozzles using a utility on your Windows or Mac
Make sure there are no
errors on the LCD screen.
Load a few sheets of plain
paper in the product.
Do one of the following:
Windows: Access the Windows Desktop and
right-click the icon for your product in the right
side of the Windows taskbar, or click the up arrow and right-click
Mac: In the Apple menu or the Dock, select
System Preferences. Select
Print & Fax,
Print & Scan, or Printers & Scanners, select your
product, and select Options &
Supplies. Select Utility
and select Open Printer
Check. You see a window like this:
Check the printed pattern to see if there are gaps in the
Print head is clean
Print head needs
If there are no gaps, click Finish.
Never turn off the product or open the
front cover during a cleaning cycle or you may not be able to
If there are gaps or the pattern is faint, clean the print
If you don’t see any improvement
after cleaning the print head up to 4 times, wait at least 6 hours
without printing. Then try cleaning the print head again. If
quality still does not improve, contact Epson.