Printer Light Status

You can often diagnose problems with your printer by checking the printer lights.


Lights
1 power
2 WiFi
3  maintenance box
4 paper
5  ink out
Light status Condition/solution
The power light is on The printer is turned on.
The power light is flashing The printer is busy. Wait for the power light to stop flashing before turning off the printer.
The WiFi light is green The printer is connected to the wireless network.
The WiFi light is orange Wi-Fi connection error. Press the Wi-Fi button to clear the error and try to connect again.
The  maintenance box light is on The maintenance box is at the end of its service life or not installed. Press the  black cleaning and  color cleaning buttons at the same time to clear the error, then install or replace the maintenance box.
The  maintenance box light is flashing The maintenance box is near the end of its service life. Make sure you have a replacement maintenance box.
The paper light is on Paper may be out. Load more paper in the cassette or rear MP tray and press the  paper feed button to continue.
If multiple sheets have fed, press the  paper feed button to eject the paper.
The paper size selected may not match any of the sizes set for the paper sources. Press the  paper feed button to clear the error, and select the right paper size.
If the paper cassette is not installed, install it and press the  paper feed button.
The paper light is flashing Paper has jammed in the printer. Check in the cassette, inside the printer, and in the duplexer to remove the jammed paper. Then press the  paper feed button to clear the error.
The power and paper light are flashing The front cover is open. Close the cover.
An  ink out light is on An ink cartridge is expended or not installed correctly. Replace the indicated cartridge. Make sure the cartridge is installed correctly
An  ink out light is flashing An ink cartridge is low. Make sure you have a replacement cartridge.
All lights are flashing Printer error. Check in the cassette, inside the printer, and in the duplexer to remove the jammed paper. Turn the printer off and then back on again. If the error does not clear, contact Epson.
The yellow  ink out light is flashing The firmware update has failed, and the printer is in recovery mode. Visit Epson's support website at www.epson.com/support (U.S.) or www.epson.ca/support (Canada) for instructions on repeating the firmware update.
Related references
Paper Jam Problems Inside the Product
Paper Jam Problems in the Cassette
Paper Jam Problems in the Duplexer
Where to Get Help
Related information
Loading Paper
Replacing Ink Cartridges and Maintenance Boxes