Frequent errors in Epson printers

Here is a list of the most frequent error in Epson printers. This list is written 2015, if you are reading it later you might want to check an update list.

Epson printers are one of the best printers on the market, they are reliable and give the best performance. However, some errors might appear, in this post, we have created a list of the most frequent error and how to fix them.

You will be able to solve most of these errors by reading the printer manual or by just making some research online.

List of frequent errors in Epson printers

If after trying these solutions the error still persists, please contact the Epson support service for assistance.

Message Description Solution 
CT MNT NEAR FULLThe tank that traps excess ink, known as the maintenance tank is nearly full.Replace the maintenance tank.
INK LOWOne or more ink cartridges are almost emptyYou can print until it runs out of ink, but the quality might not be the same.
MNT REQ # # # #An inside of the printer is worn and needs to be replaced. The numbers following the message are the code of the piece. Check the manual to learn the codes.Locate your manual code and contact Epson support for a replacement.
NOZZLES still cloggedThe injectors are clogged.Run the Head Cleaning utility or you can try to unclog the nozzles without wasting ink.
CHANGE PAPER TYPEThe type of paper in the tray does not match the paper settings.Change the setting or the paper to match.
Wrong Paper SizeThe size of the paper in the tray does not agree with the settings.Match the settings and paper size.
PAPER OUTNo paper is loaded in the tray or present on the roll.Load more sheets of paper or a new roll of paper.
Reload paperThe paper loaded at that time cannot be detected or is wrinkled.Try loading again and make sure the paper is not damaged.
PAPEL NO STRAIGHTThe paper is not properly loaded in the tray.Reload the paper, making sure it is correctly positioned and aligned.
PAPER NOT CUTWhen the auto cutter is on, this error means that the paper is not cut.Make sure the cutter is properly installed and is not boring, then remove the paper uncut and try again.
ERROR CONTROLWrong driver or the data received by the printer is loaded is not correct.Stop printing and hold the Pause button for 3 seconds. Confirm you are trying to load the correct driver. Also, try resetting the printer and computer.
MISMATCH ERRORThe loaded ink cartridge is detected as non-genuine Epson ink.Hold down the Pause button for 3 seconds to cancel the job. Try again, if your Epson remanufactured ink cartridge is not recognized. You might need to use a different one.
LOAD ROLL PAPERThe paper roll is not properly configured or aligned.Establish or align the roll paper correctly.
INK OUTOne or more of the ink cartridges is emptyReplace the empty ink cartridge.
CRTG WRONG INKAn ink cartridge that can not be used with this Epson printer has been installed.Remove the ink cartridge and install a compatible cartridge.
NO INK CRTGWhether an ink cartridge is not installed or the ink level is set to the release position.Install a cartridge or lower the lever to lock the cartridge inch
MNT TNK COMPLETOThe tank that traps excess ink, known as the maintenance tank is full.Replace the maintenance tank.
LOW LEVERBoth ink levers are raised (not locked).Lower the ink levers.
L LVR INFERIOR DE TINTAThe left lever is raised.Lower the left ink lever.
LOWER R INK LVRThe right lever is raised.Lower the right ink lever.
TOP COVER OPENThe top cover is open.Close the top cover.
LEVER SET ROLEThe paper lever is in the release position.Place the paper lever to the secured position.
PAPER JAM RELEASE LEVERREMOVEThere is a paper jam in the printer.Release the paper lever, open the top cover and slowly remove the paper that is causing the jam.
NO MNT TNKThe maintenance tank is not properly installed in the printer.Install a maintenance kit.
BACK COVER OPENThe back cover is open.Close the back cover.
Update ErrorFirmware update is not completed or unsuccessful.Try updating the firmware again.
UNLOCK PRINT HEADThe print head is locked.To release the print head, pull the green tab next to it.
SERVICE REQ # # # # #Either the printhead is locked or a fatal error has occurred. The numbers after the message identify the site where the error is based and the codes part.Try turning off the computer for a while and then back on. If the error message persists, matches the code number to the piece and call for service.

If an error message appearing in your screen is not list here, please leave a comment below. Or contact the Epson support.

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