Epson 4800 Y channel missing: last call before I trash it!

Started May 20, 2008 | Discussions thread
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Carl_Potvin Regular Member • Posts: 146
Epson 4800 Y channel missing: last call before I trash it!

Hi eveyone,

I have a major problem with my Epson 4800. The yellow channel is not working anymore. I made the following operations without succes:

-2x auto nozzle check procedure
-power clean
-yellow cartridge was low, replaced with another one
-removed and cleaned damper
-draw ink from the tube (above damber)
-reprimed damper
-injected windex into yellow channel, printhead is not clogged
-another power clean

Still nothing coming out of the yellow channel.

-last thing I can try is replace the damper with another one from my old 4000 I kept for parts.

If someone have experienced this kind of problem or have an idea, feel free to drop a line.

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Carl

Nikon D-70 / Nikkor 18-70mm AF-S DX / Nikkor 50mm F1.8 D /
Tamron 90mm SP Macro / Sigma 70-300mm APO Macro Super II / SB-800

Epson Stylus Pro 4800 / Epson Stylus R1800

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