Printer problem

  Hetti 08:53 24 Feb 2007
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My printer dropped about 6 a4 sheets into the carrige , now when i try to print im getting loud whirring and clicking, and the carrige does not move. When it is making this noise I cannot turn the printer off with power switch I have to take out the power lead to turn it off. I cannot find the answer in the software for printer (Epson C44UX). win xp

  SLAYER 09:09 24 Feb 2007

Have you checked for a paper blockage.Also look here,
click here

and here.
click here

  Hetti 10:26 24 Feb 2007

Slayer
Thanks I have looked at the links you sent checked for paper blockage and tried to clean printer as best as I can without dismantling it but the carridge still sticks at the left hand side and makes this loud clicking sound, do you think it has had its day?

  Wabadaw Sleeve 11:42 24 Feb 2007

Could be it's lost it's drive....either some teeth stripped from a gear / cog or, if belt-driven, it's slipped from a pulley ?

  SLAYER 11:45 24 Feb 2007

I think Wabadaw Sleeve has the answer.I think your printer has died.

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