How to reset Epson Printers Service Required

If your Epson printer shows the error message Service Required “The Printer’s Ink Pads at the end of Their service life” and your Epson printer has the red light blinking problem. You can repair and fixing the printer yourself by resetting the printer.

How to fix Service Required on Epson Printer

Why printer shows an error message The Printer’s Ink Pads at the end of Their service life?

In the Epson and other printer mainboards, they have a chip that counts the page that already printed, if it reaches the maximum limit, the printer will show that error and need to be reset.

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How to reset Epson Printer?

There many ways to repair Service Required error, ex: replace the chip or replace the mainboard or reset using the software. This guide will show you how to reset Epson Printers using Epson Resetting Program.
  • Connect the printer by USB cable only.
  • Connect your computer to the Internet.
  • Download Epson Resetter for free.
  • You must disable Epson Status Monitor, you can follow the guide here.
  • Run the Epson Resetter Software.
  • Select the printer you want to reset in the list of the left window.
  • Click the Read waste counter to view the Counter status.
  • Click Reset waste counter to reset counter status.
  • Enter the one time key to continue, you can get the key here.
  • Then wait for a second, an important alert appears, tell you to turn the printer OFF. Now switching OFF the printer.
  • If your printer reset success, The Reset Utility tool will show up a message: “Congratulations. Your printers waste counter(s) have now been reset”. Click “Close”.
  • Now check the Waste counter again: Switch ON the printer, then click the “Read waste counters” button, you can see the counter number.
 All done! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

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