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Epson Maintenance Reset Utility

 

Please explain the message I am getting in my printer driver that says parts inside my printer are reaching their end of service life.

Like so many other products, all Epson consumer ink jet products have a finite life span due to component wear during normal use. At some point, the product will reach a condition where either satisfactory print quality cannot be maintained or components have reached the end of their usable life. This is the normal product life cycle for highly mechanical devices like printers. This message is a warning that certain parts have reached the end of their usable life and that your printer will no longer work until it is serviced.

If you want to continue using the printer, Epson recommends having the printer serviced at an Epson Authorized Customer Care Center. In most cases, when this message occurs, other printer components also may be near the end of usable life and satisfactory print quality cannot be maintained. Most consumers who are out of warranty elect to replace a lower-cost printer when they receive an end of life service message.

 

Is there anything I can do to continue using my printer temporarily?

You may temporarily remove this maintenance message by using the Maintenance Reset Utility. The Maintenance Reset Utility can only be used once and will allow printing for a short period of time. You may download the Maintenance Reset Utility when you receive the following message on your PC: A part inside your printer is at the end of its service life. Click the link below for details. Click on the link and complete the required information to download the utility.

Note: This utility is for Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP operating systems only. We hope to develop an option for Mac users as well; however, we do not have an ETA or the OS requirement at this time.

 

I received the message "A part inside your printer is at the end of its service life. Service is required." What should I do?




The Maintenance Reset Utility was already used on your product. The Maintenance Reset Utility cannot be used again in order to ensure the proper operation of our devices to minimize the risks of property damage or personal injury. Most consumers who are out of warranty elect to replace the printer because replacement of ink pads may not be a good investment for lower-cost printers. In most cases, when this message occurs, the printer's other components also may be near the end of usable life. If you want to continue using the printer, Epson recommends having the printer serviced at an Epson Authorized Customer Care Center.

 

I never received the message displayed above, but my printer is displaying an end of life service message. Why?

Most consumers who are out of warranty elect to replace a lower-cost printer when they receive an end of life service message. In most cases, when this message occurs, other printer components also may be near the end of usable life and satisfactory print quality cannot be maintained. If you want to continue using the printer, Epson recommends having the printer serviced at an Epson Authorized Customer Care Center.


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To download this utility, please check the agreement checkbox, complete all fields below, and click Submit. Required fields are noted with an asterisk (*).

Note: This utility is for Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP operating systems only. We hope to develop an option for Mac users as well; however, we do not have an ETA or the OS requirement at this time.

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