My printout has lines running through it. What should I do?

  • Try the following:

    • The print head nozzles may need to be checked and cleaned.
    • Select a higher Quality Option or Print Quality and turn off High Speed mode in the printer software.
    • Make sure the paper Type or Media Type setting matches the paper you loaded.
    • Make sure the printable side of the paper is face-up. It's usually brighter or whiter.
    • On a Macintosh, try using Automatic mode.
    • Make sure you're using genuine Epson ink cartridges and you use them within six months after you open the packages.
    • Align the print head.
    • Replace the ink cartridges.
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