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How To Troubleshoot Error Code 0X97 On Your Printer?

WHAT DOES EPSON ERROR CODE 0X97 MEAN?

 An error is the way that a device tries to communicate with you telling that there is a problem in regards to the device. Epson, undoubtedly a global leader when it comes to printer space, has also been victim to the claws of ERROR messages. Out of these mischievous error codes one is ERROR CODE 0X97.  This code much like uninvited guests can occur any time without any signs or warnings especially if you have been using your printer for a long time, few might enjoy the company of uninvited guests but this error code makes your printing process exhausting. Along this error code you’ll see an indicator asking you to switch off/on your printer again. Essentially this error code will show during your printing task and further prevents your printer from doing its job, therefore until this error has been dealt with you won’t be able to use your printer, thus making it a hindrance to hassle-free printing which Epson promises.

WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF EPSON ERROR CODE 0X97?

It has been noted that certain Epson printers have seen a rise in error code 0x97 due to internal hardware issues. These few printer models face a problem in which the motherboard stops functioning which obviously restricts the user to carry out the functionalities of the printer. The expert teams of engineers have come up with workarounds for this problem but the permanent solution unfortunately is to repair the old printer or replace it with a new one.

EFFECTUAL METHODS TO SOLVE EPSON PRINTER ERROR CODE 0X97

Some workaround methods as provided by the engineers have been mentioned below, it is requested to pay through attention to these methods:

METHOD 1

UNPLUG THE EPSON PRINTER FIRST AND THEN PLUG BACK IN

The mentioned steps require you to have a very basic knowledge relating to the technicalities of your printer. If you are still facing any issues, then you may refer to the manual as all the steps are unique to every model.

Do it by following the below steps:

1.The first step that you need to follow is to open the printer case and see if any paper or unwanted material is stuck in the tray which regulates the input/output functionality of the printer.

If anything is found, kindly remove it carefully without causing any damage to the printer hardware.

2.The next thing that you are supposed to do is to take the cartridges out of the printer.

3. After making sure there is nothing stuck in the printer and the cartridges are out, plug out all the USB devices as well as the cables connected to it.

4.Next, press the power button.

5.Once you have completed the above steps, plug the USB and cables back.

6.Now turn your printer back on and check whether the error disappears.

If not, go to the next method.

METHOD 2

UNPLUG AND PLUG-IN YOUR DEVICE IN A REVERSE WAY

This process is the extended version of the method mentioned above. If the above method fails to fix your issue, then proceed further with this one. This method is very useful in confirming if the error is occuring due to internal hardware failure or not. Do it by following the below steps:

1.Turn off your printer first and then unplug all the cables and USB devices connected to it and then wait for a few minutes.

2. Now, press the power button and hold it for at least 5 minutes.

3. Now plug in the power cable while pressing the power button for another 60 seconds and insert the cables and the USB devices back in.

4.Once you have completed the above mentioned procedure, release the power button and check if the error is still displayed.

If the error method is still displayed, refer to the next method.

METHOD 3

CLEAN ALL THE NOZZLES IN YOUR CLOGGED EPSON PRINTER

Another very common reason for the error code to be displayed is the wasted ink around the head prayer. This error is generally resolved by simply cleaning the nozzles. Below are some tips regarding cleaning the nozzles:

1.Turn off the Epson printer and disconnect it from the power supply as well as your operating system to which it is connected.

2. After that,open the hardware casing of your epson printer.

3.Further, take a piece of a soft cotton cloth and wet it in an ammonia-based cleansing fluid.

4.Fold the cloth in a way such that it perfectly fits under the head of the printer and place it there carefully for a timespan of about twelve hours.

5. After at least 12 hours, take out the cloth and close the printer.

6.After completing the above mentioned steps, print a document for checking if the error has disappeared.

If the error still persists, try troubleshooting it with the method discussed below.

METHOD 4

USE TROUBLESHOOTER AND INSTALL UPDATED DRIVER

If you have tried all the methods mentioned above, and they did not work, follow the steps mentioned below to troubleshoot the error.

1.Download the software named “Windows Printer troubleshooter” from your browser.

2.Run the program in your system and check which error does it identify.

3.Install all the drivers which are being displayed as removed and then right click on the Windows menu. Select the “Device Manager” option.

4.A new pop-up window will be displayed on the screen, select the option “printers” from it.

5.search for the printer with which you are having the issue. Right click on it and then select the “Update Driver” option.

6.Check if the error still persists by printing any document.

In case the error is still persisting, then it is suggested to kindly contact our technicians via our helpline number so that they can solve your issue at the earliest.

CONTACT QUALIFIED TECHNICIANS  VIA PROVIDED HELPLINE NUMBER

After executing all the above methods, if the error still persists,then it is suggested that you take on professional help. All you need to do for finding a solution to the Epson error code 0X97 is to contact our accessible helpline number and explain your query to the tech-support engineers, they will be more than happy to help you with the inconvenience caused .

FAQ

1. How do you unclog an Epson Printhead?

To unclog your printhead, you can use a number of methods. One method is using a paper towel. All you need to do is to set a paper towel to cover up the rubber roller and use the Windex mixture by pouring tiny drops on the clogged printhead. After maintaining the setup for at least fifteen minutes, remove the towel and you will be able to print perfectly.

2. What is Epson WF Error code?

Sometimes while using the printer you might encounter a workforce error code 3620. It is usually encountered when users use the printer for longer periods of time. The display shows an indication to turn your printer off and on. If you continue facing this issue for a while, feel free to contact our customer care helpline.

3. How do I reset my Epson WF 3640?

To reset Epson WF 3640 follow the give procedure:

  1. Press the “Home” button.
  2. Select the “Setup” option and click on “System Administration”.
  3. Then you will be asked to enter your administrator password.
  4. Search for the “Restore Default Settings” option and click on it.
  5. After that, a confirmation screen will be displayed.
  6. Select “Yes” to reset to the default settings.

4. Can you reset Epson ink?

If you do not have a basic knowledge of resetting an ink cartridge in a printer, you should refrain from doing it as it can be a very tedious task. If you can manage to do so, then perform the following procedure:

  1. Grab a small point object and insert it in the printer to suitably adjust the reset button.
  2. Locate the ink cartridge button and then press it using the object.

If you face any difficulties during the process, feel free to conteact our customer care helpline number to seek help.

5. How to fix Epson error code 0x97?

To get rid of theEpson error code 0x97, follow the given method:

  1. Turn the Epson printer OFF and then unplug the power cable.
  2. Remove all the USB devices and cables from your printer.
  3. After at least ten minutes, plug in the power supply and hold the power button which turns the printer on.
  4. Now test the printer by printing a page.

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