How to repaire Epson Artisan 1430 printer red light flashing and appear the error message “The printer’s ink Pads are at the end of their service life. Please contact the Epson Support” by reset your Epson Artisan 1430 printer’s Waste ink counter with WIC Reset Tool (or Epson Artisan 1430 RESSETTER) program.
You have had an Epson Artisan 1430 printer in a good condition but today after turning it on to print the document, the printer doesn’t work and it also has the flashing red light error as well as you receive an problem message on the LCD screen: “The Printer’s Ink Pads are at the end of their service life. Please contact Epson Support”, we call this problem is Waste Ink Counter Overflow.
You completely fix this problem with a low fee and you don’t should be bring your Epson printer to the store, it is very expensive and time – consuming.
Understand the Waste Ink Counter and how to fix this
As I have mentioned, you should sure your printer having the Waste Ink Counter problem or not, in case your printer has this problem, let’s go on fixing it or you can call the fixing service to save your time.
The signals of Epson Artisan 1430 printer when it has Waste Ink Counter Overflow error
These are 3 steps to sure that your Epson Artisan 1430 printer is overflowed or not:
– When Waste ink counter is overflowed, two red lights of the printer will blink continuously.
– Check the notifications of the computer if you see “The Printer’s Ink Pad is at the end of its service life. Please contact Epson Support” and also “The Printer’s Ink Pads are at the end of their service life. Please contact Epson Support” that means your waste ink counter is overflowed, you should be reset it back to 0% to continue using.
– Let’s download Epson Artisan 1430 Resetter and also WIC RESET TOOL then connect with the computer by USB cable, connect computer to the internet, then choose the Epson Artisan 1430 printer on the Wicreset’s left sidebar then click “Read Waste Counters” to check the number of Waste Ink Counter. In case one of them is more than 100% that means your Waste Ink Counter is overflowed.
What is Epson Artisan 1430 Waste ink pad? What is Epson Artisan 1430 Waste ink counter?
Epson inkjet printers have inside a part of sponge for absorbing and collecting waste inks. It is called waste ink pad.
Ink is collected by waste ink pads during the initial setup of the product, during cleaning cycles and when printing borderless photographs. While printhead cleaning process ink flush through printhead to waste ink pad.
So one time it can be overflowed because it could not absorb ink anymore then the ink will leak from the bottom of the Epson Artisan 1430 printer.
The printer counts how much ink flow to waste ink pad and stores this number into printer’s memory.
This number is called Protection Counter and also Waste Ink Counter.
What is Epson Artisan 1430 Waste ink counter overflow?
To prevent ink leaking outside the Epson Artisan 1430 printer from Waste ink Pad, the waste ink counter may be overflowed and printer will stop.
Full waste ink counter is 100%. Overflow means that counters values are more than 100%. If one or two counters are overflow – you can’t print – you need to RESET WASTE INK COUNTERS
After a long period of usage or you had used it for a large quantity of printing document, the printer will leave a lot of waste ink into Waste ink pad. If you don’t care about this problem, the waste ink tray will be full then the waste ink can be overflowed.
This affects other components and can make the Epson Artisan 1430 printer be broken down. We can predict that case so Epson installed to make the Waste Ink Counter overflow soon to stop the printing procedure, this ensures that there is no waste ink which flows into the waste ink pad and avoid the waste ink from overflowing.
When one of the waste ink counters is overflowed, the printer will stop instantly. You need to clean the waste ink tray and also replace then reset Waste ink counter back to 0% to continue printing.
How to avoid the waste ink pad overflowing.
After you reset the waste ink counter back to 0% many times and the printers will go on working and let the waste ink flow into tray so the waste ink tray will be full soon and then overflow. This problem affect directly to printer so you need an useful solution to prevent the waste ink pad overflowing.
The professional method: you can create an open bottle that contains the waste ink to help it can contain more waste ink. Let’s see the picture below:
But you should be have some tools and your creativity. If you can’t do this, you can use this following way.
This way is very simple, when you reset the waste ink counter, you can dissemble the top of the waste ink tray then take the waste ink out, if you can let’s dissemble the sponge and clean it.
You also buy a new waste ink tray to replace.
The disadvantage of this way is you can forget to clean waste ink pad so the ink can be overflowed. This can be bad effect to the components of the Epson Artisan 1430.
Reset Epson Artisan 1430 printer Waste ink counter instruction
Step 1: Download Epson Artisan 1430 resetter and install
You can download by select one of these links:
– Download WIC Reset Utility for Windows (.zip): Download here
– Download WIC Reset Utility for Windows (.rar): Download here
– Download WIC Reset Utility for Windows (Mirror): Download here
or go to download page here: Download Epson Artisan 1430 Resetter
How to install WIC Reset Utility:
Step 1.1: Run Wicreset.exe file, click “Yes“, click “I accept the agreement“.
Then click “Next” to go to the next step
Step 1.2: Now, select distination location to install WIC Reset Utility. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse then select a folder. If you want to install Epson Artisan 1430 resetter in default location, click Next to continue
Then, click Next when “Select Start Menu Folder” window appears, if you don’t want to create a start menu folder click on “Don’t create a Start Menu folder“.
Step 1.3: Click to check “Create a desktop shortcut” then click Next to continue setup Epson Artisan 1430 resetter
Step 1.4: Click Install to continue with the Epson Artisan 1430 Resetter installation
Please wait. Setup has finished installing Epson Artisan 1430 resetter on your computer when you see the Window: “Completing the WicReset Setup Wizard“
And this is WIC Reset Tool (Epson Artisan 1430 resetter)
Step 2: Buy the WIC Reset Key
You can buy the WIC RESET KEY with Paypal, VISA, Master Card or Webmoney. ONE RESET KEY = $8.99 (This is One Time Reset Key)
Step 2.1: Click here to go to Buy Page, and also visit: https://resetkey.net/buy
Step 2.2: Enter the number of keys you want to buy in to Quantity box.
Step 2.3: Click on ADD TO CART button, then click Checkout with Paypal to pay the reset key and get the reset key from your email (You will receive the reset key in less than 10 seconds).
if you pay the reset key with Webmoney, please send money to WMZ Wallet: Z230787931543 then contact us (firstname.lastname@example.org) to get the reset key
Step 3: How to reset your Epson Artisan 1430 printer’s Waste Ink Counters
Please watch this video to know step to steps to reset your Epson Artisan 1430 printer’s Waste ink counters by using Epson Artisan 1430 resetter (WIC Reset Tool.)
If you have any problem with Epson Artisan 1430 resetter, please don’t hesitate to contact us.