How to repaire Epson L1800 printer red light blinking and appear the error “The printer’s ink Pads are at the end of their service life. Please contact the Epson Support” by using WIC Reset Tool (or Epson L1800 RESSETTER) and Wic Reset Key.
You have had an Epson L1800 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 error 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.
Find the reason and the methods to solve the Waste Ink Counter on Epson L1800 printer.
Before you look for the reason of the Waste Ink counter on Epson L1800 printer, you should be sure that your Epson printer has this error or other same errors. You completely realize this problem based on these signals below.
How to realize the Waste Ink Counter Overflow in Epson L1800 printer
There are three popular methods to know that your Epson L1800 printer has Waste Ink Counter overflowed:
– First of all, when your Epson L1800 printer is printing and suddenly stops working as well as the red light is blinking continuously.
– Secondly, Printer’s LCD show an problem message: “The Printer’s Ink Pads are at the end of Their service life. Please contact Epson Support” or “The Printer’s Ink Pad is at the end of its service life. Please contact Epson Support”.
– Thirdly, when you use the Epson L1800 Resetter or WIC Reset Tool to read the numbers the Waste Ink counters and you can see the number is bigger that 100%
What is Epson L1800 Waste ink counter? What is Epson L1800 Waste ink pad?
Waste Ink Pads are actually a number of porous pads in the Epson L1800 printer that collect, distribute, and very importantly contain the ink that is not used on printed pages (Waste Ink).
Waste Ink is collected by these pads during the initial setup of the product, during cleaning cycles and when printing borderless photographs.
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 L1800 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 L1800 Waste ink counter overflow?
To prevent ink leaking outside the Epson L1800 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 and also two counters are overflow – you can’t print – you should be 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 L1800 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 or 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 have to 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 pad 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 L1800.
Reset Epson L1800 printer Waste ink counter instruction
Step 1: Download Epson L1800 resetter and setup
You are able to download by select one of the links:
– Download WIC Reset Utility for Windows (.zip): Download here
– Download Epson L1800 resetter for Windows (.rar): Download here
– Download WIC Reset Utility for Windows (Mirror): Download here
or go to download page here: Download Epson L1800 Resetter
How to setting up Epson L1800 resetter:
Step 1.1: Run Wicreset.exe file, click “Yes“, click “I accept the agreement“.
Then click “Next” to continue
Step 1.2: Now, select distination location to install Epson L1800 resetter. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse then select a folder. If you want to install Epson L1800 resetter in default folder, click Next to continue
After that, 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 install Epson L1800 resetter
Step 1.4: Click Install to continue with the WIC Reset installation
Please wait. Installation has completed installing Epson L1800 resetter on your computer when you see the Window: “Completing the WicReset Setup Wizard“
And this is WIC Reset Tool (Epson L1800 resetter)
Step 2: Buy the WIC Reset Key
You can buy the WIC RESET KEY with Paypal, VISA, Master Card and also Webmoney. ONE RESET KEY = $8.99 (One time reset only)
Step 2.1: Click here to go to Buy Page, or 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 (email@example.com) to get the reset key
Step 3: Step to steps to reset your Epson L1800 printer’s Waste Ink Counters
Please watch this video to know how to reset your Epson L1800 printer’s Waste ink counters by using Epson L1800 resetter (WIC Reset Tool.)
If you have any problem with Epson L1800 resetter, please don’t hesitate to contact us.