This is the best method to reset the waste ink counter on Epson L220 printer at home, you don’t need to take it to a service center and it also fix the printer’s issue like not working and the blinking red light problem “The printer’s ink pads are at the end of their service life. Please contact Epson support”.
In case the Epson L220 printer has the waste ink counter overflow, you can fix it by yourself by resetting the waste ink counter of Epson L220 printer back to 0% then your printer can work again smoothly. This is a common error and this problem also happens regularly on Epson printer.
If you don’t know how to solve and you bring it to the guarantee store, you will need to pay a high fee and waste lots of time. So you should follow this post to learn more and then you can fix it on your own.
Find the reason and the methods to repair the Waste Ink Counter on Epson L220 printer.
The users who use the Epson L220 printer nearly got on with this error. Some of them waste a lot of money for fixing this error. However, you can fix it on your own in case it has this problem after you check your printer carefully.
The signals of Epson L220 printer when it has Waste Ink Counter Overflow error
Let’s check your Epson L220 printer carefully based on these steps below:
– When the printer suddenly stops working, you may think that your printer is having Waste Ink Counter Overflow but there are a lot of others such as paper jam.
– Make sure by checking the Epson L220 printer’s LCD screen in case you have and also you can check the problem message on the computer, if you see “The Printer’s Ink Pad is at the end of its service life. Please contact Epson Support” or “The Printer’s Ink Pads are at the end of their service life. Please contact Epson Support”, your Waste Ink Counter is overflowed.
– I think you should download WIC RESET TOOL which is called Epson L220 Resetter then read the index of the Waste Ink Counter by clicking the button “read waste counters”.
What is Epson L220 Waste ink counter? What is Epson L220 Waste ink pad?
Waste Ink Pads are actually a number of porous pads in the Epson L220 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 L220 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 L220 Waste ink counter overflow?
To prevent ink leaking outside the Epson L220 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 should be RESET WASTE INK COUNTERS
The overflowing ink can make the printer dirty and be broken down so the waste ink tray prevents this problem by this flowing process, before the waste ink is full and can be overflowed, the waste ink counter overflow to guarantee the printer’s safety.
So when the waste ink counter is full, you can’t print anymore and you will receive the notification about the full waste ink counter.
There are a lot of waste ink counters in Epson L220 printer therefore if one of them is more than 100%, the printer will stop printing and all you need is resetting the waste ink counter back to 0% as well as clean the waste ink tray.
How to avoid the waste ink pad overflowing.
If you use the Epson L220 printer regularly, this problem will usually happen in your Epson printer so you should use some skills in resetting process to avoid overflowing waste ink.
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 L220.
How to reset Epson L220 printer Waste ink counter
Step 1: Download Epson L220 resetter and setup
You are able to download by select one of these links:
– Download WIC Reset Utility for Windows (.zip): Download here
– Download Epson L220 resetter for Windows (.rar): Download here
– Download WIC Reset Utility for Windows (Mirror): Download here
or go to download page here: Download Epson L220 Resetter
How to setting up WIC Reset Utility:
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 L220 resetter. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse then select a folder. If you want to install Epson L220 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 L220 resetter
Step 1.4: Click Install to continue with the Epson L220 Resetter installation
Please wait. Installation has completed installing Epson L220 resetter on your computer when you see the Window: “Completing the WicReset Setup Wizard“
And this is WIC Reset Tool (Epson L220 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: Instruction on how to reset your Epson L220 printer’s Waste Ink Counters
Please watch this video to know how to reset your Epson L220 printer’s Waste ink counters by using Epson L220 resetter (WIC Reset Tool.)
If you have any problem with Epson L220 resetter, please don’t hesitate to contact us.