This is the best method to reset the waste ink counter on Epson L358 printer at home, you don’t have 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 L358 printer has the waste ink counter overflow, you can repair it by yourself by resetting the waste ink counter of Epson L358 printer back to 0% then your printer can work again smoothly. This is a common problem and this error also happens regularly on Epson printer.
If you don’t know how to fix and you bring it to the guarantee store, you will have to pay a higher fee and waste a lot of time. So you should follow this post to know more and then you can fix it by yourself.
Find the reason and the methods to fix the Waste Ink Counter on Epson L358 printer.
Before you look for the reason of the Waste Ink counter on Epson L358 printer, you need to 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 L358 printer
These are 3 steps to sure that your Epson L358 printer is overflowed and also 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” or “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 need to reset it back to 0% to continue using.
– Let’s download Epson L358 Resetter and also WIC RESET TOOL then connect with the computer by USB cable, connect computer to the internet, then choose the Epson L358 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 L358 Waste ink pad? What is Epson L358 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 L358 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 or Waste Ink Counter.
What is Epson L358 Waste ink counter overflow?
To prevent ink leaking outside the Epson L358 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 L358 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 have 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 first way: After resetting the waste ink counter, you should disassemble the waste ink pad and use the device to take all the waste ink the clean the waste ink pad to contain the waste ink.
But when you use this way, you should be open the printer regularly so it is inconvenient so you should see the next method to avoid this problems.
The second way: you can use a bottle and a segment conductor is suitable with the Epson L358 printer’s conductor then let the waste ink flow into the conductor that is connected with the bottle
When the waste ink bottle is full, you only need to the segment conductor and clean it to reuse.
Note: Let’s set the bottle under the printer to make the flowing process fluently. If you put the bottle higher than the bottom of the Epson L358 printer, the waste ink will not flow out
How to reset Epson L358 printer Waste ink counter
Step 1: Download Epson L358 resetter and setup
You can download by click on one of the links:
– Download Epson L358 resetter for Windows (.zip): Download here
– Download WIC Reset Utility for Windows (.rar): Download here
– Download Epson L358 resetter for Windows (Mirror): Download here
or go to download page here: Download Epson L358 Resetter
How to setup Epson L358 resetter:
Step 1.1: Run Wicreset.exe file, click “Yes“, click “I accept the agreement“.
After that click “Next” to continue
Step 1.2: Now, select distination location to install Epson L358 resetter. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse then select a folder. If you want to install WIC Reset Utility in default location, 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 L358 resetter
Step 1.4: Click Install to continue with the Epson L358 Resetter installation
Please wait. Installation has finished installing Epson L358 resetter on your computer when you see the Window: “Completing the WicReset Setup Wizard“
And this is WIC Reset Tool (Epson L358 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, 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 L358 printer’s Waste Ink Counters
Please watch this video to know how to reset your Epson L358 printer’s Waste ink counters by using Epson L358 resetter (WIC Reset Tool.)
If you have any problem with Epson L358 resetter, please don’t hesitate to contact us.