In this article, we will give you the guide of resetting the waste in counter on Epson L558 printer. You will have trouble on waste ink counter during Epson usage process and the signals that you can realize this issue easily are not working printer, the blinking red light error and the error message on the LCD screen “The Printer’s Ink Pads are at the end of their service life”.
The Waste Ink Counter Overflow is a common problem in the Epson L558 printer as well as almost of Epson printer.
Most of them has this error and let’s watch out some following signals. When your printer stops working and appear the message on the screen “The Printer’s Ink Pads are at the end of their service life. Please contact Epson Support” and the red light is continuously blinking.
Now you can conclude that your printer is having the Waste Ink Counter Overflow however you can solve this error according to our instruction.
Find the reason and the methods to solve the Waste Ink Counter on Epson L558 printer.
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 and also you can call the fixing service to save your time.
How to realize the Waste Ink Counter Overflow in Epson L558 printer
There are three popular methods to know that your Epson L558 printer has Waste Ink Counter overflowed:
– First of all, when your Epson L558 printer is working and suddenly stops working as well as the red light is flashing 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” and also “The Printer’s Ink Pad is at the end of its service life. Please contact Epson Support”.
– Thirdly, when you use the Epson L558 Resetter and also WIC Reset Tool to read the numbers the Waste Ink counters and you can see the number is bigger that 100%
What is Epson L558 Waste ink pad? What is Epson L558 Waste ink counter?
Waste Ink Pads are actually a number of porous pads in the Epson L558 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 L558 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 L558 Waste ink counter overflow?
To prevent ink leaking outside the Epson L558 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 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 L558 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 prevent the waste ink from overflowing.
When one of the waste ink counters is overflowed, the printer will stop instantly. You should be 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.
If you use the Epson L558 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 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 prevent this problems.
The second way: you can use a bottle and a segment conductor is suitable with the Epson L558 printer’s conductor then let the waste ink flow into the conductor that is connected with the bottle
When the waste ink bottle is almost full, you only have 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 L558 printer, the waste ink will not flow out
How to reset Epson L558 printer Waste ink counter
Step 1: Download Epson L558 resetter and setup
You can download by click on one of the links:
– Download Epson L558 resetter for Windows (.zip): Download here
– Download Epson L558 resetter for Windows (.rar): Download here
– Download WIC Reset Utility for Windows (Mirror): Download here
or go to download page here: Download Epson L558 Resetter
How to setting up Epson L558 resetter:
Step 1.1: Run Wicreset.exe file, click “Yes“, click “I accept the agreement“.
And now click “Next” to go to the next step
Step 1.2: Now, select distination location to install Epson L558 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 folder, 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 L558 resetter
Step 1.4: Click Install to continue with the WIC Reset installation
Please wait. Setup has completed installing Epson L558 resetter on your computer when you see the Window: “Completing the WicReset Setup Wizard“
And this is WIC Reset Tool (Epson L558 resetter)
Step 2: Buy the WIC Reset Key
You can buy the Epson L558 Resetter 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, 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) to get the reset key
Step 3: How to reset your Epson L558 printer’s Waste Ink Counters
Please watch this video to know how to reset your Epson L558 printer’s Waste ink counters by using Epson L558 resetter (WIC Reset Tool.)
If you have any problem with Epson L558 resetter, please don’t hesitate to contact us.