Epson FX-2190 Ribbon Gear not spinning

Apr 28, 2016
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  1. Hi can I ask for your assistance, Epson FX-2190 ribbon is not moving so that the print output was blurry and faded. How can I fix it? tnx.

    Note: The warranty of this printer was over, so I cannot return it to the manufacturer. :)
  2. Cycloid Torus

    Cycloid Torus TS Evangelist Posts: 1,657   +309

    If bought with credit card, may have extended warranty.

    "not moving" is difficult to diagnose as it probably needs 'hands on' evaluation, but you can try:

    Remove and inspect cartridge.

    Clean cartridge and cartridge receiver and ribbon drive assembly (a slight build up of paper waste, etc could misalign). Watch for a slipped belt.

    Try a new cartridge.

    Replace ribbon drive assembly ( )
  3. Cycloid Torus

    Cycloid Torus TS Evangelist Posts: 1,657   +309

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