How to solve Epson L550 red light blinking error

You have an Epson L550 printer. But the printer’s red lights are blinking, and You don’t know how to fix.

How to solve Epson L550 red light blinking error

While using Epson L550 printer, you may encounter several blinking issues. The blinking alert advises resetting the waste ink counter.

Often, the printer’s red light blinks because of few reasons, however the major reason of flashing is: One of the Epson L550 Waste ink pad counter is definitely overflow.

About Epson L550 Waste Ink Counter overflow

The Epson printer counts what amount of ink flow to waste ink pad and places this number into printer’s memory.

This number known as Waste Ink Counter or Protection counter.

How to know Epson L550 printer Waste Ink Counters are overflow?

Full waste ink counter of Epson L550 is 100%. Overflow means Epson L550 waste ink counters values are large than 100%.

It is usually easy to look at Epson L550 waste ink counters with wic reset program.

To know Epson L550 printer waste ink counter information, open InkReset tool then click on READ WASTE INK COUNTERS button:

To check waste ink counter number

When ever one or three counters are overflow – you can’t print – you have to RESET Epson L550 WASTE INK COUNTERS.

Ways to resolve Epson L550 waste ink counter overflow

Or how do you reset flashing lights mistake state on my Epson L550 inkjet printer?

While Epson L550 printer washing cycle, it dispels ink from its nozzles down a waste pipe in to an absorbent pad.

Epson has place a counter in their printers (included Epson L550 printer) that counts every page passed through the printer and has set the Epson L550 printer to shutdown after a specific number to prevent overflow of the waste ink pad.

Usually, Epson L550 printer’s waste pad is around 35% to 75% whole anytime the printer starts showing an error message. After the initial message, you can only print 19-20 pages before your Epson L550 printer won’t works anymore.

There exists a workaround which you can use to reset to zero the counter to its first condition. Try out these methods to resolve “Epson waste ink pad counter in the printer is overflow” error.

Reset Waste Ink Pad Counter for Epson L550 printer

Get the WIC Reset Utility here (WICReset). Use Winzip to extract the downloaded file.

Once extracted and before starting, ensure that your Epson L550 printer’s driver are already installed on the computer.

Double-click exe to run the WICReset Utility. Epson L550 adjustment program screen will appear. Select your printer model (Epson L550) in the left sidebar.

Watch video how exactly to fix Epson L550 printer waste ink counter overflow below:

video how to reset Epson L550 printer red light blinking

Or you can browse the instruction on how to make use of wic reset tool to reset Epson L550 red light flashing error here:

How to reset Epson L550 printer red light blinking

Thanks and best of luck