Adjust the color settings in your application or in your printer software's Advanced dialogbox.
Run the Head Cleaning utility.If colors are still incorrect or missing, replace the color ink cartridge. If the problempersists, replace the black ink cartridge.
Do not use ink cartridges beyond the expiration data printed on the cartridge package.Also, if the printer has not been used for a long time, replace the ink cartridges.
Blurry or smeared printout
Try one or more of these solutions:
Make sure that you are using the appropriate printer driver for your printer.
Use only paper recommended by EPSON.
Make sure that the printer is on a flat, stable surface that extends beyond the printer basein all directions. The printer will not operate properly if it is tilted.
Make sure that your paper is not damaged, dirty, or too old. Also, make sure that theprintable side of the paper is face up in the sheet feeder.
Make sure that your paper is dry and that the printable side is facing up. Also, make surethat you are using an acceptable paper type.Paper
Clear all customized settings, and then select the
setting under QualityType on your printer software's Main menu (Windows) or select the
settingunder Mode in the Print dialog box (Macintosh).
If the paper is curled toward the printable side, flatten it or curl it slightly toward theopposite side.
Set the adjust lever to the position, and make sure that the Media Type setting in yourprinter driver is correct.
Remove each sheet from the output tray as it is printed, especially if you are usingtransparencies.
If you are printing on glossy media or transparencies, place a support sheet (or a sheet of plain paper) beneath the stack. Or, load only one sheet at a time.