Epson Stylus Color 3000
I cleaned the head, changed the head, changed the control board, still nothing. help!

How to Identify and Fix Common printer Problems ?

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The ink levels may be low and you may need to refill the ink. Visually check the ink levels. Also make sure you filled the tanks with the correct colors of ink. After you print, the colors in your printout need time to set as the ink dries.
Mostly the printhead may have gone bad or the cyan cartridge is not good. If the old cyan cartridge has ink and still doesn`t print then it`s probably not the cartridges. I recommend you to reach out to HP phone support to explore that hardware service options for your printer.
First, check your printer settings on the file or picture your trying to print. If your page is setup to print in “grayscale” it will only print in black and white. Change the setting to “default” so it will print in color. If your settings look good from the start, the cartridge may just need to be primed.
Replace any low, empty or faulty ink cartridges on your printer. Dust or paper residue on the rollers or separator pad inside the automatic document feeder (ADF) can result in copy quality issues.
If your machine`s cyan, magenta, or yellow toners run out, you can choose Mono in the printer driver to allow you to keep printing. You`ll be able to keep printing until the black toner runs out.
Go to your computer and click “Print” from the file that you wanted to print. Click on “Properties” and then the “Color” tab next. Select the “Print in grayscale” option by clicking on its checkbox. You can now start printing in black and white.
When color ink is expended and black ink still remains, you can continue printing for a short time using only black ink. However, you should replace the expended ink cartridge(s) as soon as possible. See the following section to continue printing temporarily with black ink.
Printing blues can be tricky because it is very close to purple within the CMYK spectrum and often times there is too much Magenta mixed in with the Cyan. If your design is coming out too purple, the key rule of thumb is to make sure to leave at least a 30% difference in your Cyan and Magenta values.
The Cause of Clogs

Printheads clog because nozzles get blocked by either air or ink. Clogs usually happen when: You keep printing with depleted ink cartridges. Using empty ink cartridges can result in air bubbles that can clog your cartridge and/or printhead.

Printing blues can be tricky because it is very close to purple within the CMYK spectrum and often times there is too much Magenta mixed in with the Cyan. If your design is coming out too purple, the key rule of thumb is to make sure to leave at least a 30% difference in your Cyan and Magenta values.
The Epson printer driver has a preview feature that pops up right after you have clicked print. If you are using a printer profile and the Epson preview at the same time, a magenta cast is likely as the Preview breaks the color management process.

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My printer feeds through one piece of paper all the way and then a half piece of paper and stops. I pull out the paper to stop the paper jam and then it prints but sounds rough. After printing, it doesn't feed the paper all the way through.
ANSWER : And the first 2 sheets, the full and half sheet that go through first, are blank.

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Stopped while printing a page
ANSWER : When a cartridge does that, it is because the encoder strip that runs through it broke. It determines its position by reading the lines in the strip. Look for a thin clear strip attached at each side of the printer.

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when printing front and back, the front will print well but the back will fade
ANSWER : It happens because second side voltage is much higher and the board breaks. Are you getting this issue in auto duplex only, or same error you are getting when you print second side manually?

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my printer prints only cyan and black
ANSWER : If it was printing OK before you refilled the cartridge and you cleaned the heads, then your only other option would be to replace the cartridge.

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Pixma iP3000, Clogged Cyan print head?
ANSWER : I have had similar problem with an IP3600, but only since upgrading OS from WindowsXP to Windows7 a few weeks back, and only with the PG fat Black ink.

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Print file sent but no printing occurs
ANSWER : Been working on these since they first were released. Never seen a problem like yours. If it happens again, try doing an engine test, as it bypasses the formatter board. The engine test is located at the right side of the manual tray opening. Look for a hole in the side wall. Stick something like a paper clip into it to actuate the test button. It will then print a lined test page. If it does that, then it points to the formatter board as the cause of your problem.

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Print without stopping
ANSWER : I would think it was probably a sticking pickup roller solenoid. To prove that, you should try the same job from the manual tray. That uses a different solenoid.

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makes hard sound and complain of replace waste toner box, and stop printing
ANSWER : complain waste toner full and it has be remove make a hard sound what is the solution?

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