The Epson WF-2540 is an all-in-one color inkjet printer.

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Shows Error code: 0x9A

When i tried to turn on my printer, it shows error code 0x9A. Please help.

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Sanskar Patel on the Epson WF series that error code indicates a carriage fault. That can be caused by debris/obstruction (paper jam, bent/damaged rails, out of place purge assembly/wiper, or dirty/dislocated encoder strip) to a bad sensor or control board, faulty carriage drive motor/gear/belt, bad printhead/carriage pcb. also check the ink cartridge holder and make sure it is properly seated. As you can see it is a broad non-specific error code that will require you to check the aforementioned things first.

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Call the Epson 800# for support for this code and was prompted to pay $199 for them to fix it remotely and the tech wanted access to my computer .....never buy an Epson again !!!

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Sanskar Patel, Try to clean and reset your printer to get rid of the Error code: 0x9A/carriage fault.

Open up the printer check for scraps of paper, lint or foreign objects,staple, etc. Make sure carriage moves manually, or moves on its own when raising lid. If moving freely, continue cleaning with compressed air blowing out inside printer compartment while checking both sides are clear, wipe down the encoder strip with a soft cloth and a few drops of alcohol, it is a clear plastic strip running the width of the printer, that sits just slightly above and behind the carriage. Now reset the machine, detach printer from outlet, wait 5 minutes then press and hold power button a minute or two, while still holding power on button plug printer in and continue holding button for another minute after plugged in, release button.

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There are many causes of this error if we are taking care of this causes then we get rid of Epson Error code 0X9a easily. Like

• Configuration error of framework records in Windows.

• Corrupted files in the framework records.

• The framework records in Windows OS are spoiled due to inappropriate removal of apps and hardware.

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