Epson Printer Error Code 0x97

How to Fix Epson Printer Error Code 0x97?

If you are an Epson printer user and facing an error named Epson Printer Error Code 0x97, or you may face this error in the future as it is one of the basic failures in the Epson printer that restricts the use of the printer. Imagine you are working on something for so long and at the time of printing your work, the printer stops working. This may feel very annoying and irritated. In this blog post, we will be discussing Epson Error Code 0x97 troubleshooting so that you can get rid of this issue ASAP.

What is the meaning of Epson Printer Error Code 0x97?

Epson Error Code 0x97 is a warning message that appears when there is an internal hardware issue/malfunction in your Epson printer. The motherboard failure, a jammed paper, empty cartridge, and many more could be the cause of Error Code 0x97. Read on to know more about Error Code 0x97 and do it yourself troubleshooting methods to get Epson printer working again. Epson representatives are capable of handling most issues including technical issues, product or service related queries, billing concerns, and many more.

Methods to Fix Epson Error Code 0x97

This error is generally faced by the users of Epson printer users including several models like, Epson wf-3640, wf-3620, wf- 7610, wf-4630, wf-7620, and xp-830. Follow the below mentioned methods to get rid of Epson Error Code 0x97 by yourself.

Reboot the Printer

  • Follow the steps below to reboot your printer as this may resolve the issue
  • First, turn off your printer and then unplug it
  • Next, disconnect all cables and USB, and wait for 5 minutes
  • Now, press the power button for 60 seconds
  • After that, without releasing the power button, plug in the power cable into the power socket
  • Hold on the power button for another 60 seconds
  • Finally, release the power button and check whether the issue is resolved or not

Check and clean your ink cartridges

  • Turn off your Epson printer and unplug it from the power source
  • Also. disconnect the printer from your computer
  • Once you have done that, open the printer casing
  • Now, with the help of a clean paper towel and soak it with any head cleaning fluid
  • Then, clean the mechanic pad and the other sensitive areas of your Epson printer
  • After that, remove the paper towel and wait for at least 15 minutes
  • Now, connect the disconnected cables and start your printer

Unlpug the printer and plug it again

  • First, disconnect all connected cables from the printer and then disconnect the USB drivers
  • After that, remove the printer cartridges
  • Now, press and hold the power button for about 60 seconds
  • Then, plug in all cables and then connect the USB drivers
  • Next, fit the printer cartridge at its place
  • Finally, turn on the power button and check whether the error is resolved or not

Clean the clogged nozzles of your printer

  • First, turn off the printer and disconnect it from the power supply
  • Now, open the printer casing
  • Then, take a paper towel and fit it below the printer head
  • Once you have done that, damp the printer head with the help of any cleaning fluid that has some ammonia
  • Next, place the soaked paper towel on the track where the printer head moves
  • Finally, put the print head to the centre above the tissue towel and leave it there for at least 12 hours

Clean the mechanic pad

  • First, turn off the printer and disconnect it from the power supply
  • Now, remove the printer casing
  • Then, with the help of a tissue and soaked in warm water wipe the cleaning pad carefully and leave the tissue there for at least  15 minutes
  • After that, remove the tissue and wait for the cleaning pad to dry
  • Finally, connect all cables and turn on your printer to check whether the issue is resolved or not

Download the 0x97 Fix patch

Downloading the 0x97 fix patch can help to resolve the Epson printer error issue. Follow the below steps to troubleshoot your printer error.

  • First, download 0x97 Fix patch
  • After that, click on the “Scan” button to run the 0x97 fix patch
  • Next, click of “Fix” button to resolve the issue

Run the Windows printer troubleshooter

For windows 7 and 8 users

  • Press the windows logo key on your keyboard and type troubleshooting in the search option
  • Next, select Troubleshooting
  • Now, Under the Hardware and Sound Option, click on “Use a printer”
  • On the next screen, click on “Next” button
  • Now, wait for some time. Your computer will detect your printer issue.
  • After that, follow the steps on your screen to resolve the detected issue

For windows 10 users

  • Press the windows logo key on your keyboard and type troubleshooting in the search option
  • Next, select the Troubleshooting setting
  • On the next screen, select the Printer option and then click on the “Run the troubleshooter” option
  • Now, wait for the troubleshooting process to complete.
  • After that, check your printer to see if the issue is resolved or not

Update the printer driver

The Epson Error Code 0x97 may appear if you are using the wrong driver or it is outdated. Updating the printer can help you resolve your printer issue. Follow the steps to update the printer driver.

Manually update the printer driver

  • Go to the Epson support website and find the driver for your windows version and download the driver manually
  • Once the driver is downloaded, install the driver on your computer by double clicking on the downloaded file
  • Once you have done that, start your printer to see if the error is resolved

Automatically update the printer driver

  • Download and install Driver Easy on your computer
  • After that, run Driver Easy and click on the scan button. The driver will scan your computer and detect any problem in the driver
  • On the next screen, click on the update button next to the printer driver
  • This action will download the correct driver for your computer version
  • Install the update and check whether the issue is resolved or not

Hopefully, by using these trouble shootings methods, your printer works properly now. These are the effective steps to resolve the Epson Error Code 0x97 easily that will help your printer works efficiently. If you have any trouble to do this or any other errors with your printer and want to take help, Contact us directly by dialing the customer service toll-free number  +61-1800592413 (Australia) and enjoy a hassle-free support service.

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