The error code 0x97 appears in your Epson printer due to internal component failure or other hardware related issues. To fix Epson error code 0x97, you only need to take a few simple steps. Firstly, unplug the cable connections between your printer and computer, and then remove the cartridge from the slots. Now reconnect the cable back to the place and install the ink cartridge. Turn on your printer and verify the error 0x97 resolves or not. If the issue persists, it could be due to a clogged nozzle which needs immediate cleaning, and for that, you can take a clean cloth, soaked in water and wipe the printer nozzle. Also, make sure there is no paper jammed inside the Epson printer and remove that if you found any foreign material within. Restart your printer and check the control panel for the printer is the ready message. The error code 0x97 is terminated in your Epson printer.