Printers often have technical issues and you wonder ‘why is my printer offline’? However, don’t get worried. All printer problems can be resolved by troubleshooting. Once troubleshot, the reason for the issue can be found and the issue can be fixed. Here is one of the most common problems that are faced with printers. Faded print quality. There are many causes for printer fading including paper jams, cartridge problems, and broken cords. If you’re not sure which one is causing the problem, try to unplug and plug back in your printer to see if it works.