Users get Epson printer error 0x97 due to printer hardware issues or motherboard malfunction. If it is a motherboard malfunction you will need technical assistance from the experts. However, you can check the printer issue by switching off your printer.
Check the paper tray, if any printing paper is stuck, remove the jammed paper with tearing it.
The second thing you must check is the ink cartridge. Check the ink level is properly filled.
While printing makes sure you selected appropriate paper size so the paper does not jam.
Clean the print head nozzle, most of the time it gets clogged.
Connect your printer with the power source and switch on the power. Restart your printer and try printing again.