Thank you all!Canon Pixima MP950I just had to push the heads so I can have access to the cleaning mechanism and with a pencil i pushed it down to the right Thanks for any suggestions. I have a process to test if your purge unit is in fact working or if the problem is in the printhead. save yourself 30 mins. - Anonymous It worked, thank you. - tracicot2 0 Same thing happened with my iP300. http://patricktalkstech.com/canon-pixma/canon-pixma-ip4000-error-codes.html
Ieven looked at printer for sale on the website! I pushed it a little with my screwdriver in the thought that the wire was causing a jam in the mechanics or something. Called canon, went thru a few hoops and they said they would send me a replacement. Removed end panels and top panel.
Either jammed or stuck or has gone bad. Long print times between printer usage is what I think caused this problem ... I really have loved this printer and the low cost of ink and don't want to buy a new one if I can fix it. Ask John Your Own Question John, Computer Science Engineer Category: Printers Satisfied Customers: 14563 Experience: CompTIA A+ & Microsoft Certified Professional with 15 years of experience repairing computers and printers. 23822421
If there is an improvement in printing (however slight) you probably don't have a bad printhead.If after trying the alcohol and some alcohol/ink flows, try this next.Cut some toilet paper to Remove cartridges, lift the cartridge locking cover and lift it out. Amazing how dark it can be in that little area. Canon Pixma Ip4000 Print Head Replacement by unknown on Jan 16, 2009 at 11:56am Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 After my post above, my ip4500 then stuck again.
I hope you get it and respond. Doing printhead cleans wastes ink but its an important part.Do a test print of a small amount of text in different colours. But there seems to have been a third square more sponge like pad also. It is probably under warranty but I dont really want to pay shipping.
Ain't America a great country??? Canon Ip4000 Printer I see a lot of people bashing Canon, but as long as it's under warranty, they replace it quickly. Noticed new Cyan Cart. Poor quality generics can cause similar problems.Davidwww.inkjetonline.com.au by Anonymous on Oct 15, 2007 at 5:27pm Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 My Canon MPC 190 has a blocked black
Using an inkjet printer that is out of ink is a bit like running a car without oil. The spring wasn't strong enough to over come the gluey ink and so the whole thing jammed up which is probably what the code means - jammed mechanism. Canon Ip4000 Manual As the ip4000 is similar then maybe you will find the wiper unit over there too. Canon Pixma Ip4000 Printer Problems Thanks.
This gets ink back into the printhead and removes any air. this content Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases ran out ink at the time of this problem. by unknown on Jun 5, 2008 at 3:48pm Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 I have read with great interest all the happenings here for the error A600. Canon Pixma Ip4000 Print Head
I think I got it cleared out, but I appreciate your help. Where can I get a new print Head and the cost. Guess the new one's going back!By the way, what helped me understand where to look was the different ways people described the problem...it really did take a village!Thanks for saving us http://patricktalkstech.com/canon-pixma/canon-pixma-ip4000-error-code.html by jemval on Aug 5, 2009 at 11:48pm Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 Well I just opened the lid and had a look around inside my pIXMA mp610
by Anonymous on Sep 19, 2007 at 8:41pm Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 It seemed like no advice from this site was going to work. Canon Pixma Ip4000 Driver Free Download Any Addvice? Share this conversation Expert: John replied6 years ago. It's been my work horse and I hate to part with it. *sigh* Any further suggestions would be appreciated.
I pulled it out and my wife commented that it looked like one of her hair bands but i completely dismissed it as I had read someone elses' post here about Properly installed:Improperly installed:Left Image: The M ink tank is not fully seated. I have just about convinced myself that I will never buy a Canon product again. Canon Printers Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?
Red requires almost 100\% of yellow and magenta. Ask IT Technicians for Answers ASAP Not a Printers Question? thh purge unit saws that ink comes out but on paper nothing. check over here It happened after I wasn't using the printer for quite some time - couple month, while cartridges were inserted.
All Rights Reserved. Depressed at the prospect, Persistent me, I searched again and found this thread. Just moved the printer head aside and cleaned out ink as instructed in previous posts. They don't even ask for proof of purchase.
by lilsourgoose on May 12, 2009 at 5:10pm Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 My iP 4000 printer will not print.