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I have a canon mp730 printer. I ordered a new printhead for it after having printer problems. After I took out the old printhead to get a part number and reinserted it until new part arrives, I did a printhead alignment to make sure everything was still in working order. It did run through the process fine. The printhead was sitting in the middle, we then turned off the printer. When we restarted it the printhead and cartridges will not return to the center. I have already done the reset process in the test mode, and have unplugged the printer overnight. Nothing will help. The error reads wrong cartridge, but after I do the reset, it goes away, but still doesn't do anything. It seems like the gears could be jammed, but does not make noise like they are. Is there some way to return the cartridges to the middle manually. I can not move with my hands, won't budge.

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Just start the printer by making it ON by pressing power the printer moves slightly from its orignal set position remove the power cord as quickly as you can .so the head will be moved from its orignal position and after that there is a rubber belt in the printer which is black in colour just pull it slowly so the head will come nearer and nearer to you remove the cartridges as it comes in the exact position.

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