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Canon imagePROGRAF W8400G Bought used machine. Saw it running prior to moving to my premises. Since installing it I have not been able to print. Keep getting error message 'check printhead'. Have run through both cleaning cycles. Have removed and put back in the printhead. Nozzle Check print runs fine, as does test print. However, still cannot achieve a print from laptop. Cannot afford to spend £400 on a new head unless absolutely necessary. Any other ideas before I flex the plastic ?

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  • sav_8604 Dec 09, 2008

    Hi , I have same problem but not sure how to take out the head as it moves into far right hand side where I can't even touch it?

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You'll probably need to replace the whole printhead.  It's a bit of a job on that machine

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Buying a new printhead is a mighty good suggestion, it seems you have pretty well used up the maximum service life of your printhead, if i'm not mistaken. Try to reinstall your printer along with its software. Go to settings>control panel > remove hardware> then,reboot. After, rebooting, re-install your printer software and drivers.

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Here is the manual for your printer model. Epson Stylus Pro 9800 Printer Guide
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SOURCE: HP L7680 print head problem

When installing the print heads out of the box you MUST shake them for 30-60 seconds, same goes for ink tanks. If you do not then the lubricant that is added to them will seperate and it will draw thinned out ink causing damage to the print heads. Also, if your system sits for more than a couple weeks (and this goes for ALL printers) then run a test page ence every 2 weeks to keep the system from drying out.

I used to work at a couple office supply stores and this was almost always the issue with bad printheads on HP, Brother and Cannon printers.

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