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Canon i9950 printer head stays on the right hand side

Printer not used 2 months. When turned on head wont move from parking position on right side. It makes normal start up noises, head only moves slightly to left. When printer is off, head will slide to left with a gentle push.

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  • Peter Oct 26, 2008

    Hi Bappa

    Thanks. Moved carrier to left by hand, removed all cartridges. Not sure which is roller and sprint? Can you clarify. Wiped some ink frm far right. If leave carriage on LHS will return to RHS when turn on. With or w/o cartridges carrier will only move short way from RHS then returns.

    any advise please

    Peter

  • Peter Oct 27, 2008

    Hi ready2helpu



    Was hoping this was not the case, but thanks for the confirmation. We currently live in Nigeria, will try and find a Canon agent here.



    thanks!

  • Peter Oct 27, 2008

    While unable to solve the problem directly, but was helpful to confirm what needs to be done with a professional technician.

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Switch the printer and gently move the head 6 to 5 times clean the steel rod then power on the printer and check if the head is coming to the center...


Good luck...

Posted on Oct 25, 2008

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    Anand Kumar Oct 27, 2008

    try to print a test page


    1. Load letter sized plain paper in the sheet feeder.


    2. Press and hold the button.
      When the Power lamp blinks twice, release the button.

    it should print the teat page ...Please let me know the results/...


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Check for any obstructions inside the printer.
turning it off and on several times will help.

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Everything is ok in your printer.its the problem of gears jammed and not moving fluently due to not using of printer for the period of two months.
this is a common problem faced by many customers who use their printer rarely or after a long time.
just get your printer serviced and everything will be perfect and all right.
do it from a professional technician.
as its quiet difficult to open and attach the parts again.

thanks.

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With the printer on take the cartridge out. urn off the printer and using a soft cloth and some cleaning spray wipe the roller and the sprint slowly. Also make sure there is no leak from the cartrdige as you have said you didnt use it for some time. This will reasolve your problem.

Thanks

Posted on Oct 25, 2008

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    Indrajit Roy Oct 27, 2008

    Roller is the steel rod on which the cartridge move. You need to apply some force to make the cartridge holder move from left to right and vice versa to clean it. Also you will se a spring which moves on that roller which is actually the tension spring. make sure its flexible enough and not jammed.



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Check if the traction belt is in tension, you may need to replace the traction belt or the motor.
Try moving the carriage on the rail, if it does not improve you need to take apart the printer and replace either the traction belt or the motor.

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