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Inner Cover error on Canon PIXMA ip4300 printer

I get a pop up window telling me to close the inner cover before I can print. This is definitely closed, have even forced it hard to the edge but the same message appears. It asks me to close the inner cover and then resume the print. Do I have a defective printer or can anyone advise on how to get over this issue? Thanks, McMoir

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Re: Inner Cover error on Canon PIXMA ip4300 printer

This is a "Sensor" issue, there is a sensor that detects when the Cover is closed, this is either faulty, not being activated, or being activated but not registering at the CPU. Sometimes it is an actual switch, others it is a hall effect sensor, optical, magnetic sensor or the like. Have a squiz and see if ya can see any sensor etc. maybe its blocked etc. Otherwise I think it's gonna have to go 4 repair.. If so get a firm "Quote" B4 allowing them to proceede.

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