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Print head problem( no ink getting to head)

I have a print head error message and the printer says please turn off power . i have added new head with no result also booted up with no head in and still no change . i have noticed when it starts up the ink in the pipes do are not full and look as if they are not being pumped ,ive checked the motor and this still works any ideas cheers in advance

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To get rid of the error message.Turn the printer Off.Hold down the paper source button & the online button at the same time & hit the power button once.Continue to hold down the paper source and online buttons until you see the printer name " Canon W6200" on the printers LCD display and then release the two buttons.The printer will intialize & enter service mode. At this time I unplugged the printer for five seconds & then plug it back in. I then opened the front cover & removed the old Print head & closed all head latches and the front cover. Hit the power button to turn your printer on & the printhead carriage will move to the right & install print head will be shown on the LCD screen.Open the front cover and install the new printhead,close all latches & the front cover. The printhead carriage should move to the right & begin to prime the lines and the new head with ink.This may take several minutes.You printer should work after the priming is done!

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Hurl,
Did you ever find a solution to this problem....it seems like the EXACT same problem I have with this same printer......PLEASE HELPPPPPP!!!!!!!

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Posted on Nov 03, 2007

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I don't know what is awaiting but IN The Future I will not talk to anybody from INDIA - they do not have authority and do not listen (but maybe they don't listen because they can't do anything about it).

 

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