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Print head is not installed. Install Print Head

My printer was working & then just stopped one day. Message says: "Print Head is not installed. Install Print Head." I checked to make sure printer cartridges were not loose, I tried to push the Menu button to do some testing/cleaning & nothing happens, it keeps displaying the same above message. Any suggestions?

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  • haybridgeroa Feb 05, 2009

    Yes, I tried to reinstall & no change.

  • dchpah114 Feb 13, 2009

    I just recieved a warranty replacement MP470, original problem paper not feeding. New (reconditioned) printer now has Print head not installed install print head fault. Waiting now for a response from Cannon Tech's via e-mail.

  • lastengin447 Feb 20, 2009

    I have the same error U501, just install new Print Cartridge.
    Can any one help.

  • Jeremy Reddick
    Jeremy Reddick May 11, 2010

    Have you tried reinstalling the drivers?


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Installed 2 new factory spec. print cartriges.

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