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Flip up LCD Screen Pixma MP810 has distorted display

The flip up  LCD screen on my Canon Pixma MP810 display becomes distorted in the up position.  No words, just vertical bars.  If I move it down slightly screen displays properly.   I took it apart partially and noticed that the LCD screen is connected to an internal circuit board through a ribbon cable.   I would guess that one end of that cable is moving slightly out of positiion when the screen is in the full up position.  And connects properly when I move the screen slight downward.   I'm intent on fixing the problem myself.  What I need to know is, is there a source where I can purchase parts if I need to replace the ribbon cable or even the LCD screen? My email address is cwollam@aol.com.   Thanks for any help

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  • Carl Wollam Mar 26, 2009

    I found a company in New Hampshire that makes flat ribbon cable. Their web address ishttp://www.wavelinkcable.com/contact.htm


    They had a 40 circuit wide flat ribbon cable in stock that I ordered for $10 and I cut it down to 30 circuits wide.   I installed the modified cable in my Canon Pixma MP810 printer and it works perfectly.
    Hope this helps anyone who has problems.  cwollam@aol.com

  • John LeFebvre May 11, 2010

    Thats a fairly new printer - can't you get it repaired under warranty?

    If not, then try to replace just the ribbon. I don't know where you could get a repalcement from however, unless you could buy another broken one perhaps and get enough parts to make one working printer?

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This maybe a small bit of paper in the rollers somewhere you need to find it or it is need of a good clean.

You can also try this.

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The purge cap (the white sliding mechanism that the print head parks to when it's not in use) may be not lubricated well enough .

Lubricate the sliders with some white grease (don't get it on the small wipers or the black caps); this repair probably require to remove the right panel off of the printer to gain access to the purge mechanism.

Please come back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one so I will keep on helping.
All The Best: Pineworks

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