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Canon mg5250 keeps blowing fuse and says wrong print head installed

It says wrong print head is installed and keeps blowing the fuse

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SOURCE: Canon MP470: "Print Head is not installed. Install Print Head"

Some printer brands have a cute scheme that reads a "new" cartridge as good, but the refilled one has a small fuse link that is burned out by the printer. Try factory new cartridges. Unplug the printer power for a bit to reset the printer.

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SOURCE: Canon MG5250 - Can I print any documents that is

The only documents you can print using the flash drive are photos.

Connect a USB FLASH memory device and access your photos quickly and easily

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SOURCE: my canon mp830 is telling

In this printer, like in most Canon ones, the printhead is separated from the ink cartridge and that makes the cartridge much cheaper to manufacture. The system is designed like that: the carrier is the one that moves everything along the page - fixed to a guide rail; in the carrier is inserted the printing head assembly - secured with a large lever situated on the left of the carrier; inside the print head the ink cartridges just slot in, thru pressure. You have a user sheet with that here
The error message is generated when the communication between the printing head and the motherboard is failing. The fault can be located in 3 places:
1 - at the connection between the printing head and the carrier : the head is badly inserted (it has shifted out of position) or its contacts are dirty. Remove the cartridges, disconnect the power mains, lift the lever and slide the head out then clean both sets of contacts: on the head and carriage. If this doesn't fixes it then
2 - the connection between the carrier and the mainboard - done by a ribbon cable that plugs in it. Move the carrier by hand at the middle of the printer then check the status of the cable: if it's intact (no tears or kinks) and if it's firmly plugged in. If the cable is damaged then it will have to be replaced - a visit to a repair shop will be mandatory, they are the only ones that have spares. If the cable is good then
3 - the processor no longer communicates with the buffer circuit. The only way to fix that would be by replacing the mainboard, but it's not worth it: it will be cheaper just to buy a new printer.

Posted on Aug 30, 2011

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SOURCE: How do I print from

To print with black follow the instruction. 1. Open your photo/documents. 2. Press Ctlr+P. 3. Select Set up. 4. Select Grayscale 5. Press print. Good luck

Posted on Sep 05, 2011

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SOURCE: Put new cartridges in my canon mg5250 only printing black and yellow no other colours

In most cases the printer driver software can have errors while being in use or is shut down. So to reset remove your printer from the PC and uninstall the printer software. Now reinstall the printer software and then connect the Printer ONLY WHEN PROMPTED, to be detected as a new hardware as it will be installed. Now check the printer properties to see the ink levels.
Activate head cleaning before a test is taken. Sometimes it is possible that the head is not reacting to the need of the PC command or can be an issue with ink drying or poor ink cartridge contacts. Sometimes the power supply unit must be checked as a poor SMPS unit can deliver low voltage and cause issues to the printer function. Check all the leads and connections of the mother board , the tags to the ink cartridge. Also check the mechanical settings of the ink cartridge , if jammed or tight remove motor and manually free the drive before it is set back.

Posted on Oct 19, 2011

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If an error message is displayed on the LCD, take the corresponding action described below.

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