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Head cleaned, new cartridges installed and it is still printing out blank pages What could be wrong?

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You might be having a clogged nozzles, if you want you can try to dismantle and check on the nozzles, heres the link on how to check it just click HERE

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SOURCE: Hi. Printer isn't working, paper comes out blank.

Most likely the printhead is clogged. Another possibility is that the cleaning station does not work. 3 ways the printhead can clog,

1. Using Generic Ink
2. Not using the printer for a long time
3. Print a large print job after the ink indicator says the inks are running low.

You are better off replacing the unit than trying to get the printhead unclogged. Cost is usually around $40 and is only a 65% chance it willwork.

thanks

Posted on Dec 17, 2009

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Hello

1 Clean Print Head
The print head gets clogged due to frequent usage. Therefore, the ink will not be able to get out of the cartridge. Hence, the printer only prints blank pages. The solution to this problem will be to clean the print head. This can be done by cleaning it with a damp cloth or with an Iso Propyl Solution.


2 Check if Cartridge is Empty
If this does not work, your next step would be to check if there is any ink in the printer cartridge. You might be giving a command for a high resolution printout, but the ink might not be enough for such a purpose. Look out for the printer prompts that will tell you about the low levels of ink.

3 Install the Correct Printer Driver
Many a times if you are downloading a printer driver from the internet, you might download the wrong driver. This will result in the computer not recognizing the printer. The result is blank pages.

4 Check for Appropriate Paper Size
Another facet to be taken care of is the paper size. You must check the Page Setup Dialog box whether you have selected the settings that are in tune with the paper size that is being used for the printing.

5 Check the Operations
If nothing works for you, then a printer operations checks is in order.

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Check the ink cartridges for ink level - it might just be empty. If you've replaced them with new cartridges already, clean the print heads with a "Q" tip and alcohol and run the "clean-cartridge" function in the printers properties.

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Take the cartridge out and take a look at the print head. Clean the print head.
Put the cartridge back in
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STEP 1: Clean Print Head
The print head gets clogged due to frequent usage. Therefore, the ink will not be able to get out of the cartridge. Hence, the printer only prints blank pages. The solution to this problem will be to clean the print head. This can be done by cleaning it with a damp cloth or with an Iso Propyl Solution.
STEP2: Check if Cartridge is Empty
If this does not work, your next step would be to check if there is any ink in the printer cartridge. You might be giving a command for a high resolution printout, but the ink might not be enough for such a purpose. Look out for the printer prompts that will tell you about the low levels of ink.
STEP 3: Install the Correct Printer Driver
Many a times if you are downloading a printer driver from the internet, you might download the wrong driver. This will result in the computer not recognizing the printer. The result is blank pages.
STEP 4: Check for Appropriate Paper Size
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Put the ink cartridge onto a damp paper towel.
Does ink "bleed" onto the paper towel?
If not, then the print-heads are clogged,
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Hi. Printer isn't working, paper comes out blank.


Most likely the printhead is clogged. Another possibility is that the cleaning station does not work. 3 ways the printhead can clog,

1. Using Generic Ink
2. Not using the printer for a long time
3. Print a large print job after the ink indicator says the inks are running low.

You are better off replacing the unit than trying to get the printhead unclogged. Cost is usually around $40 and is only a 65% chance it willwork.

thanks

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You may clean the cartridge by following the steps given below:

1. Remove the cartridge or cartridges from the printer.
2. Get a damp paper towel.
3. Set the ink cartridge right side up on the damp paper towel so that the ink nozzles are against the towel and hold the cartridge in this position for about 15 seconds.
4. Now wipe the print head (on the bottom where the ink comes out) across in one direction only (left to right) until it looks clean.
5. Next dab the cartridge on the towel to make sure that the ink is flowing.
6. Snap the cartridges back into the printer.

Next, I'd like you to attempt this printer self-test by following the steps given below:

1. Disconnect the power cord from the back of the printer.
2. Press and hold the button on the printer panel.
3. Reconnect the power cord and keep holding the button on the printer panel until the printer starts to pull paper.
4. The printer should now print a test page. Please note that the test is continuous. To stop the test, disconnect the power cord.

The self-test should at least print out a set of either black or color bars, if not both (if you have a printer with both color and black installed simultaneously). Should this test fail, try it again without cartridges installed. If the self-test still fails to take paper in and make sounds like the carrier is moving across the paper, this is a hardware issue, and the printer will require service. If the self-test completes without any cartridges installed, run the self-test again with only the color cartridge installed. (If you have both black and color cartridges, after this test, run the test again with just the black cartridge installed.) If you find that either cartridge causes the self-test to fail, please let us know.

If the self-test prints, but has lines or smudges or other print quality issues, let us know.

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I have had a similar problem to this: I have had a BJC 80 for nearly 5 years and carried it around with my laptop using Win 98 and a par - par cable. It worked beautifully and successfully - so much so that when i saw a number of ink tanks going at very cheap volume prices in PC World i picked up a lot of them. Changing to an XP meant that i had to keep on using the par to par cable via a docking station but prevented my use of it with my new laptop - so when i brought it out of retirement it gave the blank printing problems yoiu described. By checking some error messages that it expected a black cartridge (which is what was installed) i found that inthe setup the software indicated it defaulted to colour cartridges. By changing this on the computer, it still printed blank pages but by changing the cartridge to colour it sprang into life when the set up asked for colour. I tried 2 other print heads which i had (3-4 years old) but still blank paper when printing to a black cartridge. I am now awaiting a new black print head carrier to see if it makes a difference. When trying with my laptop using XP and a par - usb cable it does not work at all. I have removed the sware driver for the Canon 80 and manually installed the one for the Canon 85 but no luck in printing to par - usb at this time

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