Question about Canon PIXMA iP4200 InkJet Photo Printer

1 Answer

More than one yellow cartridge installed

It would seem i am not alone with the two cartridge installed nonsense....does any one have a solution otherb than buying a new cartridge

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points


    An expert that got 10 achievements.


    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 286 Answers
Re: More than one yellow cartridge installed


Buy a new cartridge. The little chip in the cartridge is bad. Contact Canon and see if they will replace the new cartridge for you. Canon is a good company and may send a new cartridge right to your door.

Posted on Dec 29, 2007

Add Your Answer

0 characters

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add


3 Points

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I own a canon iP1300 printer and just bought a new canon pg- 40 black cartridge but its not being recognized by the printer, wat do i do

Can be a problem regarding the cartridge. What is the status of the color cartridge. Take a printout with the color cartridge alone. If no problem found get your PG40 cartridge replaced. One thing to be noted is that the printer always needs the color cartridge installed. Printer can work with color cartridge alone. But will not work without a color cartridge

Apr 09, 2011 | Canon PIXMA iP1300 Printer

4 Answers

Dell 926 Printer ink refill instructions

*see the manual and follow the instructions and fill it

* contact manufacturer about details

Jul 02, 2008 | Dell 962 Photo All-In-One InkJet Printer

1 Answer

The yellow toner keeps leaking out and after only a few prints, I get "replace yellow toner" I am using brand new toner from dell. I believe I am installing cartridge correctly. why would it...

the printer is fixable seems like you need to get another toner cartdrige clean out the area and printer drum and make sure to shake the cartridge and remove ALL the tape that protects it thats why its leaking

Mar 17, 2011 | Dell 3010cn Laser Printer

1 Answer

Yellow ink will not print

On the Brother MFC series printers it uses remote ink trays as you will know, instead of having print heads directly on the ink cartridge. Whilst this approach makes it cheaper to produce the ink, and easier to change the cartridge, it can make it difficult to clear clogs.

There are several things you can do which may help, but B. and C. are at your own risk. All steps assume you have a new yellow ink cartridge.

A. In paint or another program, create a full page yellow image and keep printing it out. See if it gets any better after each print. If it does, continue until it seems to be working fine.

B. If you can manage to get to the print head, you can get a cue tip, dip it in rubbing alcohol and gently clean the print head. Leave 20 minutes to dry, and then do step A. again.

C. (AS A VERY LAST RESORT AT YOUR OWN RISK. THIS IS GOING TO RUIN YOUR YELLOW INK CARTRIDGE SO USE AN OLD YELLOW ONE IF YOU CAN) If steps A. and B. fail, you can put a "little" rubbing alcohol in the Yellow Ink Cartridge, and keep trying step A. If Yellow starts printing again, swap to a yellow cartridge that does not have rubbing alcohol in it. You are now going to have to cycle through many pages to clear the rubbing alcohol from the ink lines.

Note that if you keep cleaning the cartridges, it is going to use a lot of ink, and may actually hinder solving your yellow ink problem.

Good uck

Apr 24, 2010 | Brother MFC 240C All-In-One InkJet Printer

1 Answer

Canon iP4500 not printing yellow

take the print head with all the cartridges still installed out of the printer. take a soft microfiber cloth and gently wipe the exposed surface on the bottom of the printhead. You should get some ink to wipe off the printhead.. reinstall and retry your printing.

May 31, 2009 | Canon Pixma iP4500 InkJet Printer

2 Answers

Re-installing yellow cartridge in HP 2840

There is a gray button right of the LCD display that has a black arrow circling clockwise and four color dots (magenta/black/cyan/yellow). Push it until you see the "Rotating to Yellow" in the LCD display, then open up the top of the printer by pushing the big gray latch next to the picture card reader at the right front of the printer. You now have access to the cartridge. pull it out and examine it. If it is a new cartridge, check to see if you pulled the plastic dam strip out (which keeps the toner in place in shipment etc).

Sep 07, 2008 | HP LaserJet 2840 Printer

1 Answer

Hp Photosmart 3110

I have changed the BLACK cartridge ( as suggested ) but still cannpt print or move breyond the PROBLEM Note that comes up to CHANGE the Yellow and Black Cartridge - I cannot SCAN or COPY leave alone PRINT - please suggest a solution - Thanks ,


May 14, 2008 | HP PSC 2210 All-In-One InkJet Printer

2 Answers

Cartridge error

remove the cartridge & install the new one cartridge other wise

May 10, 2008 | HP Photosmart C5180 All-In-One InkJet...

1 Answer

Won't recognize new cartridge

see here:

Sep 03, 2007 | Brother MFC-5440CN All-In-One InkJet...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Canon PIXMA iP4200 InkJet Photo Printer Logo

Related Topics:

36 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Canon Printers & Copiers Experts


Level 3 Expert

94039 Answers

old marine
old marine

Level 3 Expert

1301 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Are you a Canon Printer and Copier Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides