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I have a Canon Pixma MP500. Everytime I try to print, I get an error message that says the inner cover is open, but it's not. I've turned the machine off, unplugged it, confirmed the cover/flap is up and it's still not working. I've also tried flicking the cover down and up a few times, then pressed OK, but still not printing. The printer is currently in for a clean and check over, hoping this would fix it. Spoke with technician who says error message still coming on, and is unable to find the sensor. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks, Robert H.

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Hello sir;Lift up the inner cover , on the right hand side there have a round hole look down the hole you will find a piece metal, try find some stick to push down that's door switch, if the message disapear, means door switch is OK, then have make sure your reset procedure is correct, close all cover turn switch off , UNPLUG power cord, wait for about one minute plug in and turn on the power again, it should be work.

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