Question about Canon PIXMA iP4000R InkJet Printer
If you have gone through the process of cleaning and deep cleaning, as described by canon, and you still get no ink flow after printing 2-3 pages, the print head needs to be replaced.
Here is WHO to contact and HOW to install the print head:
WHO: Purchasing a Print Head
You may purchase a print head* for this printer by calling 1-800-828-4040 Monday-Sunday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 midnight. EST, excluding holidays. When calling, speak the term "order parts" when the speech routing system asks the reason for your call. You will immediately be routed to the Parts Desk for assistance. Be sure to have your model number (iP4000R) or part number (QY6-0049-000) ready for the sales person.
HOW: Install the print head and ink tanks correctly iP4000/iP4000R/iP5000
Seat the print head Below is the procedure for seating the print head and ink tanks:
Note: Gently open the paper output tray while holding it.
Note: If the top cover is left open for more than 10 minutes, the print head holder will move to the right. If this occurs, close the top cover once and then re-open it.
<1> Electrical Contacts and Print Head Face's Nozzle Area
<2> Ink Supply Filters
Note: To avoid any damage, do not touch the print head face's nozzle area, electrical contacts, and ink supply filters. After removing the protective cap, set the print head into the print head holder immediately. Do not re-attach the protective cap after it has been removed.
Next, install the ink tanks.
Note: Canon Pixma IP4000 cyan ink will not flow even - set_print_head_5.jpgpe completely. If the orange tape is not completely removed, it may interfere with printing.
<1> Removed correctly
<2> Removed incorrectly
Note: Remove the protective cap while holding it, so that fingers will not be stained by the ink.
Note: Check that each ink tank is installed in the correct position:
Posted on Feb 08, 2010
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