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Canon i470d Printhead problems

Canon i470d printer not recognizing printhead after cleaning with alcohol. What do i do?

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SOURCE: printer does not print magenta and cyan. Change

The print head is clogged.Try unclogging manually.Open the cover and first remove the ink cartridges.Then open the holder and remove the print head.Run hot tap water and put the print head with the nozzles up to stream water.Hold that 5 mins then turn the print head around
with the nozzles down.Hold that for every color of 5 mins.Then put the print head in hot water with the nozzles down.Left it water about 15 mins and then you must very nice to dry.When the print head dry put it in printer and start cleaning.If this not help you need to replace the print head.It's part number is QY6-0049.

Posted on Nov 12, 2009

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SOURCE: Canon imagePROGRAF W8200 InkJet Printer Problem Printhead Error! Turn Power Off!

You'll probably need to replace the whole printhead.  It's a bit of a job on that machine

Posted on Oct 27, 2007

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SOURCE: How do I remove the printhead Canon Pixma MP780

OK lift the gray lever up and remove the cartridges, look just below the gray lever and you will see two rounded protrousions inside towards the rear of the black box, grasp these protrousions with your thumbs and forfingers and gently pull toward you, ther may be some resestance but pull smoothly do not ****, the print head will come out.  There are no wires to disconnect the circuits are touch circuits.

Posted on Jan 29, 2009

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SOURCE: Printhead cleaning

Turn the printer off.
Turn the printer on.
Restart your computer.
Try to print -- has the message vanished?

Posted on Nov 18, 2009

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SOURCE: how to install QY6-0061-000 Printhead

You open the lid and wait for the carriage to come tothe center, remove all inks, lift the gray lever straight up and tilt the printhead forward from the top and lift straight out. The new one goes in bottom first and then you tilt back the top, lower the lever again and install the inks.

Posted on Nov 20, 2009

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