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How do I align my Cannon MX340 all in one since I change ink cartiridge now it prints on two sheets of paper instead of one. I looked in my booklet but I cant find a fix for this.

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Your "set-up" is incorrectly configured. Try printing or copy without the computer. If it works fine, then you set-up is the problem - don't think it's the alignment.

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Installed new ink. it says out of alenment


Dennis: According to an old FixYa.com, urbanhookupz said: "You need to run a printer alignment page like you do when you put in new cartridges.

unplug your printer plug it back in.
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put them back in and then close the door.

It should now prompt you to do a test alignment page.

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Aligning the Print Head

This operation must be carried out when using the printer for the first time.
Aligning the
Print Head positions allows you to print without shifts in the color registration.
Print head alignment is performed either automatically or manually. This section deals with
automatic Print Head alignment only.
?? Ensure that the Inner Cover is closed.
?? The Print Head can also be aligned from the printer itself.
1.With the printer on, load a sheet of Letter-sized plain paper in the Sheet
Feeder.
2. Hold down the RESUME/CANCEL button until the POWER lamp flashes four
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See "Opening the Printer Properties Dialog Box Directly from the Start Menu" on
page 28.
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I have changed all ink cartridges on my canon pixma ip4200 printer and it now doesn't work, the green and amber lights flash for 11 times and the cartridge carrier doesn't move. Please can someone advice...


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Automatic Print Head alignment failed
Possible causes are as follows:
6128_image_6.gif A4 or Letter-sized paper is not loaded on the Auto Sheet Feeder.
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6128_image_6.gif Print Head nozzles are clogged.
Press the RESUME/CANCEL button on the printer to clear the error, and then print out the nozzle check pattern to examine the print head condition.

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ERROR CODE CANNON MP150/MP160
E2 2 No paper (ASF)
E3 3 Paper jam
E4 - No ink
E5 5 The ink cartridges are not installed or a non-supported ink cartridge is installed , or the ink cartridges are not installed properly
E8 - Waste ink absorber full, or platen waste ink absorber full «??&raquo
E9 - The connected digital camera / video camera does not support Camera Direct Printing
E14 - The Ink cartridges whose destination are wrong
E15 15 Ink cartridge is not installed
E16 - Ink remaining is unknown
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My printer is flashing "E" & then "3" will not print or scan, what do I do?


As antiochpc said we don't know what printer you have. So the best thing to do is to contact the manufacturer website or the forums their you can ask questions. After doing some research I found this I hope it helps.

ERROR CODE CANNON MP150/MP160

E2 - No paper (ASF)
E3 - Paper jam
E4 - No ink
E5 - The ink cartridges are not installed or a non-supported ink cartridge is installed , or the ink cartridges are not installed properly
E8 - Waste ink absorber full, or platen waste ink absorber full «ОК»)
E9 - The connected digital camera / video camera does not support Camera Direct Printing
E14 - The Ink cartridges whose destination are wrong
E15 - Ink cartridge is not installed
E16 - Ink remaining is unknown
E19 - Failed to scan head alignment sheet
E22 - Carriage error
E23 - Paper feed error
E24 - Purge unit error
E25 - ASF(cam) sensor error
E26 - Internal temperature rise error
E27 - Waste ink absorber full or platen waste ink absorber full
E28 - Ink cartridge temperature rise error -
E29 - EEPROM error
E33 - Paper feed position error
E35 - USB Host VBUD over current error - USB
E37 - Abnormal motor driver error
E40 - Other hardware error
E42 - Scanner error

Here is the entire link to the site http://www.fixyourownprinter.com/forums/inkjet/44590

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Ink Cartridge Alignment


On alignment sheet, do you see a line of yellow blocks?
And on next line do you see alternate block and yellow blocks?

(Without these, alignment fails)

If not, change the colour cartridge, re-print the page and repeat alignment.

Good luck...

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