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We are trying to remove ink cartridges on our Canon MP490. When the lid is lifted the cartridges stay on the right hand side and don't come to the middle. How do we get the cartridges to come to the middle?

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Close the lid.
Turn printer off then back on.
Open lid.
Cartridge holder should move to the middle.

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