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How to Repair Canon Printer


Printer is a good companion if it works nicely, but a worse foe when it stops giving the desired results. Here are some of the tips that you can follow to fix your Canon printer and get the best out of it.

General Issues

Paper jam: It’s a frequent mishap when more than one sheet of paper stuck together in the feeding mechanism. You can manually lift the cover and remove it.

Ink level: Your cartridge has no ink and you may be getting no print except a blank paper.

Clogged cartridges: This is the most common fault, when your cartridge head is clogged with dry ink. You can repair it with simple command as: Control Panel> Printer>Right Click> Properties>Maintenance> Clean Cartridges.

Driver failure: Software bugs, errors or conflicts may arise on account of corrupted printer’s software and hardware. You need to reinstall printer drivers and software. Try to get best compatible driver for installation.

Alternatively, you can update your printer driver as: "Control Panel > Printers > Right Click > Properties > Update Driver".

Canon-Specific Issues

Waste Ink Error: Here you need to take some setting steps. Press menu option of your printer followed by scan/copy to access Service more option. Now, press the right arrow to explore "NVRAM". Set ABS-M level to 0. Set ABS-P level to 0. Press "Stop" to exit.

Invalid Cartridge Message: Turn off your printer besides unplugging the power cable. Recover the cartridges and the print head and dip them in lukewarm water to remove clotted ink. Allow them to dry and wipe with a tissue. Now, reset them in your printer and run the cartridge alignment.

E0D02 error: Ensure your cartridge as well as the attached sender strip is free from moisture and dust. The sender strip is located behind the rubber drive belt and runs horizontally across the machine. Make a regular practice to wipe it with a soft cloth.

Learn some printer etiquette's to avoid above issues:

Keep patience: Don’t give print commands for multiple jobs at a single time, as the printer take the time as per the size of the print job requested earlier.

Use desired paper: Abstain from printing on card stock, photo paper, etc; use only laser jet paper.

Restrict print jobs beyond 50 pages: Don’t over burden your printer. It is advised to print not more than 50 pages in one single go. Avoid too much color ink: Black and white laser printers are the best as they need the least maintenance.

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