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Sometimes flooding the recess around the print head pickup area can also stop the color from printing. THIS WORKED! Anyway, I'm afraid I'll break the thing if I do anymore trying to take the printhead 'carrier' (the part that you snap the ink cartridges into). It took a few minutes with the> online manual to locate the button. http://linux4newbie.com/canon-pixma/canon-pixma-ip3000-ink.html

Doesn't seem like blocked nozzles? Then I took an empty black tank and opened it up( I use a pushpin stuck into the rubber stopper and turned sideways to pull the rubber stopper out - you If the cart is new and hasn't been open that long he can put a piece of tape over the vent, taking care to not cover the very end of the I tried cleaning the black nozzle but still the same.

I have done several cleans and 1 or 2 deep cleans but to no avail. Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: About Advertising About Us Blog Careers News & Media Help Contact FAQ Partners Privacy Policy Terms Community Forums Recent Q&A Top Experts I have pixma ip4850 that had same problem. Stanr Dec 14, 2007 I have a PIXMA iP3000 printer.

life is short on this printer! When I saw mention of "solenoids", I got worried about what damage I might do ... Plus, if you use the scented kind, all your printouts will smell like Windex! Get a small, shallow pan and lay a couple of paper towels in the bottom.

good members of the "I have a clogged printhead and I'm too cheap to buy a new one club", here are my two cents. It had an error and I wasinstructed to press a Resume button. Worked great! Although I did print in draft to save printer color, but I don't see how printing in higher quality would create a terrible print.

Must admit that spam link removed, thank you very much stuff worked brilliant ! imzy 12:41 14 Jun 12 Thanks for all your suggestions guys. Webster Offline Joined: Dec 19 2003 Posts: 1684 Re: soak your head? Well, not entirely.

I find that the Canon manual in general is no use at all for print-head problems.Doesnt even tell you how to remove the print head or show a picture of it. I repeat 50 times. If it doesnt work, go to service center with the printer. You can't post answers that contain an email address.

imzy 22:29 13 Jun 12 I have juse done so and the black pattern on the printout hasn't come out at all. http://linux4newbie.com/canon-pixma/canon-pixma-mp780-cannot-use-cassette.html I read it through and it seems to make good sense. You cleared up my problem quickly.

Top Login or register to post comments June 8, 2008 - 2:59pm #43 selfdefender Offline Joined: Jun 8 2008 Posts: 1 Several issues I Slowly pour over the paper towels so that you have approximately 1/2 inch mixture total.

I ran hot water in through the ink inlets and through the printhead several times over the course of several days. I get my ink from cfriends.com. I will help you solve all your problems.Positive Feedback and BONUS is always appreciated.-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ask Your Own Computer Question Customer: replied7 years ago. this page The print is much slower but I can live with that.

Set them aside, preferrably propped upright. Here's another, similar method: Open the lid of the printer and when the print head moves to the left, remove the cartridges (tanks). Thanks.

Shake it dry, set it on folded paper towels to air dry.

It's the 'holder' that the ink cartridges (tanks) fit into. I then let the treatment sit for an hour or so, followed by some more therapeutic shaking, followed by more sitting, etc. Looks like insufficent ink getting through, but could be the jets or their power source is getting tired?

Top Login or register to post comments June 28, 2007 - 4:03pm In order to continue our small business, I degraded the color until I printed gray and not black.

Andy -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Please ask me any question you have before leaving a Negative Feedback. Lexmark 90T6005 Prospect Pro205 All-in-One Wireless Inkjet Printer Open Questions: 0 Answers why my cannon 3500 prints blank pages Jul 11, 2014 | Canon PIXMA iP3000 InkJet Photo Printer 0 Answers I tried the automatic Print Head> Registration again and got similar results: Three blue rectangular> spots on on a page of 8.5 x 11 in paper.> > Then I tried manual Get More Info A new printhead did.

Are you able to print in color ?2. Following advice from the net I also rigged up a device to allow me to backwash cartridges with hot water from the kitchen sink to clean the sponges. Here's another, similar method: Open the lid of the printer and when the print head moves to the left, remove the cartridges (tanks). Nov 25, 2009 | Brother MFC 420CN All-In-One InkJet... 1 Answer I put a new black ink cartridge in the printer.

Ink flow and pressure balance will be the trickiest parts, and the Chinese vendors on eBay won't help you. Set a man on fire and he's warm for the rest of his life." (Terry Pratchett)

Top Login or register to post comments February 11, 2005 - 9:20pm #4 bfutrel replied3 years ago. This afternoon, I placed the printhead back in the printer and installed 4 fresh third-party ink cartridges.

Sign Up Login Add Question kafka asked Aug 12, 2008 at 1:16am 0 Canon Pixma IP3000 Canon PIXMA ip3000 won't print black I recently used Magic Flush to unblock my printer The print heads are worned out with usage.2. Pigment inks (most water-resistant black inks) can accumulate the suspended particles into a hard cake that fills passages. This will dissolve the ink clogs.

All of the cubes print properly except BLACK which has not a trace of black in its cube. Set the print head on a paper towel to dry, drying time will vary. Ssomeoat FixYa.com suggested: check the cartridge contacts in the printer \ a lot of time they geet covered in ink this will not allow the cartridge to print properly and cause Download 6ya 6ya.com Need repair answers fast Use 6ya to...

Most color inks are dye-based, and will not easily make hard clogs. Here is the page for the solution - canon wont print black Hope it helps good luck Lee

Top Login or register to post comments July 2, 2007 - 11:46pm In my case usually dark green..I solved my non printing of black text problem by removing the print head, cleaning it very carefully with isopropyl alcohol on a cotton bud and Now, can you tell me, if you have replaced all the inks, including the black one ?

It is a work around but it sure works.