Beware of young men offering solutions to problems that don't exist. Not investing in an expensive printhead that can't be returned. Anonymous I thought this is a scam but actually it really worked for me, too. Open the print head bay as though you were about to change inks 3. Does anyone know how to remove the ink cartridge holder on a Pixma iP3600? I have had the ink cartridges out and cleaned, removed the print head and cleaned, reinstalled the driver. If you still experience difficulty, we ask that you please contact a Canon technical support representative for further assistance. I had already given up and decided to go out and buy a new printer today.
My printer is no longer in warranty, but has worked fine until this code issue appeared all of a sudden! This worked for my mg6130. Removed printhead again and this time removed 2 small screws with jeweler's scredriver on printhead to dimantle it. Lubricate the sliders with some white grease don't get it on the small wipers or the black caps ; this repair probably require to remove the right panel off of the printer to gain access to the purge mechanism. I had spoken to my local Canon Serviceman, and to Canon Australia - both of whom told me there was no point repairing or even inspecting this printer with this error as it required new parts to work again. I hate taking chances and i cant believe Canon cant build a better product for the money invested!! I think the main thing that worked was having the cover open and closing it whilst the print head was moving. Just as I reached my last straw and was considering trashing it, I tried this: Just click the start button, as soon as the printer starts press and hold the start button until it starts the screem will appear.
If you just replace the print head, there is a good chance the new head will blow when you turn the machine on. So, this counter a counter would count copies, not a time period. Thanks to everyone for this helpful information. Made lots of noise with heads realigning etc then power just went off. Went through the cycle twice more, and it started working again! Leave the Printer turned on 7. The Printhead could be defective. Other that, the problems in general have relation with waste ink tank full, Waste ink pad full and other part of the printhead.
Wait for print carriage to start moving to the left and let it go past half way 5. Anonymous Do not buy Canon printer. Before print carriage reaches left-hand side shut the cover. This worked for my mg6130. What are these 2 starts? PuterPro Have the same B200 error. Yes, you have to buy the chip-resetter to momentarily connect the cartridge's chip-tabs to.
Replaced any inks that were very low. After the cleaning cycle is ready run another one without printing anything. Before print carriage reaches left hand side but after going halfway across shut the cover. After removing the print head and running it under hot water until the water was clear, and then letting it dry for a few hours I reinstalled it only to find the same B200 error. The Error finally disappeared when I skipped the step of clicking on cleaning the nozzle.
All of a sudden I experienced another printer issue. Turn off the printer for some time In other troubleshooting tips here at printerspecial. Moved the carriage to the center , inserted printhead , Ink , closed cover , plugged the power back in and everything is working again. I've been using mine for almost seven years now, for all refills for my printer. Came across this blog and tried what I hadn't tried before. The fix begins by turning off the printer, unplugging it and then moving the printer head towards the middle and turn it back on.
Ive never had it before so I followed one of the suggestions above and it worked. Open the print head bay as though you were about to change inks 3. Wait for print carriage to start moving to the left and let it go past half way 5. Solution 2 YouTube Fix 2 According to this video creator, Computerhilfen, the way to solve the Canon B200 printer error is to replace empty ink cartridges and clean the printhead. Now, when I turn it on I dont even get the error message - I just get the little orange flashing light and the printer turns itself off! I, too, looked for the gray lever.
You will see a complex rubber gasket. Just did this and it worked on my Canon 5220. Instead, I just clicked print. I don't know if this was the step, which solved the problem for me, but now the b200 error is gone. I had to do the print bay bay cover 'boot' + nozzle cleaning one more time because B200 returned quite soon after the first try.
I cleared the error by turning it off no need to unplug it, it seems , opening the top half of the printer, and then pressing the on button 5 or 6 times quickly still not sure how many times you actually have to press it. I'm disappointed that Consumer's Union rated Canon printers so highly. Removed printhead as described elsewhere and carefully flushed with hot tap water until no further ink waste was present. . Opened the lid and pulled on the ribbon to bring the printer head and inks to the center.