Reinstall the Print Head on a PIXMA MP560
Article ID: ART133166 | Date published: 05/12/2015 | Date last updated: 03/03/2020
 

Description

Learn how to remove the ink tanks and reseat the print head on your PIXMA MP560 printer.

Solution

You can often correct print issues or clear an error when you reseat the print head.


Reseat the print head

  1. Turn the power ON and gently open the paper output tray.

  2. Lift the scanning unit (printer cover) all the way up. The print head moves to the replacement position.

    Images shows print head cover lifted up.

  3. Remove the ink tanks one at a time. Push the tab (A) and lift the tank to remove.

    Caution Don't touch the print head lock lever (B).

    Images shows tank tab lifted up - and warning not to touch the print head lock lever.

  4. Raise the print head lock lever.

  5. Tilt the print head slightly towards the front of the machine and gently lift it out.

    Image shows print head lock lever lifted, print head lifted out

    Caution Don't touch the print head nozzles (1), electrical contacts (2), or ink supply ports (3). If you do, it may cause printing problems.

    Warning not to touch - images show print head nozzles (1), electrical contacts (2) and (3) ink supply ports.

  6. Place the print head in the print head holder and lower the print head lock lever carefully until you hear a click.

    Image shows print head being inserted into the print head holder at an angle, then the print head lock lever being lowered

  7. Reinsert the ink tanks one at a time. Press the PUSH mark on the ink tank until you hear a click.

    Image shows front of ink tank being pressed down in the printer

  8. Close the inner cover and the scanning unit (printer cover), and be careful not to jam your fingers.

 

‚ÄčNote The print head will begin an automatic cleaning when you start the next print task. Wait for it to finish.


If your product issue was not resolved after following the steps above, or if you require additional help, please create or log in to your Canon Account to see your technical support options.
 

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