Reinstall the Print Head - PIXMA MG5320

Article ID: ART135550 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 02/11/2020


Read step-by-step instructions on how to reseat the print head for your PIXMA MG5320 printer.


If print head errors or poor print quality issues occur, it may be necessary to reinstall the print head to correct the problem.

Reinstall the Print Head

  1. Make sure the power is turned on, and open the paper output tray gently.

  2. Lift the scanning unit (printer cover) completely. The print head will move to the replacement position.

    Printer image - lifting the printer cover completely

  3. Remove all the Ink tanks in the following manner.

  • Push the tab (A) and lift the ink tank to remove.

  • Raise the print head lock lever (B) after all ink tanks have been removed.

    Row if ink tanks image - pull tab A and lift the ink tank; complete this process until all tanks are removed

  1. Tilt the print head slightly towards the front of the printer and lift out gently.

    Print head image - with print head tilted towards the front of the printer to lift out

    Caution Caution: Do not touch the print head nozzles (1), electrical contacts (2), or ink supply ports (3) as shown below. Doing so may cause printing problems.

    Images of: print head nozzles, electrical contacts, ink supply ports

  2. Tilt the print head and set it in place. Lower the print head lock lever (E) completely.

    Tight shots of print head images: depicts how to tilt the print head to set in place and then lower the print head lock lever completely

  3. Insert ink tanks into the print head.

  4. Press the PUSH mark on the ink tank firmly until you hear a click.

    Ink Tank image: depicts location of PUSH mark on top of the ink tank holder

  5. Close the scanning unit printer cover.
    Note When the next printing begins, the print head cleaning will begin automatically. 

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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