Printing the Nozzle Check Pattern - MG6320

Article ID: ART137774 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 04/02/2018


This article explains how to print a nozzle check pattern for the PIXMA MG6320.



Print the nozzle check pattern to determine whether the ink ejects properly from the print head nozzle.


 If the remaining ink level is low, the nozzle check pattern will not be printed correctly. Replace the ink tank whose ink is low.

Replacing an Ink Tank


You need to prepare: a sheet of A4 or Letter-sized plain paper

(1) Holding sides of the paper output tray, gently open it.

The output tray extension will open automatically when the paper output tray is opened.

(2) Extend the paper output support.


 If the inner cover is open, close it.

(1) Flick the HOME screen, then tap Setup.

Using the Operation Panel

The setup menu screen will appear.

(2) Tap Maintenance.

The Maintenance screen will appear.

(3) Tap Print nozzle check pattern.

Figure: Touch screen

The confirmation screen will appear.

(4) Tap Yes.

The nozzle check pattern will be printed and two pattern confirmation screens will appear on the touch screen.

  1. Make sure that the power is turned on.

  2. Make sure that one or more sheets of A4 or Letter-sized plain paper are loaded in the cassette (lower).

  3. Open the paper output tray.

  4. Print the nozzle check pattern.

  5. Examine the nozzle check pattern.

Examining the Nozzle Check Pattern

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