Cleaning the Paper Feed Rollers from a Windows PC - G1220

Article ID: ART178726 | Date published: 12/09/2020 | Date last updated: 12/09/2020


Learn how to clean the paper feed rollers of the G1220 from a Windows PC. If paper is not feeding into the printer, a roller cleaning may help resolve the problem.


Cleaning the Paper Feed Rollers

Cleans the paper feed rollers. Perform feed roller cleaning when there are paper particles sticking to the paper feed rollers and paper is not fed properly.

Roller Cleaning icon Roller Cleaning

  1. Remove all sheets of paper from the rear tray.

  2. Open the Canon IJ Printer Assistant Tool.

  3. Click Roller Cleaning.

    Click Roller Cleaning (outlined in red)

  4. Make sure that the printer is on and then click OK.

    Click Roller Cleaning (outlined in red)

    Paper feed roller cleaning starts.

  5. After the rollers have stopped, follow the instruction in the message, load three sheets of plain paper into the rear tray, and click OK.

    Paper will be ejected and feed roller cleaning will be completed.

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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