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IP5000 Print Head Alignment Problem

The 'Print Head Alignment' in my Canon Pixma iP 5000 printer does not work. It commences printing a PHA test sheet then rejects the sheet of paper after printing only a row of blocks of colour in stead of the whole sheet of paper. I then recieve an error message with no number.
Can any one help?

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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Think you need to clean the sponge that the ink cartridges sit on in the head tray they are probably blocked with dry ink. You can remove the print head and tray by lifting the lever and gently lifting it out..... go here http://www.inkjethelper.com/
to see how to carefully clean it with compressed air. I had to do this too.

Posted on May 02, 2009

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have replace all cartaages put the blue wont print

Posted on Oct 06, 2008

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Hi it's Gill again. I've been looking around more on the net and I think the problem is our printers need new printheads which I'm told are spare parts easy to change. Hope this helps. Gill

Posted on Apr 03, 2009

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Try to remove the print head from printer and turn it on.If starts you need to replace the print head.It's part number is QY6-0064 becouse the old print head QY6-0034 is discontinued.

Posted on Oct 15, 2009

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When elements on the printhead burn out, that's what it looks like.You need a new printhead, QY6-0057-000, around $50.00

Posted on Nov 03, 2009

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