What does printhead not installed mean?

New print cartridges ship with this tape to protect the cartridge and prevent leaks. If you fail to remove this tape, the printer cannot sense the cartridge and it might return a “print head not installed” error.

How do you install a printhead?

Getting U052 Without Any Printhead Installed

  1. Switch off the printer.
  2. Open the top lid of the printer.
  3. Install the print head in to the sliding rail just beside the cartridges slot.
  4. Install the cartridges into the cartridge slots.
  5. Close the top lid of the printer.
  6. Switch ON the printer.

Why is the paper not printing on my canon Pixma printer?

If opening the paper output tray doesn’t resolve the problem, or if the tray was open to begin with, the paper may be jammed. Remove the jammed paper, reload paper properly in the printer, and then tap RESUME/CANCEL. Ink tank isn’t installed properly.

How do you fix canon ink absorber error?

The printer has a built-in ink absorber to hold the ink used during print head cleaning, for example. Eight flashes indicates that the ink absorber is nearly full. Tap RESUME/CANCEL to cancel the error so you can continue printing. Canon recommends that you call for service as soon as this error occurs.

Why is the ink tank on my printer not working?

Possible causes are as follows: If the lamp on the ink tank is not lit, the ink tank may not be installed properly. Install an appropriate ink tank. If the lamp on the ink tank is flashing, ink may have run out.

How do I know if my printer is displaying an error?

Based on the error, a support code (error number) and a message may also display on your computer screen. The light (s) on your printer panel may flash in two ways. Repeatedly orange: If so, count the number of flashes and refer to Table 1 below.