Operational Problems

Chapter 7

Troubleshooting

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Problem

Cause

Solution

Blinking 

F

and other

Other service call 

If you see a message 

number

errors

consisting of the letter 

F

in

combination with a number
(such as 

F1

or 

F2

) and the

printer beeps for about five
seconds, turn the printer off
and reconnect your AC
adapter. If this does not
cause the printer to stop
beeping, make a note of the
message number and call
your local Canon authorized
dealer.

Operational Problems

If you are having problems with the printer, check the problems and
solutions listed in the following table.

Problem

Cause

Solution

No power reaching

The printer may not be 

Hold down the 

POWER 

printer

turned on.

printer button until the
printer beeps.

The printer may not be 

Make sure the AC adapter

securely plugged into the 

is plugged securely into the

AC adapter.

printer and into a wall outlet.

If the AC adapter is
connected to a power strip,
make sure the power strip is
connected to an outlet and
turned on.

The AC outlet may not be

Check the AC outlet.

supplying power.

Troubleshooting