It feels so annoying and irritating when you just finish working on a project and try to take print of your work and an error code appears on your screen. The Canon Error Code b200 is one of the most featured errors in Canon printers. If you are also facing this issue with your Canon printer, worry not, we are going to discuss the troubleshooting methods so that you can repair your printer by yourself.
The error code b200 appears when there is a fault in the print head. A print head distributes the ink from the cartridge to the paper and a fault in print head stops printing ink on the paper. Canon printers generally have either 2 or 4+ cartridges. In this blog, we will be discussing in detail about the troubleshooting of Canon error code b200.
How to troubleshoot Canon 4+ cartridge printer
If you are using the Canon printer that has 4+ cartridges and facing an error code b200, follow the below-mentioned steps to get your printer working again.
- First, open the cover of your printer.
- Now, the cartridge cradle will lift up automatically. Take out all the cartridges from cradle carefully
- Next, look for the lifting lever beside the cartridge cradle. Lift the lever and remove the print head.
- Wait for few minutes and then refit the print head back at its place and lock the lever by pressing it.
- After that, refit all cartridges back at their places such that there remain no open doors.
- Then, refit the printer cover
- Now, unplug the power chord from your printer as well as from the power source.
- Wait for at least 5 to 10 minutes and re-plug the printer power chord
- Finally, try to print a test page to see whether the error is resolved or not.
How to troubleshoot Canon 2 cartridge printer
In 2 cartridges Canon printer, the print head is an integral part of the cartridge, and the error code b200 may appear due to a faulty or defective cartridge. Follow the steps to troubleshoot the Canon error code b200.
- First, turn off your printer and turn on it after some time
- Now, remove the cartridge that you replaced last from your printer
- Then, replace it with a new cartridge or an old functioning cartridge
- Next, perform a cleaning cycle and a nozzle check
- Now, try printing a test page to check whether the issue is resolved or not
- If not, change the other cartridge with a new one or an old functioning cartridge
- By replacing both cartridges one after another should eliminate the problem.
- Check by printing a test page if the issue is resolved or not
By using the above-mentioned troubleshooting methods, your printer will start working. If the problem remains, we recommend you get in touch with the Canon support team and get direct assistance from expert technicians. Hopefully, this blog helps you to get rid of your Canon error code b200.