Canon PIXMA MX860 Ink Tank Replacement
Replacing an Ink Tank Canon PIXMA MX860 Printer
The Canon PIXMA MX860 come with 5-color ink system consists of four dye-based inks plus a pigment-based black ink, producing exceptional photos and crisp, laser-quality text. Only replace the color ink tank that runs out instead of a multi-colored cartridge wasting unused ink.
When ink runs out while printing is in progress, an error message appears on the LCD or your computer screen. Make sure which ink tank has run out of ink and replace it with a new one.
Replacing the Canon PIXMA MX860 Ink Tank Procedure
When the ink tanks run out of ink, follow the procedure below to replace them.
1.Make sure that the power is turned on, and open the Paper Output Tray gently.
The Print Head Holder moves to the replacement position.
Do not hold the Print Head Holder to stop or move it forcibly. Do not touch the Print Head Holder until it stops completely.
Push the tab (B) and lift the ink tank to remove.
Do not touch the Print Head Lock Lever (C).
(1) Take the new ink tank out of its package, pull the orange tape (1) in the direction of the arrow to peel it off, then remove the film (2).
(2) Hold the orange protective cap (E) as indicated in the figure below, then twist and remove it from the bottom of the ink tank.
5.Install the new ink tank.
(1) Insert the front end of ink tank into the Print Head at a slant.
Make sure that the position of the ink tank matches the label.
(2) Press the mark (Push) on the ink tank until the ink tank snaps firmly into place.
Make sure that the ink lamp lights up red.
6.Lift the Scanning Unit (Cover) slightly to set the Scanning Unit Support back to its original position, and gently close the Scanning Unit (Cover).