Checking the Nozzles Using the Product Control Panel

You can check the print head nozzles using the control panel on your product.
  1. Make sure there are no errors on the LCD screen.
  2. Load a few sheets of plain paper in the paper cassette.
  3. Press the  home button, if necessary.
  4. Select Maintenance and press the OK button. You see this screen:

  5. Press the OK button to select Nozzle Check. You see this screen:

  6. Press the  start button to print. The nozzle check pattern is printed.
  7. Check the printed pattern to see if there are gaps in the lines.

    Print head is clean

    Print head needs cleaning

    Print head needs Power Cleaning

  8. Do one of the following:
    • If there are no gaps, the print head is clean. Select No and press the OK button.
    • If there are gaps or the pattern is faint, select Yes and press the OK button. Follow the instructions on the screen to clean the print head.
    • If almost the entire pattern is missing, select No and press the OK button. See the link below for instructions on performing a Power Cleaning.
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