Printing the Nozzle Check Pattern
Print the nozzle check pattern to determine whether the ink ejects properly from the print head
Make sure that the machine is turned on, then load a sheet of A4 or Letter-sized
plain paper in the Rear Tray.
Open the Paper Output Tray, then open the Output Tray Extension.
Set the Paper Thickness Lever to the left. For details on the Paper Thickness Lever, refer to
"Inside" in "Main Components" of the User's Guide on-screen manual.
Print the nozzle check pattern.
(1) Press the Maintenance button repeatedly until A appears.
(2) Press the Black or Color button.
The machine prints a nozzle check pattern.
Examine the pattern and take the appropriate action.
See "Examining the Nozzle Check Pattern" on page 28.