Replacing a toner cartridge
Follow the instructions below to replace the toner cartridge.
To ensure high print quality, follow these simple precautions:
We recommend that you use Canon toner cartridges for optimum printing results.
Before you install the cartridge, ensure it has adjusted to room temperature
especially if the toner cartridge has been moved from a cold to a warm location. If
a cold cartridge is installed in the printer, condensation may form inside the cartridge
and cause degradation of print quality.
Before you install the cartridge, check the expiration date printed on the box. Old
toner cartridges can cause poor print quality. Always use a cartridge before its
We recommend that you clean the fixing assembly (see page 155) and clean the
transfer guide area (see pages 118 to 119) with a soft clean cloth, each time you
replace the toner cartridge.
Turn off the printer, using the power switch.
Open the top cover by grasping it at both sides and lifting it up completely.
• You won't be able to replace the cartridge if the cover is only partially open.
• Make sure the transfer guide is closed before inserting the toner cartridge.
Replacing a Toner Cartridge