Follow the procedure below to print a nozzle check test pattern used to check if the print head nozzles are printing properly.

  1.  Press the [Menu] key.
  2. Press the [▲] or [▼]key to display [Print Features], then press the [OK] key.
  3. Press the [▲] or [▼]key to display [ListTest Prnt], then press the [OK] key.
     
  4. Press the [▲] or [▼]key to display [Nozzle Check Pattern], then press the [OK] key.
  5. Press the [Print] option on the selection keys.
    A test pattern is printed.
  6. Check the printed test
    Printed Test Pattern

Using the printed test pattern, check for missing nozzles.
The number above each color in the test pattern is the number of the print head.
The print head for cyan and black is [Head 1].
The print head for yellow and magenta is [Head 2].

Check which print head is missing nozzles by referring to the following illustration.

Normal

  When a print head is missing nozzles

 

If the print head is missing nozzles, perform a Head Cleaning. See How to perform a Head Clean.

If the problem persists, perform Head Flushing. See How to perform a Head Flush.