Your reply is as I expected having looked on line I find hundreds
of people using these Pixma Models are having trouble with the same
Canon are unable to provide a solution.
A Law Suite is pending in America the machines being unfit forpurpose.
Thanks for your help.
I will buy a new Machine, (not a canon)
I removed and cleaned up the Print Head as per your sugestion
the result was as I feared stil no print.
Have now got a new machine an H P 5520 .
I can now print again.