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My plotter is giving me an error message: E161-4050 Do you

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Hello, my plotter is giving me an error message: E161-4050 Do you know what this is? I cannot find out what the issue is.
JA: What device or product does this involve?
Customer: Canon IP605
JA: How long have you had your IP605?
Customer: a few years. Do you want my serial number? It is out of warranty
JA: What have you tried so far?
Customer: I tried everything the display asked me to do. Do you know about plotters?
JA: Anything else you want the Electronics Expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: no i just need to explain what is happening. then can decide if i want to pay for an expensive technician to come out

Hi there, I am Pete and I'll be happy to assist with your question.

E161-4050 means a printhead overheat failure.

The printhead will need to be replaced.

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thank you. I don’t know how to do that. The print head is blocked inside.

This type of repair is normally done by a service repair technician.

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
ok thank you for your honesty

You are welcome :)

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