Fix Canon Pixma Tr4520 Print Head Alignment Issues

When the print is not clear, and the print lines are not even, it might be due to the print head alignment problem. To resolve the Canon Pixma Tr4520 Print Head Alignment Issues, follow the below procedure

Canon Pixma Tr4520 Print Head Alignment Issues
  1. Plug the power cord to the wall outlet and turn on the Canon Pixma TR-4520 printer
  2. Neatly arrange an A4-sized paper stack and place it in the paper cassette.
  3. Now, change the paper settings on the printer’s display screen. Set the Size type to A4 Plain paper.
  4. Press OK on the printer’s control panel.
  5. Extend the paper output support and unfold the output tray extension.
  6. On the printer’s home screen, navigate using the arrow keys and select the Setup option.
  7. Next, choose the Maintenance menu from the displayed list and press the OK button.
  8. Then, proceed to select Head alignment under the Maintenance menu.
  9. The print head alignment sheet will have printed, check the sheet and see if the print lines are misaligned. If so, stop the process by pressing the Stop button.
  1. Again, start the procedure from first.
  2. Now, align the print head alignment sheet with the alignment mark on the upper-left corner of the scanner glass or platen with the printed face down.
  3. Lower the document cover and then press either the Black button or the Color button to start the scanning process.
  4. Look at the printer’s display and check for the print head alignment completion message.
  5. Wait till the alignment finishes; do not try to open the document cover.
  6. When the error message occurs on the printer screen, make sure to take the required measures.
  7. Once the alignment is complete, remove the print head alignment sheet.

Manual Print head adjustment

  1. If the results are not satisfied even after the alignment, try adjusting the print head manually.
  2. Your computer should have the Canon IJ Printer Assistant Tool (MP Drivers) installed for performing the print head alignment. Connect the printer & computer to the same network.
  3. Go to the Canon Utilities folder on the computer and open the IJ Printer Assistant Tool.
  4. In the Canon IJ Printer Assistant Tool window, choose the Custom Settings menu.
  5. Select Align heads manually and click OK to save the settings.
  6. Now, click the Print head Alignment option.
  7. Make sure the paper is loaded in the printer & the paper output tray is extended. Click the Start button.
  1. Analyze the printed alignment sheet and inspect the patterns.
  2. In the window, input the value of the pattern having the minimum band lines, which can be horizontal or vertical.
  3. Select the relevant patterns (horizontal or vertical lines), then enter the value and click OK to finish.
  4. The print head is adjusted, and the patterns are printed on another paper.
  5. Examine the printed patterns again. If there are extrusive patterns, proceed to enter the pattern value or number, adjust the print head till the patterns are flawless, and complete the process.
  6. To resolve Canon Pixma Tr4520 Print Head Alignment Issues, contact our technical team by clicking the call button displayed on this screen.

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