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I. MANUAL OUTLINE
This manual consists of the following three parts to provide information necessary to service the PIXMA MP170 /
Part 1: Maintenance
Information on maintenance and troubleshooting of the PIXMA MP170 / MP450
Part 2: Technical Reference
New technology and technical information such as FAQ's (Frequently Asked Questions) of the PIXMA MP170 / MP450
Part 3: Appendix
Block diagrams and pin layouts of the PIXMA MP170 / MP450
This manual does not provide sufficient information for disassembly and reassembly procedures. Refer to the graphics in
the separate Parts Catalog.
II. TABLE OF CONTENTS
Part 1: MAINTENANCE
1-1. Adjustment, Periodic Maintenance, Periodic Replacement Parts, and Replacement Consumables by
1-2. Customer Maintenance
1-3. Product Life
1-4. Special Tools
1-5. Serial Number Location
2. LIST OF ERROR DISPLAY / INDICATIONS
2-1. Operator Call Errors
2-2. Service Call Errors
2-4. Troubleshooting by Symptom
3-1. Notes on Service Part Replacement (and Disassembling / Reassembling)
3-2. Special Notes on Repair Servicing
3-3. Adjustment / Settings
(1) Paper feed motor adjustment
(2) Main chassis and carriage rail adjustment
(3) Document pressure sheet adjustment
(4) Grease application
(5) Waste ink counter setting
(6) User mode
(7) Service mode
Service test print
Waste ink counter reset
Button and LCD test
3-4. Verification Items
(1) Service test print
(2) EEPROM information print