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Problem with Canon i9900 Printhead

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Last Modified: 2015-04-19
I have a Canon i9900 printer and have been experiencing the following error code...

Operator error.
Press the printer's RESUME button.
If this doesn't clear the error, cancel printing and turn the printer off and then on again.

I have done some research on-line and have already removed the printhead and soaked it in water over night, but that did not fix the problem. My next step seems to be to buy a new printhead for around $170 on Amazon.

My question is...how likely will the problem be solved by purchasing a new printhead? I would just as soon not spend $170 and still not have a working printer.

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