Canon Printer MP287 Error Code P22 - Fix Issue

Learn how to clear the Canon Printer MP287 error code P22.

Generally, if your printer parts are damaged or installed incorrectly, you might receive an error code or message when using it. The best thing is that almost all the Canon printer errors are known, and you can easily resolve them.

In this article, we will help you in resolving the Error Code P22.

Resolve Canon Error Code P22

P22 Error On Canon MP287

The Canon error code P22 is related to the scanner unit or motor problem. This means that if your printer’s scanner unit or motor is faulty or facing some problem in performing the scan operation, the error code P22 will be displayed on the screen.

In this case, you can also find the Alarm light blinking orange and the ON light blinking green 22 to 23 times.

Resolving The Canon Printer Error- Recommended Solution

Typically, if the problem is with the printer part(s), you need to replace that specific component with a new one (if possible) to resolve the error. Similarly, in this case, you have to do the same thing. So, replace the scanner unit or motor of your printer.

Continue reading this article to know the detailed procedure on how to replace the scanner unit/motor of your Canon MP287 printer.

Replacing The Scanner Unit

Before replacing the faulty scanner unit, get the replacement one that is designed for your printer model. (Try to get the compatible replacement one from the retail store). Check if any print job is queued. If yes, cancel them, and then follow the instructions below.

  • Turn off your Canon Printer MP287 if it is turned on.
  • Now, get a screwdriver that helps you unmount the screws mounted on the printer.
  • Raise the scanner unit.
  • Unscrew the screws mounting on the back, and right/left side covers, including your printer's ink tank side part.
  • Remove the ink tank part from the printer and keep it aside.
  • Now, gently remove the cables connected to the board.
  • Remove the screws (back 2 screws, front 2 screws; total 4 screws) mounting the Flatbed Scanner Unit on your printer.
  • After removing all the screws, lower and remove the scanner unit from your printer.
  • Now, unpack the new scanner if it is packed.
  • Place the scanner on your printer.
  • Ensure that the scanner is placed properly on the printer.
  • Mount the screws back.
  • Connect all the cables correctly.
  • Insert the ink tank part back into the printer.
  • Mount and tighten all the screws.
  • Finally, close the back and side covers

Now, turn on the Canon printer. Check if the Canon Printer MP287 error code P22 is cleared. If not, reach our technical expert team now using the call option on this page.

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