If you are using a Canon printer, you might occasionally encounter some problems while
printing. This happens not only with Canon but with all brands of printers. On this page, let us
look into the Canon MAXIFY MB2140 not printing issues in detail.
We shall categorize the “not printing” problem into two types:
1.Printing does not even start.
2.Printing starts but stops suddenly.
Problem 1: Printing Does Not Start
First, turn off the printer. Next, confirm that the printer is securely plugged in.
Press the Power button on the printer to turn it on.
If the problem persists after you execute the above steps, try the following ones.
In case you are printing from a computer and utilizing a USB cable to connect it to your
printer, ensure that the cable is securely connected at both ends. If you are using the
printer over a LAN, confirm that the machine is properly set up for network use and then
continue with the steps to resolve the Canon MAXIFY MB2140 not printing issues.
Try deleting the unnecessary print jobs if you are printing from a computer and continue
with the steps to fix the Canon MAXIFY MB2140 cannot printing issues.
Your printer cannot print properly in case you are using the driver for a different
machine. So, confirm that the driver for your printer is selected (in the printing
If you are making use of a Windows computer, ensure that the correct printer port has
been set. You will need administrator privileges to perform this task.
Check whether your print data is too large. It might take a while for your printer to
process the data if it is extremely large, like photos or other graphics.
The above troubleshooting techniques should help rectify the Canon MAXIFY MB2140
not printing issues.
Problem 2: Printing Starts But Stops Suddenly
If you are printing data that needs lots of ink on successive sheets, your printer may
pause for some time, temporarily. In this case, you need to wait patiently until the
process is finished.
In case you are trying to print several copies, printing might pause to permit the ink to
dry. In this scenario also, you have to wait patiently until the process is complete. Now,
check out the next technique to fix the Canon MAXIFY MB2140 not printing issues.
Check how long your machine has been printing. If it’s been printing continuously for a
long period, the print head or the other parts surrounding it might get overheated.
Therefore, your printer might stop printing at a line break for few minutes. Once the
time has elapsed, the printer usually resumes its work. In this situation also, just wait a
while without doing anything. In case the printing fails to resume, you need to interrupt
the print session. Next, turn off the printer for at least 15 minutes. Then, turn it on and
check if the problem is solved. Remember that you should not touch the print head or
the surrounding components because they will be extremely hot.
You have now successfully fixed the Canon MAXIFY MB2140 not printing issues.
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