Canon Pixma printers are known for their outstanding performance when it comes to print outputs with lesser issues compared to other printers. Also, troubleshooting the printer issues is also not so tricky. However, there is one error code that causes a lot of problems to the user. It is the error code B200 that occurs when the Canon Pixma MX892 printer’s printhead goes for a toss.

If you are facing the error code B200 on your Canon Pixma MX892 printer, you are not alone. As a user, it can be annoying to see the printhead fail when you need documents during a crucial time.

It is a good thing that we know the exact solutions to get rid of the error code. This simple troubleshooting article will help you in reversing the error code B200.

What causes the Canon Pixma MX892 error code B200?

Before resetting the printer, check the reset options available for the printer.

  • Using unauthentic ink cartridges for the Canon printer can be one of the causes.
  • While replacing ink cartridges, the printhead may not be aligned properly.
  • Disturbances inside the printer (foreign objects and paper jam) can also be the reason behind the B200 error.

How do you solve the Canon Pixma MX892 error code B200? Keep reading the methods given here.

Canon Pixma Mx892 Error Code B200


  • Ensure and see that the Canon Pixma MX892 printer is turned on.
  • Now, remove the power cord from the printer and from the main power source.
  • Leave the printer disconnected for at least 5-10 minutes.
  • Connect the power cord back to the main power source and the printer.
  • Turn it on and see if the Canon Pixma MX892 printer error has been fixed.


  • Pull out the paper from the paper input tray and from the paper output tray.
  • Check for the jammed paper inside the printer and also locate and remove foreign objects present inside.
  • Open the scanning unit and make sure the printhead is not holding any paper inside.
  • If the printhead is holding the paper, move the printhead to the right and clear the jammed paper.
  • Clear the foreign objects and paper jam and then press the OK button on the printer control panel.
  • Reload the paper and you will no longer face the Canon Pixma MX892 error code B200.


  • Make sure the Canon Pixma MX892 printer is turned on.
  • Place a paper or two in the paper input tray.
  • Open the paper output tray.
  • Select the Menu button.
  • Select the Setup option and press the OK button.
  • When the Setup menu appears, select the Maintenance option and press OK.
  • Scroll through the options and select Cleaning.
  • Press the OK button on the confirmation screen.
  • The printer will start the printhead cleaning process. It will take up to 2 minutes to complete.


  • Make sure the printer is turned on.
  • Open the paper output tray and lift the scanning unit.
  • Wait for the printhead to move to its replacement position.
  • Push the tab in front of the ink cartridge, raise the ink lock cover, and then remove it from the printhead (repeat the same for all cartridges).
  • Lift the printhead from the printer and take it out of the printer.
  • Make sure the printhead does not have foreign objects or torn paper. Remove if there are any.
  • Now, place the printhead back into its position and bring down the lock lever fully down.
  • Insert the ink cartridge into the slot (slant position) and push it until you hear the click sound.
  • Make sure the ink lamp lights up once the installation is complete.
  • Close the scanning unit and the paper output tray into the printer.

Kindly go through the methods again and you will know how to clear the Canon Pixma MX892 error code B200.If the problem persists, click the Call button on this page for remote assistance.

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