This Canon PRINTHEAD cleaning procedure is applicable to all Canon MP, MG, MX & iP printer models which feature a removable PRINTHEAD assembly which houses between 4 and 6 ink cartridges. 

There are two different methods for removing the printhead assembly - refer to applicable video at links below: 

Canon 225 & 226 Ink Cartridges – Hot Water Printhead Cleaning & Flush (MG-MX Printers): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ofgq-ue3Bzk

Canon 250 & 251 Ink Cartridges Text Fade, Missing Colors - Printhead Cleaning:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B_HqDV1rk68

Canon 270 & 271 Ink Cartridges – Printhead Cleaning Instruction (Canon MG Printers): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t4Wb4-wasU8

Canon 280 & 281 Ink Cartridges – Printhead Cleaning Instruction (Canon Pixma TR/TS Printers): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LxDIAdtZYm0


Canon Printhead