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Canon iPF685 Repairs

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At iPF Repair looking after our customers is our number one priority and we pride ourselves on the high standards our customers have come to expect and our support team are on hand to offer daily assistance to ensure your Canon iPF685 large format printer is reliable and operates efficiently.

Need to log a service call for you Canon iPF685?
For more information regarding our Canon iPF685 repair / support packages or if you would like to book a service call for your Canon imagePROGRAF iPF685 printer then please contact our service team on 0800 970 2244 or email us at

Canon iPF685 Parts And Accessories

Your Canon iPF685 takes the Canon PF-04 Printheads
These are stock items and can be ordered individually by calling 0800 970 2244

Maintenance Tanks
Your Canon iPF685 takes the Canon MC-10
These are stock items and can be ordered individually by calling 0800 970 2244

Canon iPF685 Purge Unit
To maintain high print quality on your Canon iPF685, the purge unit performs maintenance of the nozzles on the printhead. The purge unit supports a capping function, cleaning function, and ink supply function.
For pricing and installation on the Canon iPF685 purge unit please call 0800 970 2244

Multi Sensor Error
For pricing and installation on the Canon iPF685 multi sensor please call 0800 970 2244

Head Management Sensor
For pricing and installation on the Canon iPF685 head management sensor please call 0800 970 2244

Platen Suction Fan

For pricing and installation on the Canon iPF685 platen suction fan please call 0800 970 2244

Canon iPF685 Main Board
For any errors relating to the the main board on your Canon iPF685 please speak to our service team on 0800 970 2244.


To book a service /repair for your Canon iPF685 please call 0800 970 2244 

Canon iPF685 Frequently asked questions / Error codes

Q) My Canon iPF685 printer keeps cleaning itself after each print
A) 9 times out of ten you will require a new print head. Try running a nozzle check by going into the test print menu and click on nozzle 1. If you see breaks in the grids or faded colours you will need a new print head.

Q) Do you offer any training on how to use the photoshop plug-in for my ipf685
A) Yes we do, we can do this remotely and is a free service we offer our customers

Q) Hi what does error 03130031-2F3E mean on a Canon ipf685
A) unfortunately that is your purge unit and will require an engineer visit

Q) Error 03800500-2F42 appears on my printer
A) The error ending in 2f42 & 2f43 relates to a certain number of nozzle that are block in your print head. Run a nozzle check pattern to see which print head needs replacing.

Q) E161-403E what is it and can I fix it?
A) Hi, error e161-403e relates is an abnormal temperature in your print head. Your first port of call is to replace the print head

Q) Hi, I have just bought a print head and on the protective cover it looks like blue ink.
A) The blue colour is perfectly normal, this is a fluid every print head is ship with.

Q) Canon iPF685 with error 03130031-2618?
A) 2618 Error is a printhead voltage error. Perform a nozzle1 printhead check check in service mode to see if one or both print heads need replacing. Please feel free to contact us on 0845 675 2244 and we can talk you through this process.

I can't get my Canon iPF685 photoshop plug-in to work with photoshop cc on a PC
A) We can get you up and running in minutes, it's simply a case of copying a folder and dropping it in another directory.

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