Canon BJC 6500 take-apart instructions

Disclaimer: If you are not happy and confident taking complex pieces of equipment apart and putting them back together then do not attempt what is shown here. Inside these printers you can be exposed to hazardous electrical voltages there are also sharp edges that you can cut yourself on. If you do attempt it please remember that I have no liability or responsibility of any kind.

Taking these printers apart is not difficult, but you do need to know where certain things are and you need a good well-lit working area so that you have plenty of room to work. Read these pages in full to be sure that you fully understand what's involved.

To ensure that the pages load quickly these instructions are split into a number of pages, if there is a demand for them in a single pdf file then I can assemble it, let me know email me alan at sitemaster-internet dot co dot uk the email address is written out like that so that spambots can't pick it up but humans can, make sure you put the hyphen in, thanks.

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Begin by removing the mains plug from the back of the printer - THIS IS ESSENTIAL, IF YOU DON'T DO IT YOU WILL BE EXPOSED TO MAINS ELECTRIC VOLTAGE! You can click most of the images in this column to open them into a new window which will show them larger
You will need a standard straight screwdriver and a Pozidrive screwdriver
Remove the front paper tray and the rear paper support by gently pulling it upwards, set it aside

bjc 6500 take apart instructions

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Remove the small plastic cover which surrounds the printer cable plugs

Insert a flat-bladed screwdriver into the slot as shown here, and GENTLY lever the screwdriver handle downwards to release a plastic spring clip which holds the cover in place - see next photo for detail.

Take care because if you lever too hard you will break the plastic.

Look just above the slot and you will see a small arrow moulded into the plastic, this indicates that there is a clip here, you will see more of these on the printer as the take-apart proceeds.

bjc 6500 take-apart step 1

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You should now have the plastic cover removed - set it aside

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