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Error 5100 fix

This issue could or could not be with the printer itself. Try these steps below.

1. Turn off printer
2. Hold down Resume button and press Power button.
3. Keep holding down Power button and let Resume button go.
4. Press Resume button 2 times then let BOTH buttons go.
5. Green lights will flash and then stop blinking.
6. When green lights are solid, press the Resume button 4 times.
7. Press the Power button and the printer should turn off, if not,
press the Power button once more.
8. Run a test page, your printer should respond as normal.

If the steps above does not work for you, then you need to check printer for obstructions by checking the inside of your printer through the gears that you can see under the lid. There should be something obstructing the gears such as dirt. Also,
1. Clean the strip film.
2. Clean the strip film sensor (back of head carriage)(use contact cleaner).
3. Fix purge unit.

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service error 5100


HI,

This issue could or could not be with the printer itself. Try these steps below.

1. Turn off printer
2. Hold down Resume button and press Power button.
3. Keep holding down Power button and let Resume button go.
4. Press Resume button 2 times then let BOTH buttons go.
5. Green lights will flash and then stop blinking.
6. When green lights are solid, press the Resume button 4 times.
7. Press the Power button and the printer should turn off, if not,
press the Power button once more.
8. Run a test page, your printer should respond as normal.

If the steps above does not work for you, then you need to check printer for obstructions by checking the inside of your printer through the gears that you can see under the lid. There should be something obstructing the gears such as dirt. Also,
1. Clean **** strip film.
2. Clean **** strip film sensor (back of head carriage)(use contact cleaner).
3. Fix purge unit.

Thank youfor visiting FixYa! We answer yourconcerns promptly for FREE. Please spare a few seconds to click on YES buttonin return. Have a good one!

Jun 06, 2011 | Canon PIXMA iP1800 InkJet Photo Printer

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how do i reset the counter of ink absorber? please email me at just4valy@gmail.com ..thanks


Hi,

You have not mentioned the Canon printer model.

Try this step below.

1. Turn off printer

2. Hold down Resume button and press Power button.

3. Keep holding down Power button and let Resume button go.

4. Press Resume button 2 times then let BOTH buttons go.

5. Green lights will flash and then stop blinking.

6. When green lights are solid, press the Resume button 4 times.

7. Press the Power button and the printer should turn off, if not, press the Power button once more.

8. Your printer should respond as normal.



If this does not help, click on the link below and search for the printer model to reset from the forum
Reset Ink Details

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Nov 24, 2010 | Canon Office Equipment & Supplies

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How to clear a 6800 error code


It says that waste ink sponge has reached its limit.

Try the below steps.

1. Start with printer OFF
2. Hold down RESUME and then hold down POWER
3. Release RESUME
4. press RESUME twice, then release POWER
5. let green light blink until printhead has finished moving.
6. Select functions below with RESUME, execute with POWER

Now press resume button 4 times,then press the power button, if the ink smudges you have  to clean that toner sponge

Jun 09, 2010 | Canon PIXMA MP830 All-In-One InkJet...

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