Canon PIXMA MP160 E5 error.
The unplugging procedure is called hard reset, and is useful only when there is no real problem on the printer.
Error E5 means a problem with cartridge chipset, here follows reset procedure, it does not always work:
Error E5 is a problem with cartridge ink counter. This happens when you use refilled or not original crtridges.
Try removing cartridges and putting them back in place.
Here is the whole service procedure for Pixma, you must use this to reset the ink counter:
1) With the printer powered off but connected to a power source, press the Power button while pressing and holding
the Stop/ Reset button.
2) When the Power LED is lit, press the Stop/Reset button two times while pressing and holding the Power button.
3) When releasing the Power button and the Stop / Reset button (regardless of order), the printer will move into a
service mode. (Waiting for menu selection)
4) When the LED lights in green, press the Stop/Reset button the specified number of time(s) according to the
function listed in the table below.(Each time the Stop/Reset button is pressed, the LED lights alternately in
orange and green, starting with orange.)
The number of the Reset
LED Function Remarks
0 time Green Power off
1 time Orange Service pattern print
2 times Green EEPROM print
3 times Orange EEPROM reset
4 times Green Waste ink counter reset See waste ink counter reset
5 times Orange Destination setting See Destination setting
6 times Green Print head deep cleaning
11 times Orange Button / LCD checking
12 or more times Returns to a menu selection
it does not work you will need to buy a new set of cartridges, possibly
original ones. If you just bought cartridges tell the seller they are faulty and ask an original set of cartridges as replacement.
Aug 15, 2008 |
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