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Cannon MP160 printer error message E5 and alarm light remains on

MP160 cannon printer error message E5 and alarm light remains on

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  • azizgoawala Feb 28, 2009

    E5 Error........... PLEASE HELP!!

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Problem with catrige.Printer not detecting the catrige so clean catrige,and insert.

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What is e5 error


E5 error code occurs in certain models of Canon Pixma printers such as the Canon MP160 and Canon MP150, you may receive an E5 error when trying to print. In this state, you will not be able to use any of the functions of your printer. The error itself is an ink cartridge error. It may be that you are using generic or off-brand ink cartridges in your Canon Pixma printer. Canon Pixma printers do not work with other brands of print cartridges; invest in Canon brand ink cartridges and this should take care of your problem.

Feb 25, 2010 | Canon PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet...

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Code error PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet Printer


this error list PIXMA MP160 /150 All-In-One InkJet Printer

CANNON PrintersMP150/MP160 ERROR CODE

E2-2 No paper (ASF)
E3-3 Paper jam
E4 No ink
E5-5 The ink cartridges are not installed or a non-supported inkcartridge is installed ,
or the ink cartridges are notinstalled properly
E8 Waste ink absorber full, or platen waste ink absorber
full

E9 The connected digital camera /video camera does not support Camera
DirectPrinting
E14 The Ink cartridges whosedestination are wrong
E15 Ink cartridge is notinstalled E16 - Ink remaining is unknown
E16 -E19 Failed to scan head alignment sheet
E22 Carriage error
E23 Paper feed error
E24 Purge unit error
E25 ASF(cam) sensor error
E26 Internal temperature riseerror
E27 Waste ink absorberfull or platen waste ink absorber full
E28 Ink cartridge temperaturerise error -
E29 EEPROM error
E33 Paper feed position error
E35 15 USB Host VBUD overcurrent error - USB
E37 17 Abnormal motor driver error
E40 20 Other hardware error
E42 22 Scanner error






on Mar 15, 2008 | Canon PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet...

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Get error message E5 on my canon MP160 all in one printer. One day everything was fine printed perfect next day E5 message & said that it doesn't recognize the ink cartridges. Impossible it worked...


Make sure all carts are seated properly, sometimes they pop up. When you open the cover, the one with the blinking light is the problem one. It's also possible to have a defective cart. from Canon as well.

Jan 07, 2010 | Canon PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet...

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Canon mp160 get e5 error


E5 flashing mean your printer fine cartridge is not recognized or not install properly.
please re-install it

Sep 24, 2009 | Canon PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet...

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E5 error


hi try to install a new driver from here http://support-my.canon-asia.com/EN/search?canonsearch=1&lang=EN&category=Multifunctional+Printers&series=PIXMA&model=PIXMA+MP160&menu=Download otherwise ur error code means The ink cartridges are not installed or a non-supported ink cartridge is installed, or the ink cartridges are not installed properly. Install cartridges properly. so try to clean the cartridge pinout well by using Acetone or something like that also try to clean the pinout of the cartidge mount inside the printer when it's power is off.

Jun 09, 2009 | Canon PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet...

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My MP160 has an error code E5 and nothing I do will move it


have you installed a new ink cartridge? one of your inks may have been dead.

You need to use a genuine cannon cartridge since cannon printers does not accept generic inks.

hope this helps, please rate.

Feb 07, 2009 | Canon PIXMA MP160 All-In-One Printer

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MP160 error message E5 and alarm light on


OK lets try this

Also if you are using the Refillable ink cartilages stop they always cause major issues

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 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 on/off 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.)Note: press 4 times for waste ink counter reset.

The number of the Reset
button pressing
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

5) Turn off the printer.(it must be turn off)
then turn it on again.


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Oct 19, 2008 | Canon PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet...

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Problem after replacing both ink cartridges on MP160


i want to use just scaner from my cannon pixma MP160, but i don't have catridge or the catridge was broken. can every one resolve may problem?

Jul 27, 2008 | Canon PIXMA MP160 All-In-One Printer

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Error E 5 on the Canon MP160


Try this website:
http://www.techsupportforum.com/hardware-support/printer-support/174311-solved-error-cannon-mp160-after-refilling-ink-tank.html

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