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I have an MP210 Canon printer.  It is saying E 3.  The alarm light is on.  When I try to print, it says there's a paper jam; there isn't.  Help?

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  • baggy001 Dec 11, 2008

    I have the same sort of problem, when I turn it on it feeds the paper half way through then stops and feeds it back out again. It will not print and the red alarm light stays on. Suggestions anyone?

  • willy163 Dec 16, 2008

    Exactly the same problem. I ran out of paper - so what? - and since I can't print.
    Willi

  • scottyscott8 Dec 21, 2008

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    I have the E 3 problem. However, there is no paper large or minuscule in sight. Let me know if someone else has a solution. Thanks

  • Anonymous Dec 23, 2008

    i have looked through this thing in very fine detail and found no paper jam! is there someway i can just bypass the error or something?

  • violet4_u Jan 01, 2009

    Status displays E and the alarm light is flashing...won't print or scan

  • itsmejennxxk Jan 08, 2009

    i the light flashes and the alarm light stays on and it says the paper is jammed. i dont understand how to make this probelm better

  • Anonymous Jan 09, 2009

    i am showing error E 5 any ideas

  • lrkolmel Jan 11, 2009

    I have the same problem. I get the E3 (paper jam) error and there is no paper, large or small, visible anywhere that I can see. Is there a way to reset/clear the code?

  • Staci Dunn-baumann
    Staci Dunn-baumann Jan 11, 2009

    my printer is showing 3E and is flashing alarm. There is not paper jammed inside. i removed it before it got stuck. Is there away to reset the printer? How can i make it start printing again?

  • Anonymous Jan 20, 2009

    i have a canon mp520 and it keeps saying paper jam when there is nop

  • Gabers Jan 21, 2009

    im having the same proble. i just bought inks for it. and when i insert the paper on the top. i try to print, and it keeps telling me that i have a paper jammed in there with the error sign. anyone know what i can do. thanks

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Hi! have canon pixma mp210
i had the same problem E 3
and service button on
and B and C blinking(okay they are always blinking at my printer because i recharge it with syringe).

The cause of the problem was bad inserted paper -> paper jam

First i checked paper tray -> found a syringe fragment
opened the printer cover-> found a small peace of paper

but the printer was still blinking with E3 !

i began to disassemble the printer(be careful with a small secure part on the front side under control keys..i have broken this s it:) )
than i saw no other pieces of paper there.

i decrease the clips where the paper goes through(white plastic stuff) and put a sheet of paper there and started the printer again!
solved!

ps maybe it is better not to disassemble the printer and put in some way the paper between the rotating pulleys(because the printer had this paper jam and wants to have paper there to give it out)
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Posted on Jan 12, 2009

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I had this problem, i was convinced that there was no paper stuck in it, and in my frustration i ended up tilting it backwards and banging it on the table. i found a pen was lodged in the paper feeder. I was so relieved, until the error code was still flashing. then i stuck my hand down the paper feeder (take the paper out first) and found the smallest piece of paper stuck in it. try this.

i am so relieved.

Posted on Dec 13, 2008

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What means error code E 5?My printer is showing these code and I can't do anything with-no scanning,no copying or printing.Please help me.

Posted on Dec 25, 2008

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