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The black and white does work

Dear sir i am asking for help to my printer canon i560 i happened not put the black ink tototally in the cariage, when i print, only corlor parts can bee seen, if i click the options for gray printing, then only a blank paper come out of the computer, no black words on the paper. how could you help me solve the problem thanks my email:

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Your printer canno read the black cartridge because it was not sat down in it's proper position. Do not be afraud to click it into place, consult your manual on proper cartridge refilling, and positioning. If it is not quite in and you try to print, no black will come out of course. Once right in place try and print again.

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Hi There

You can Try 2 things.

ERROR 5100 means that there is some foreign object blocking your cartridges carriage that disables it from moving. Generally when this happens, something has fallen into the printer, or a piece of paper has been jammed in there.

First step, remove the ink cartridge, and turn the printer upside down and gently shake it, see if anything comes out.

If nothing goes, or you can't hear anything rattling around, get a piece of cardstock paper (60lb or heavier) and gently push this through the printer, to see if it will help push out what might be stuck in there

Next try.

It may be a piece of paper or a scotch tape or a staple wire.
Solution 1:
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Solution 2:
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Lubricate the sliders with some white grease (don't get it on the small wipers or the black caps); this repair probably require to remove the right panel off of the printer to gain access to the purge mechanism.

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Reset Procedures for Canon i560 Printers
  1. Turn off i560 Printers
  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.
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I have a Canon i560s and it just stopped printing black ink. It will only print the other colors and the black ink does not come out . I have done all of the maintenance requirements and when I perform the...


Some times it needs a good clean up but this is up to you if you want to do this I put down here. But after you don this prime the printer so it gets the inks back in the heads, it may take a little time for the inks to work.

Ok it got to be the heads blockage
There is fluid cleaner for this but I can never find any in the shops the only ones I seen is when they sell them in Tesco but they come in with the ink refill bottles so I just use worm water by it self on a cloth and dabbing on the heads to clean them, it will not harm the heads but not to much water.

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It worth a try it worked for me more than ones.

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Normal 0 Could have a corrupt driver.
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