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Fault Code E27

Hi, Can you please help. I have the fault code E27. I am technically capable of repairing the fault but dont know how. I have cleaned the waste tank, as I suspect this was the problem, how do I now cancel the error.
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Dave

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  • Dave Faddel Jan 29, 2009

    The problem is displayed on the printer itself, not on the computer. When you switch the printer on, it goes through the boot up sequence of carrage comming out, going to the left etc. When this sequence is complete it goes into a fault mode with the on/off and yellow error LED's flashing and then displaying an "E;2;7" flashing on the display. It makes no difference if the computer is connected or not. I have had this before and ended up throwing the printer away. The printer is in perfect condition and after getting the error code I stripped the entire unit, cleaned the waste tank and absorber "sponges" etc. The unit is as clean as any new unit, I just need to know how to cancel the fault. How come it only happens on Canon and Epson. HP just prints, no hassels.

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posted on Feb 09, 2010 Fault Code E27 - 0%20ratings_thumbs.gif
pineworks Rank: Guru canon.gif computers_small.png Expert Rating: 87%, 1202 votes Hi there Canon printers MP 160 AND MAYBE OTHERS A) E5, E6 or E4 - it is cartridges error - to fix press the "stop\reset" button for 5-7 sec. and then release
B) E27 - it is code for reset absorber (EEPROM reset or Waste ink counter reset) and follow the described below procedure: With the printer powered off but connected to a power source,
1) First..while pressing and holding the Stop/ Reset button, press the Power button..do not release the Power button
2) Wait till the Power light is ON, then while still pressing the Power button... press the Stop/Reset button two times (visible for alert-orange-LED lights on & off).
3) When releasing both the Power button and the Stop / Reset button (regardless of order), the printer will move into the service mode. Waiting for menu selection visible for:

  1. On/off light is fixed green
  2. Display shows "0"
  3. A4/Plain paper light is fixed green
4) Being in this Service mode, 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 2 LEDs (A4<>Alert) switch alternately into orange and green, starting with orange.(Note: press 4 times for waste ink counter reset).
The number of Reset button pressing:
  1. 1 time Orange Service pattern print
  2. 2 times Green EEPROM print
  3. 3 times Orange EEPROM reset
  4. 4 times Green Waste ink counter reset
  5. 5) Turn off the printer.( it must be turned off) then turn it on again.
Only in B) case you can enter into "service mode", in A) case if have e.g. paper jam, or another error you CAN'T enter the "service mode" Try it

THANKS..JUST GREAT!!!

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Normal 0 Driver could be corrupt.
Disconnect the printer or at least be sure it is turned off. I'd do both and reinstall the CD software program that came withthe printer. When the software program asks you to connect theprinter to the USB port, do so and it should again work properly.
Hope this helps. Bud

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