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"ink cannot be correctly detected" error U130

I just changed all the ink cartridges in my printer and an error keeps appearing on the cyan cartridge. The error states "the remaining level of the following ink cannot be correctly detected".....error U130 Can anyone tell me something to do?? Im really sick of paying for more ink cartridges when there is nothing wrong with the ones ive bought, Ive already changed it twice and it keeps giving me the same error.

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  • Anonymous May 02, 2008

    ON my Canon MP500 I got around the message 'U130 the remaining level of the following ink can not be correctly detected' by holding reset for > 5 sec, so it disengaged the ink level detection.

    Now, how do you re-engage the ink level detection?

  • Anonymous Feb 08, 2009

    Same thing; after replacing the cartridge A, cartridges B & D are showing this error!

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Hold down the "Stop/Reset" button for 5 seconds and it dismissed the first message, but then there was another for a different cartridge, etc. Eventually I got it to work.

Posted on Sep 25, 2007

  • LilTunnie Jul 26, 2011

    brilliant thank you for saving me --lol

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    Thank you so much! I kept pressing the stop button but never thought to hold it down a few seconds...

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If you have changed the cartridge twice and the error remains, it would suggest the cartridge is not at fault. Look at the contact where the cartridge inserts into the carriage and make sure they are A) Clean and B) Not bent or distorted If you are certain the contact between cartridge and carriage is good then it would suggest there may a fault further down the line. This would implicate either the cable running back to the main board or the main board itself. It would be worth spending a little time to fully investigate the carriage to cartridge contact. Let us know how the progress goes.

Posted on Jul 26, 2007

I had the error message U071 and U130. I pressed the stop/reset, OK, the black and color start buttons all at once and the error message just disappeared.

Posted on May 17, 2008

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  • genevis Dec 01, 2010

    YES IT WORKED. THANKS. GENE

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    love_is_carl Feb 23, 2012

    OMG IT WORKED!! i wish I would hhave seen this a yr ago! do u know how many inks I have bought since then while i had ink stored!! thank u so much i thought it was just me not doing it right!!! yeyyyy

  • Maqsood Ahmad May 22, 2013

    Thanks..... you save my lot of time & offcourse mony this worked for me time being

  • David Jun 04, 2013

    Thanks so much! I had the same error message w a yellow cartridge. It was not giving the error when I would put back in the old depleted one, so I knew there was nothing fundamentally wrong w the printer.

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In my case i just used cancell/stop button & it worked for my canon pixma MG 5150 .Thumbs up

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