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Canon Pixma MP140 Error 2 or serviceerror 5100. New printer, won't take paper. Cartridges are installed correctly.

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  • Anonymous Mar 10, 2009

    printer has been working fine for about 9 monthes and now all of a sudden it wont take the paper in. i cant print or scan anything. the rollers arent taking the paper in.

  • jayesh_morde Mar 14, 2009

    error 5100, service, canon mp160, service error 5100

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As a technician, I have worked on tons of printers. This particular error had stumped me for a while, but I finally found the cause. As others had pointed out before, it can have alot to do with some obstruction in the print path, the gears, or ink on the clear plastic encoder strip. You're on the right track - I found the the purge cap (the white sliding mechanism that the print head parks to when it's not in use) was not lubricated well enough from factory. If you lubricate the sliders with some white grease (don't get it on the small wipers or the black caps) the mechanism can now slide more freely, and the unit can park the head properly without giving you the dreaded head homing error 5100 (or E-2-2 on the LCD display) Keep in mind that this repair will probably require you to remove the right panel off of the printer to gain access to the purge mechanism. There are two screws behind the printer, and two in front for each corrosponding side panel (the front screws are behind the grey front panel of the printer - open the top cover to see the clips which hold the front cover on) Hope this helps some of you out.

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Error 19


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Below are a list of the error codes for this model.
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[Info140] pixel_trans.gif RESET ERROR CODES CANON MP140, MP145, MP150, MP160

E2-2 = No paper (ASF)

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This is a purge unit error hence you need to check and make sure the purge unit is working fine. If not you need to clean it.

THE PURGE UNIT IS THE ONE ON THE RIGHT SIDE WHERE THE CARTREIDGE RESTS WHEN YOU TURN OFF THE PRINTER.

And at the same keep the below mentioned error list for your future use.

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E3-3 = Paper jam

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E25 = ASF(cam) sensor error
E26 = Internal temperature rise error
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E 2 2
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E 2 3

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