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Error 5100 can you help b when i try to print it comes up with eroor 5100 i have losted my manunal

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Error 5100 means that the head carriage cannot move properly. Check that nothing (e.g. scraps of paper) is blocking it, and there is no contamination on the encoder strip.

The encoder strip (clear strip about 5 mm wide) can be unclipped at each end by moving the head carriage with the printer off -- if there is ink on it then try cleaning it, but make sure not to scratch off the ruled lines. It could also be ink on the encoder sensor behind the heads (difficult to get to).

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Hi 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:
Clean the timing strip.

Solution 2:
The purge cap (the white sliding mechanism that the print head parks to when it's not in use) may be not lubricated well enough .

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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For error 5100 try the following, I know it works on some Canon printers:
Unplug printer, press and hold "resume" button, press "power" button and hold down, release "resume", press "resume", release and press again. Release both buttons and now press "resume" 4 times. Power off. Re-start.
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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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