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Error 5100 in canon pixma mp170 however nothing is blocking the cartridge from moving that i am aware of

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    Have you tried resetting the ink waste tank?

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You have a purge unit error

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I've got printer canon PIXMA MP170, it has error 5100. The green light and orange light flashing 2 times flowing each other.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmTJdJTAhYU

I am assuming this is a new printer install. You have to go thru the entire printer and remove ALL the shipping tapes. This one was worse than my HP all in one, which had 12 pieces.

Mar 03, 2013 | Canon PIXMA MP170 All-In-One InkJet...

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If i want to print, my printer says chek printer and than 5100. If got a canon pixma mp170


Hi There
Please Do mention below trick to resolve your 5100Error.
  • Turn of your Printer and remove the all connected wired, open the door and checked any Paper Jam is there, because the Jam paper blocked the Ink Cartridge.
  • After try first if you get same error then remove the Installed Cartridge and put again at proper, may now you don't get any error for printing .


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Oct 12, 2012 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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I have an error 5100. What do I do?


Error 5100 is a cartridge jam , you will need to remove the ink cartridges and reinsert them into the printer and make sure nothing is blocking for the cartridges to move better if you can blow a compressed air to it to make sure all small piece of paper that can cause these error will be remove.

Jul 12, 2011 | Canon PIXMA MP470 All-in-One Printer

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HI I HAVE A CANON MX 320 MULTIFUCTION MACHINE, THE INK CARTRIDGES HAVE BEEN REPLACED BUT THE SCREEN KEEPS SAYING PRINTER ERROR HAS OCCURED 5100, HAT DO I DO TO FIX


5100 error means a Carriage Home Position Error.

Just make sure you remove the plastic strip covering the print head and the contact copper of the ink cartridge before you insert it to the cartridge holder.

Other possible solutions is that the cartridge is not properly seated on the carriage or cartridge holder. Once it is not properly seated the cover of the cartridge holder usually hit when it moves.

You may also clean the contact copper of the ink cartridge using an soft cloth or cotton moistened with alcohol to clean the surface. Please avoid touching the surface by your fingers.

Jun 23, 2010 | Canon PIXMA MP170 All-In-One InkJet...

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Hi How can I fix error 5100 on my my Canon PIXMA MP170 printer?


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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Apr 25, 2010 | Canon PIXMA MP170 All-In-One InkJet...

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5100 ERROR


As per the manual...

Service error 5100 is displayed

Cause: Movement of the FINE Cartridge Holder is blocked.
Action: Clear the paper jam or foreign object that is preventing the FINE Cartridge Holder from moving, cancel printing from your computer, then turn OFF the machine and turn it back ON again.
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You might see something blocking the printer head, check inside to see if there is a paper jam, staple, or some other object blocking the print head.

Mar 27, 2009 | Canon PIXMA MP170 All-In-One InkJet...

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Canon PIXMA MP450 "Servic Error 5100"


Try this... it worked on my MP450... Turn the printer on and open the lid, it shows the cartridges. Now let the cartridges settle to the left. You can notice that the cartridges run on a metal belt. It might be dirty, mine showed a black stripe on it. Take a cloth, a cleenex will be fine and clean it up. Move the cartridges to the right (force them with your hand) and clean the part of the belt left behind them. Now turn it off, close it up and turn it back on. It should work

Apr 02, 2008 | Canon Pixma MP450 All-In-One InkJet...

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Error 5100


Service Error 5100 is Displayed
Cause
Action
Movement of the FINE Cartridge Holder is blocked.
Clear the paper jam or foreign object that is preventing the FINE Cartridge Holder from moving, cancel printing from your computer, then turn OFF the machine and turn it back ON again.

Sep 27, 2007 | Canon PIXMA MP170 All-In-One InkJet...

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Canon MP170


primeramente me salio 5100 pero luego paso a 6000 no se lo que puede pasar ya que no se mueven los cartuchos y no hace el reseteo cuando la enciendo y solamente me sale COMPRUEBE IMPRESORA Y SALE 6000 ERROR. en espera me sean indicados los problemas que se puedan subsanar un saludfo

Feb 28, 2007 | Canon PIXMA MP170 All-In-One InkJet...

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