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Printer error Recently installed new cartridges - did print at first but now the printer is showing E5 error and will not print. What does this mean? Can I fix it?

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Yes maybe its the way you put ur paper into the printer or maybe the ink cartridge has come lose just check all things and note anything down that may occur to be unusual.

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E5 means your cartridge error. May I know are you using original ink cartridge or yours has been modified before?
I assume you to refill your ink cartridge before because E5 error won't appear after replacing new cartridge.
So, you need to take out both of your ink cartridge and then use a clean cloth to wipe them. After that, slowly put in back into the printer. If the error is still there after wiping it, try to do it till the error is gone.
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Those codes mean the following --

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make sure you removed the orange tape from the cartridge.
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Whats the meaning of error in canon e5 error?


"E5: The ink cartridge(s) is not installed. / The ink cartridge(s) cannot be recognized.

The ink cartridge may not be installed properly, or an unsupported ink cartridge may be installed.
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Make sure to install both ink cartridges even when you set the machine to use only one ink cartridge in printing.
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Our Canon Pixma MP150 is showing an error message E5 and previously E3. Can you tell me what these mean please.


here are the error codes for your printer

E2 - No paper (ASF)
E3 - Paper jam
E4 - No ink
E5 - The ink cartridges are not installed or a non-supported ink cartridge is installed , or the ink cartridges are not installed properly
E8 - Waste ink absorber full, or platen waste ink absorber full «ОК»)
E9 - The connected digital camera / video camera does not support Camera Direct Printing
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E15 - Ink cartridge is not installed
E16 - Ink remaining is unknown
E19 - Failed to scan head alignment sheet
E22 - Carriage error
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E25 - ASF(cam) sensor error
E26 - Internal temperature rise error
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E35 - USB Host VBUD over current error - USB
E37 - Abnormal motor driver error
E40 - Other hardware error
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E5, says the ink cartridges are the wrong type, not properly installed, or not installed at all. You can't refill those without replacing the chip or resetting the chip. Many refilled cartridges just don't work...

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