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Alarm light on canon printer won't go off

I have no color ink cartridge to put into my canon printer, so it insists that I check color ink (check ink U051 COL). I don't care that there is no color cartridge in there, I just wanna scan some pictures. But it won't allow me to do that until the color ink is put in. I Don't have any. So with little time to finish a project and not being able to by colored ink till friday how can I get the printer to turn off its alram light so that I can scan some pictures...? Please help! This project is due on thursday!!

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  • asem786 Nov 15, 2009

    My Cannon Mx 300 printer has alarm light on.When I print anything, it does not print and comes up with the message, check the ink cartridge or something like that.How can fix this problem

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Try to press and hold the resume button for 5 seconds.If this not help you need to replace the ink cartridges.

Posted on Oct 26, 2009

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try following the instructions on the screen...ie 'hold down the reset button for 5 seconds to disable the low ink warning

Posted on Sep 25, 2008

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U051 actually says that the printhead is not installed, or not installed properly. You probably need a new printhead,

Posted on Dec 03, 2009

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You may need a new cartridge, that error says the ink cartridge is wrong or not installed properly. If it's a refilled cartridge it won't work, if it's a new canon cartridge, they warranty for 30 days from date of purchase.

Posted on Dec 23, 2009

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SOURCE: Showing Check Ink U051 COL. Have removed the

Hi there

For troubleshooting purposes,
Perform the following:

1. Open the printer and remove all ink tanks.

2. Insert a single ink tank in the printer then close the cover.

3. Confirm whether the printer recognizes the installed tank
properly. If it does, it will indicate it does not detect the other ink tanks, as
they are not currently installed in the printer.

4. Repeat steps 1-3 with another ink tank.

5. If the printer at any time indicates two of the same ink tanks are
installed, the cause will be the last tank installed. For example, if
you inserted an ink tank earlier, and you later inserted another ink
tank, and it said two of the same inks were installed, the cause of
the issue is the last ink tank.



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