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Canon PIXMA MX 700 HAS ERROR 5100

I HAVE DOWN LOADED REG CURE. I ALREADY HAD THIS PROGRM ACTUALLY. I RAN IT, BUT THE SAME PROBLEM SHOWS UP. I CLEANED THE PLASTIC STRIP WITH ALCOHOL AND A SWAB, BUT THE PROBLEM PERSISTS

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Error Code 5100 Yes Same errors
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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