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5 orange blinking light after cleaning printerhead Canon ip3000

I recently clean my printer head for my Canon ip3000. I follow all the good suggestions from all the fine folks on the net. I clean it with water, Windex, and un-natural alcohol. Being careful not to damage any of the electrical parts. When I go to install the newly cleaned printer head, I get 5 blinking orange light. It seems the printer does not recognize the printer head. Any suggestion??? Thanks

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The print head is defective.Replace it.

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www.decopac.com/resources/PDFs/iP3000%20Error%20Codes.pdf

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www.soft-manufaktura.ru/manual/hp/iP3000sm.pdf

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3. Keep holding down Power button and let Resume button go.
4. Press Resume button 2 times then let BOTH buttons go.
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6. When green lights are solid, press the Resume button 4 times.
7. Press the Power button and the printer should turn off, if not,
press the Power button once more.
8. Your printer should respond as normal..

or: and Also;
Unplug unit, hold power and reset button down then plug it in while still holding both buttons down;
Then to step 3 above.

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