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Mp160 flashing error E then 3

Does not respond to anything I do to rest it

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  • artdncr Jul 02, 2009

    I tried the paper jam thing several times. No paper.

    I started to take the thing apart. Turned it upside down (gazillionth time) began to unscrew. Low and behold, a quarter dropped out!

    It works now :)

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E3 - paper jam!

check paper
chek sensors

Posted on Jun 19, 2009

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How to fix error 24 for mp 160????


Hi

This is a purge unit error hence you need to check and make sure the purge unit is working fine. If not you need to clean it.

THE PURGE UNIT IS THE ONE ON THE RIGHT SIDE WHERE THE CARTREIDGE RESTS WHEN YOU TURN OFF THE PRINTER.

And at the same keep the below mentioned error list for your future use.

CANON MP140, MP145, MP150, MP160 ERROR CODES RESET ERROR CODES CANON MP140, MP145, MP150, MP160

E2-2 = No paper (ASF)

E3-3 = Paper jam

E4 = No ink
E5-5 = 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
E9 = The connected digital camera / video camera does not support Camera
Direct Printing

E14 = The Ink cartridges whose destination are wrong
E15 = Ink cartridge is not installed E16 - Ink remaining is unknown
E16-E19 = Failed to scan head alignment sheet
E22 = Carriage error
E23 = Paper feed error
E24 = Purge unit error
E25 = ASF(cam) sensor error
E26 = Internal temperature rise error
E27 = Waste ink absorber full or platen waste ink absorber full
E28 = Ink cartridge temperature rise error -
E29 = EEPROM error
E33 = Paper feed position error
E35 15 = USB Host VBUD overcurrent error - USB
E37 17 = Abnormal motor driver error
E40 20 = Other hardware error
E42 22 = Scanner error

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What is error 5100?


1. clean slit strip film
2. clean slit strip film sensor (back of head carriage)(use contact cleaner)
3. fix purge unit
OR
1. Turn off printer
2. Hold down Resume button and press Power button.
3. Keep holding down Power button and let Resume button go.
4. Press Resume button 2 times then let BOTH buttons go.
5. Green lights will flash and then stop blinking.
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..

Nov 25, 2009 | Canon PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet...

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Canon MP160 flashing E and 3


E 3, just says paper jam...if you can't find anything, you might need a shop to repair. I have resolved this many times, usually the sensor lever under the platen gets broken or bent when you pull out a paper jam. Best repaired in the shop.

Aug 06, 2009 | Canon PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet...

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MP 160 flashing error E then 3. doesn;t respond to anything I try to reset it


hi,
CANON PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet Printer
has few common problems. Such as Driver CD lost, Scanner does not work, Connection problem etc. For find all these software solution just click here....
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http://www.canon.com/printer/prob676ijt65/solution

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Jun 19, 2009 | Canon PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet...

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Error message on Canon MP160 flashing E-2-2 error message 5100


The error code refers to Ink Cartridge

Issue: ERROR: Error code 5100 appears on the computer screen
Issue: ERROR LED: E, 2, 2

1. Disconnect and reconnect power cord to reset the device
2. Remove Packing Material MP160 / MP180 / MP460
3. Reseat ink cartridge (MP160 / MP180 / MP460)

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Error 5100


Don't quote me on this but I think any error code over E 200 means servicing required.

Sep 06, 2008 | Canon PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet...

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