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Error code 5100 on Canon Pixma ip6220d

Installed new black ink cartridge, snaps firmly in place. However when I turn on the printer the cartridge holder moves very slowly kind of like the grease is really thick. Cannot see any paper or jams that might be interfering. Can move the holder with my fingers but not sure how much resistance should be by default. (scale of 1 to 10, with 1 being no resistance I would say about a 3). The ON/OFF button blinks 2 times alternating with amber Alarm button twice. When turned on there is a low "burrrrrrrrrr" noise as the holder moves (slowly).

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I'm getting a 5100 "check printer" error on my


Reseat (remove / reinstall) the ink cartridges if an error appears. Removing Ink Cartridges:
  1. After confirming that the printer is powered on, open the scanning unit (printer cover). The ink cartridge holder moves to the replacement position.

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  2. Press down on the semi-circular tab to release the cartridge and then remove it.


    Note: Handle the ink cartridges carefully to avoid staining clothes and surrounding work area.


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  3. Remove and replace each cartridge individually. Or, remove the second cartridge after the first has been removed.

    Note: Do not touch the gold electrical contacts or the print head nozzles after removing the protective tape.

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Installing ink cartridges:
  1. After confirming that the printer is powered on, open the scanning unit (printer cover). The ink cartridge holder moves to the replacement position.

    Note: After confirming that the scanning unit support is fixed into position, release your hands.


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  2. Insert the ink cartridge into the ink cartridge holder.- Black: the left slot- Color: the right slot*

    *One black cartridge and one color cartridge must be installed in the machine in order for the printer to operate. It does not matter if the capacities (Standard or High) do not match.

  3. Push up on the front of the cartridge until it locks into place. (A click sound will be heard when the cartridge is locked in place.)

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  4. Confirm that the ink cartridges are installed properly.



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    <1> The ink cartridge is not installed properly.

    <2> The ink cartridge is installed properly.

  5. Fold the scanning unit support and close the scanning unit (printer cover).

  6. Wait until the preparatory operation is complete; it takes about one to two minutes.

If you need more help come back.Post / thumbs / testimonial are welcome!

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When i turn on my printer it says error code 5100 how do i fix it


Copy and paste the following address for Canon support:

http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ModelInfoAct&fcategoryid=257&modelid=11863#SupportDetailAct

Input query: "error 5100" Click "Search" button
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i sure u buy wrong cartridge for your MP450...if u want higher quality, u should buy CL-51 cartridge for colour and CL-50 for black..

fyi, CL-52 can only suitable for IP6210D / IP6220D printer. u can see yourself at this link :

http://www.canon.com.my/section/inkjetPrinter/supplies/

hope this help... ; )

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I had the error code 5100 for my canon pixma ip6220d printer and all it was a pen in the track of the cartridges. I've been looking for that pen for awhile too. So I would say look for something in the way of the cartridges. Hope this helps everyone.

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Canon PIXMA iP6220D


Hi You can Try
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Error Code 5100
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.


All The Best: Pineworks

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