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Canon -ip4300 printer

Yellow light flashes 11times and the error comes up as 5110

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  • Anonymous Mar 02, 2008

    11 orange flashes on trying an automatic print head alignment on a IP3000.

  • awt8 Aug 31, 2008

    yellow light flashes 11 times,error message 5110

  • mattiask Dec 20, 2008

    I have the same problem. It started after a paper jam.

  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2009

    Yup, me too, printer wasn't used for a while, plugged it in, voila! - service error 5110 with no obvious fix.



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I have the same problem and I tried to clean the cartridges. No result.

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