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Error 5100? Hello, I just inherited a very new pixma ip6210D and am trying to get it working.  When I press print (for a simple word document) the alarm light blinks and 5100 appears on the screan.  Can you help me out? Thanks, Tanya

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  • robie1980 Dec 26, 2007

    Thanks for getting back to me.  I think it does have something to do with the ink cartrige.  When I open the front panel, it does not slide to the left as the manual says it will, to replace the ink.  any more ideas?

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Here is the link to the service manual
http://soft-manufaktura.ru/manual/hp/iP6210dsm.pdf

the first thing I would do it make sure the ink is installed correctly and make sure nothing is rubbing or preventing the ink from moving.

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