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Error 5100 cannon mp460

The root cause of Error 5100 in Canon inkjet printers can be so varied and so the solutions. If you want to read a best and well researched article on this topic, read it here:
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Error code 5100 on cannon pixma mp460 Does not load paper

Hello and Welcome to FixYa!

If you are facing Error 5100 then it means that the cartridge can not be detected by the printer.
Actually the printer is not actually loading the cartridge and showing you the error 5100.

To solve this error follow the given steps:-

  • Turn off printer
  • Remove both the cartridges from the printer
  • Use a clothe moistened with alcohol to clean the surface contact on the cartridges where the terminals inside the printers touches
  • Return the cartridges
  • Turn on the printer.
Error will be removed.

I hope this solution helps you
Let me know If you have any more Confusion, questions or issue regarding your problem
Thank you and Keep using FixYa!

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What is error code 5100

5100 is a Carriage Home Position Error. try cleaning the plastic strip that runs the length of the carriage, it may be contaminated. Use alcohol and a swab Good luck. Thanks for using FixYa.

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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 code 5100

This might help:, they had the same problem

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Error code 5100 - can't clear it

Lift up below the display screen.The printer top will raise up and a arm will lock into place.Make sure the ink cartriages are firmly in place,snaped into position,sitting flat.Lift arm out of the way and close the lid.Worked for me ,good luck.

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Canon mp460

Dear thechad,
go to the canon website (listed below) - under Tech Support - click on Technical FAQ's (this will pop up another small window)
then click on Search by Key Word
next - type in error 5100 and click on the circle next to - Include all words and hit Search
next - click on the link with your answer "how to.... "
this should show the answer


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Error code

see all the catridges are properly installed

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