Question about Canon PIXMA MX700 All-In-One InkJet Printer
I get an error code 5100. Printer does not start to print. I have checked the printer head and cleaned it. Only on print catridge is low and flashing.
It may be that you need to clean your timing strip. (Download the manual from the usa canon website to learn more about the timing strip.)
Also, if cleaning the timing strip does not help, you may need to lubricate your purge cap. The purge cap is the white sliding mechanism that the printhead parks against when not in use.
1. Get yourself some white grease.
2. Remove the right printer panel to gain access to the purge mechanism.
3. Do not get any grease on the wipers or the black caps!
4. Moisten JUST the purge cap with the white grease.
Let me know if this solves the problem! Thanks - ambssdor
Posted on Dec 29, 2009
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