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Mp160 printer has error 5100 how do I fix it

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  • Anonymous Feb 24, 2008

    have canon pixma mp160 all in one inkjet printer which did print fine now keeps showing service error 5100 help please !!

  • muhammedsjd Feb 29, 2008

    not printing

  • Anonymous Mar 02, 2008



    the printer,s alarm is going off and it says E 5 on the screen and when I try to print it says there is no color in the printer.

  • aemcvea Feb 18, 2009

    how can I print only in Black

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5100 is a carriage error, check the timing strip for contamination (plastic strip about 1/4" in width). This error means that there is something obstructing the printing process. (the side to side motion) Check inside your printer through the gears that you can see under the lid. There should be something obstructing the gears such as dirt or maybe built up crud. Once there was even some paper caught underneath the rollers that I had to jiggle around to even see. Check VERY thoroughly. A dab of alcohol on a qtip works great to remove built up ink, dirt, etc.

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    The E5 error means that there is a problem with the ink cartridges. make sure they are installed properly black on the left, color on the right. Maybe try new cartridges, there may be something wrong with the ones you have. Also you could try cleaning the timing strip with a qtip and a dab of alcohol to remove any built up ink and dirt.

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Hi,
CANON PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet Printer
has few common problems. Such as Driver CD lost, Scanner does not work, Connection problem etc. For find all these software solution just click here....
mp160 printer - 75aba9d.jpg

http://www.canon.com/printer/prob676ijt65/solution

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I am using CANON MP160 Printer. It had been working properly for the last 4 months. But since last few 10 days, I am not able to print as always error 5100 pops up. Kindly suggest.


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1. Allow print head to cool down
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hi,
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has few common problems. Such as Driver CD lost, Scanner does not work, Connection problem etc. For find all these software solution just click here....
75aba9d.jpg3f22050.jpg

http://www.canon.com/printer/prob676ijt65/solution

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Says service error 5100 on my canon mp160 printer. it said cancel printing, turn off then back on. didnt work. what do i do?


5100 is a carriage error, make sure there is no paper stopping the carriage from moving right to left, and then clean the encoder strip, behind the carriage, carefully with a damp Q-tip. Usually grease gets on the strip and gives you that error.

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You can try to clean out the printer check to see if there is any paper jammed in it somewhere
Then realighn the printer cartridges and run a test page.
Make sure that the paper tray is not overloaded

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Error message on Canon MP160 flashing E-2-2 error message 5100


The error code refers to Ink Cartridge

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1. Disconnect and reconnect power cord to reset the device
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Canon MP 160


hi,
CANON PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet Printer
has few common problems. Such as Driver CD lost, Scanner does not work, Connection problem etc. For find all these software solution just click here....
75aba9d.jpg3f22050.jpg

http://www.canon.com/printer/prob676ijt65/solution

prirweto-i-2

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