Question about Canon PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet Printer
After the ink cartridge for the Canon Prixma MP 160 have been refilled and test then I press the button Stop / Reset several times but unfortunately the problem low ink indicator is still remaining as before although I have done as some user online suggested. Please tell me what to do the correct steps to resolve this issue.
Disconnect the printer's outlet
Hold the Botton of power while connecting to the outlet
Holding down the power button pressed twice the reset button (red circle with a triangle)
Release the power button
The printer takes about 10 seconds into the show vaor numeroco zero.
Pressing + to the value moves from 0 to 1.
When this value to 1, press the button that is on par with reset, this will light up two lamps
One is that of plain papaer and the other of photo paper, at this point is put paper into the printer
Pressing the power button once or twice (it does not matter), the printer will print a proof sheet
When you print this sheet the value in the display returns to zero, leaving it well
Open scan cover (to remove the cartridges but was not removed), with the lid open faith disconnect the power to printer
Remove the cartridge, close the lid and turn on the printer.
Re-positioned and Refill cartridges in the printer and READY.
Posted on Nov 09, 2008
may the error code or how many blinking can solve your problem
this is the list of error code
How to clear Error Code Canon printers MP150 MP160
CANNON Printers MP150/MP160 ERROR CODE
E2-2 No paper (ASF)
E3-3 Paper jam
E4 No ink
E5-5 The ink cartridges are not installed or a non-supported ink cartridge is installed ,
or the ink cartridges are not installed properly
E8 Waste ink absorber full, or platen waste ink absorber full
E9 The connected digital camera / video camera does not support Camera
E14 The Ink cartridges whose destination are wrong
E15 Ink cartridge is not installed E16 - Ink remaining is unknown
E16 -E19 Failed to scan head alignment sheet
E22 Carriage error
E23 Paper feed error
E24 Purge unit error
E25 ASF(cam) sensor error
E26 Internal temperature rise error
E27 Waste ink absorber full or platen waste ink absorber full
E28 Ink cartridge temperature rise error -
E29 EEPROM error
E33 Paper feed position error
E35 15 USB Host VBUD overcurrent error - USB
E37 17 Abnormal motor driver error
E40 20 Other hardware error
E42 22 Scanner error
try this methode
1) With the printer powered off but connected to a power source, press the Power button while pressing and holding
the Stop/ Reset button.
2) When the Power LED is lit, press the Stop/Reset button two times while pressing and holding the Power button.
3) When releasing the Power button and the Stop / Reset button (regardless of order), the printer will move into a
service mode. (Waiting formenu selection)
4) When the LED lights in green, press the Stop/Reset button the specified number of time(s) according to the
function listed in the table below.(Each time the Stop/Reset button is pressed, the LED lights alternately in
orange and green, starting with orange.)
The number of the Reset
LED Function Remarks
0 time Green Power off
1 time Orange Service pattern print
2 times Green EEPROM print
3 times Orange EEPROM reset
4 times Green Waste ink counter reset See waste ink counter reset
5 times Orange Destination setting See Destination setting
6 times Green Print head deep cleaning
11 times Orange Button / LCD checking
12 or more times Returns to a menu selection
maybe it can fix your problem
Posted on Mar 27, 2008
I have an MP160 Pixma and I tried some of the fixes from other sites but they didnt work - this one did. Thank you FixYa - awesome.
Posted on Jan 15, 2013
Desconectar del toma corriente el impresor
Mantener presionado el botton de power mientras se conecta al toma corriente
Manteniendo presionado el mismo boton de power presionar dos veces el boton de reset (circulo con triangulo rojos)
Soltar el boton de power
La impresora se tardara unos 10 segundos en mostrar el vaor numeroco de cero.
Presionar + para que el valor se mueva de 0 a 1.
Cuando el valor este en 1, presionar el boton que esta a la par de reset, de esta manera se encenderan dos luces
una es la de plain papaer y la otra de photo paper, en este momento se coloca papel en la impresora
Se presiona el boton de power una o dos veces (da igual), la impresora imprimira una hoja de prueba
Al imprimir esta hoja el valor en la pantalla regresa al valor de cero, dejarlo asi
Abrir el scan cover (para sacar los cartuchos pero no se sacan), con la tapa abierta desconectar fe la energia al impresor
Sacar los cartuchos, cerrar la tapa y encender el impresor.
Volver a colocar los cartuchos ya refilados en la impresora y LISTO.
Posted on Jun 16, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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How to reset Canon MX310
printer low ink signal
1. Power off the printer.
2. Holding the stop/reset button, press and hold
power button also. Hold both buttons
together for 5 secs.
3. Still holding the power button, release the
stop/reset buton, then press the stop/reset button twice.
4. Release power button (the screen should now
say 'Service Mode').
5. Wait until the power button lights steady
green, then press the stop/reset button three times with a 3 sec space between
each press. On the 3rd press the
indicator should turn steady orange.
6. Press the power button once, (the orange
light should go off).
7. Open the printer and remove both
cartridges. Wait for 10 seconds. Replace the cartridges and close
printer. Wait for 30 seconds.
8. Press the power button, and wait until
printer has shut down.
9. Press power button to power up. The printer will feed one piece of paper,
then ask you to set the language.
10. The page counter is now reset! Enjoy.
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