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U051 error showing / Will not accept ink

Re; MP170 Canon printer U051 error showing / will not accept ink / will not print

Can you help with this problem. Many people are saying to reset the printer by holding down a button. I have tried them all.

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Marie

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  • Anonymous May 10, 2008

    CHECK INK U051 BLK COL

  • hutchie2 May 24, 2008

    really frustrated - just bought new ink cartridge and the error message is still there...... any help would be much appreciated

  • Anonymous Jun 05, 2008

    I put in a new color cartridge and I get a U162 error message, why

  • Domie_666 Jun 28, 2008

    I got my ink cartridges refilled and now the printer won't accept them.



    Thanks Dominique

  • arthur_arago Oct 13, 2008

    mp180

  • pumf5 May 21, 2009

    Canon MP170 error message U051 check ink? I replaced the black cartridge with a new one and refilled colour ink tank with specified ink. Will not accept the cartridges. Have held down the reset button as someone suggested, but still no luck. Can anyone help please need to print an assignment? Thanks

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When the message appears, hold the reset button for about 5 seconds, this disables ink monitor on most canon models

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