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Error code 5010

When I turn on my Mp 510 printer it just shows error code 5010 and will do nothing else. The lights flash orange and green alternately. Any suggestions?

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  • tris85 Apr 01, 2008

    my canon mp510 is showing the same error ( 5010) i haven't done anything to it, the only thing that may be coursing it is the colour cartridges may need changing...does anyone know! thank u!

  • Anonymous Jun 02, 2008

    When I turn on my Mp 510 printer it just shows error code 5010 and will do nothing else. The lights flash orange and green alternately

  • chiste Jun 04, 2008

    falla!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • badger111 Aug 15, 2008

    not working error code 5010

  • bigworld31 Aug 21, 2008

    Yes, same thing happens to me...Error code 5010...and flashing green and orange...alternating lights.

    I was trying to photocopy (in basic black, not colour). I had a few pages to copy. I got this 5010 Error code after EACH copy!

    I had to turn off the printer after each copy and then turn it back on for the next copy. That's not the worse of it.....once I turned the printer back on and hit copy again...the printer took a VERY long time to scan the item for the next copy. It took me a good 40 minutes to copy 15 pages.
    Sooooo irritating!!!!!

    Anyone know what to do?

    I've also had the paper jam on me tons of times. I am really disappointed with this product. I would not recommend this printer to anyone!

  • slappfamily Dec 08, 2008

    Error Code 5010 Cannon MP510. After every copy I do the error code comes up and my printer wont print anymore. I need to restart it and

    can only copy one at a time after turning the printer off and on each

    copy. That's ANNOYING! Can you help me. Chyrel

  • Brenda Kidd
    Brenda Kidd Nov 18, 2013

    my canon mp600 has error 5010 and with flashing orange and green lights. I've unplugged it from everything and turned the printer on, but doesn't matter.

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Yes, same thing happens to me...Error code 5010...and flashing green and orange...alternating lights.

I was trying to photocopy (in basic black, not colour). I had a few pages to copy. I got this 5010 Error code after EACH copy!

I had to turn off the printer after each copy and then turn it back on for the next copy. That's not the worse of it.....once I turned the printer back on and hit copy again...the printer took a VERY long time to scan the item for the next copy. It took me a good 40 minutes to copy 15 pages.
Sooooo irritating!!!!!

Anyone know what to do?

I've also had the paper jam on me tons of times. I am really disappointed with this product. I would not recommend this printer to anyone!

Posted on Aug 21, 2008

  • bigworld31 Aug 21, 2008

    Opps! My post was a question, not a solution. Sorry.

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