Question about Canon PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Error code E5

Canon pixma. I installed new black cartridge and the tried several times to reset but same problem. I refilled color cartridge also. Is this a hardware issue? I may be better off buying a new one.

Also,because of the error code E5 I cannot use the scanner function.

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  • Anonymous Apr 08, 2008

    I have put in a new ink cartridge and I keep getting the Error code E5.

  • Jiek Aug 01, 2008

    Same here, the given solution does not seem to work with my printer :S Have tried the 'hold the reset button en press the power button'- method over and over :S :S Does anyone have any idea why it doesn't work?

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Hi dear

hi dear

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
Direct Printing
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

Methode 1

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
button pressing
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
procedures below.
5 times Orange Destination setting See Destination setting
procedures below.
6 times Green Print head deep cleaning
11 times Orange Button / LCD checking
12 or more times Returns to a menu selection


that's all


maybe it can fix your problem



thanks


cropp


Posted on Mar 27, 2008

I fixed a similar E5 error when I re-attached the belt for the cartridge carriage. It had come loose

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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....
Error code E5 - 75aba9d.jpg

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