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Printer error code 5100 - Canon Pixma MP450 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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  • Anonymous Aug 29, 2008

    the In Use/Memory light is flashing and clicking constantly

  • theluckyones Nov 06, 2008

    My pixma MP800 had a paper jam and then showed error code 6A00.  I cleaned out the ink on far right and unplugged it and seemed to clear the error code and now it still won't print or scan and shows error code 5100 no matter what i try.  What should I do?  Thanks

  • steve_clarke Dec 03, 2008

    i have a canon mp460 and i have got the error code 5100 i have cleaned the ink cartridges and i cant see anything else there
    Please help me


  • Anonymous Dec 13, 2008

    error code 5100 too


  • gclifton497 Jan 04, 2009

    display window shows Error Code 5100, will not print.

  • Anonymous Jan 13, 2009

    Ik krijg foutmelding 5100 als servicefout en de printer werkt niet meer

  • Anonymous Feb 03, 2009

    I cleared the paper jam, but I still get the error

  • Henry Gertcher May 11, 2010

    What printer are you using? What computer operating system are you using? What program are you printing from?

    Henry

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This error means that there is something obstructing the printing carriage / process. 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 small piece of paper. Check VERY thoroughly. Also make sure that the ink cartridges are seated properly and not loose.

Reset ip2000 / 3000:

You can also try a rest:
1. Turn off printer
2. Hold down Resume button and press Power button.
3. Keep holding down Power button and let Resume button go.
4. Press Resume button 2 times then let BOTH buttons go.
5. Green lights will flash and then stop blinking.
6. When green lights are solid, press the Resume button 4 times.
7. Press the Power button and the printer should turn off, if not,
press the Power button once more.
8. Your printer should respond as normal..

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Press a button 2 times and then the green light will flash then press resume 3times and the press once more press the start button and your printer will be normal

Posted on Oct 29, 2008

Had same error on mp470. turned out was a paper jam.

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