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

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Hii..... My canon mp160 printer isn't working please help , It is making number 2 then E error , and all the icons are lighting , I installed it on my PC but the printer isn't working

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Hi there maximum time we found it is a the head problem. The print head is what the cartridges sit in inside of the printer. For resolve the problem please follow these.

Open the printer and wait for the carriage to slide over. Some how if its not come then Unplug the printer & Manually slide the carriage.
Now Remove the ink cartridges from the print head & Use wet warm cotton swab or use alcohol to thoroughly clean the print head.
Repeat this until there is no ink residue coming off on the cotton swab. After finished it make the head dry then fix it back. Now Try to print something now
If that does not work then follow the next step.

Remove the printer data cable & restart the PC & printer. Then fit back the data cable & turn on the printer. Hope that's start working , if no luck then Uninstall the printer driver & restart the PC & Printer both again. Now install the driver of the printer and connect it with PC ,Turn on printer & go for a test print from the printer preference. Thanks & waiting for your reply.

Posted on Aug 21, 2010

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My pixma mp160 showed E 3 and would not print at all. No need to take it apart or throw it out. Take a spray bottle, put in some metyle hydrate, oppen the ink acsess cover on your printer. When the ctgs. are to the left unplug the power cord to keep them there. Now carefully but liberaly squirt methyle hydrate onto the ink ctg. rests and all that imediate area where you'll see ink spatter, to wash it clean. Also a quick rince of the paper rollers. The methyle hydrate acts as a mild solvent and dries very quickly. My printer works like new since this treatment. Good luck.

Posted on Nov 24, 2010

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First make sure that there isn't anything keeping the carriage from moving freely.
Then follow the instructions below:

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
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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
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4) When the LED lights in green, press the Stop/Reset button the specified number of time(s) according to the
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0 time Green Power off
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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

If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
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E5 means one of three things.

1. The ink cartridges are not installed
2. The ink cartridges installed are not compatible
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Are you using genuine Canon or a copy cartridge? If copy then they may not be correct. If they are genuine Canon you may need a new printhead.

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try this PRESS STOP BUTTON FOR 5 SEC CAN FIX THIS PROBLEM

after that will adicated light alarm blinking them you can print if can't try turn off printer and turn on again.

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