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IP6700D will not recognize magenta ink tank I dunno why they call it a "tank" its more like a vile or a thimble or eyedropper.

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  • Anonymous May 23, 2008

    printer will not recognize yellow ink cartridge

  • hamiltongi Jun 18, 2008

    Exact same problem, Will not recognize magenta tank, error code U150, then I receive an error code of 5100. I've tried taking it out & putting it back in, to no avail. I was going to try filling the cartridges myself, but after this problem, with a canon cartridge, I don't think I'll attempt it. I'm so fed up with this printer.

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SOURCE: MP500 ink tank cannot be recognized error U043

my mp600 was struck down today (was intermittently doing it, but now permanently) with the Yellow tank doing Error 150.

Phoned Canon (In Australia)

They said they would replace the faulty cartirdge.

Send them (in Australia only) to

Canon Australia Pty LTD
Attn: CIPG
PO BOX 313
North Ryde NSW 1670

Posted on Mar 13, 2008

SOURCE: MP500 ink tank cannot be recognized error U043

I had the same problem with a Canon Pixma MP800 here is the procedure I went through to fix it. I removed the new cartridge then taking a clean tissue I gently wiped the front of the ink well were the the electronic chip in the cartridge meets the ink head. I replaced the new ink cartridge and the red light came on. I closed the cover the printer returned to normal working mode!

Posted on Apr 01, 2008

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try diffrent pixma mp970 may be that defcated

Posted on Aug 15, 2008

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Same problem - two solutions I found helped me work out mine. One said contacts needed to be cleaned and it worked to use a Q-tip and alcohol or just click it in position several times until it recognizes the cartridge - this may work. Another said that they got it to work by installing a brand new cartridge - cool, but I have one full of ink it won't recognize. So I pulled the little circuit board off a used cartridge (like you need to do with some refills) and put it on the cartridge that it wouldn't recogrnize - works great. Still haven't figured out how to get it to acknowledge ink levels though. Canon really should be more consumer friendly since these problems seem to be intended to compel the use of proprietary cartridges.

Posted on Sep 04, 2008

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I had the same problem. I was using original brand cartridges and it was still not working. Here's how I got it to work. I recommend doing each step and then trying to print a test page to see if it is working.

1. I used a Q-tip with Isopropyl Alcohol and cleaned the gold contacts on both the cartridge and the mating contacts in the printer.

2. Then from the Setup Menu, I found a menu called Tools. From there I ran "Align Print Cartridges".

3. From the same menu I also ran "Clean Print Cartridges"

4. I then ran a few test prints by going into the Setup Menu and then choosing "Print Report" and then selecting "Self-Test Report". It prints grid patterns in black & white as well as magenta, yellow and blue. The black grid pattern had some missing lines until I printed this report a few times.

5. I made a few photocopies and now the printouts no longer have large stripes of missing ink as it did in the earlier steps.

Good luck. Hope this helps.

Posted on Dec 03, 2008

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I had the same problem. My mp630 is also only 4 months old. I replaced all colour ink cartrdiges(inc black), but was only able to release the function for detecting the ink levels for magenta and cyan. Yellow and black then started giving error message U043, with them alternating between working, but never working at the same time. Getting them all clicked in with the lights glowing red does not solve the problem, as once the printer cover is closed, the same error message turns up. The only thing that worked for me is moving the chip slightly out of alignment, by pushing the sliding chip holder, and I only had to do this twice before they all started working and the printer was unlocked.

Posted on Nov 30, 2009

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