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My printer is flashing the number 5100 and the alarm button is going off The printer cartridge is not moving . . .

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Canon MP560 Gets error code 5100


Hello and Welcome

Error 5100 means that the cartridge can not be detected by the printer.
Actually the printer is not actually loading the cartridge and showing you the error 5100.

To solve these follow the following steps. I hope it works
  1. Turn off printer
  2. Remove both the cartridges from the printer
  3. Use a clothe moistened with alcohol to clean the surface contact on the cartridges where the terminals inside the printers touches
  4. Return the cartridges
  5. Turn on the printer.
Error will be removed
If the problem exist then then go to Canon authorized service facility for repair. You can also get support by Canon by phone, at 1-800-OK-CANON (1-800-652-2666)

Further assistance i am here to help

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Mar 13, 2011 | Canon MP560 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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I am getting error message 5100....can't locate the manual...Any ideas? Thanks!


Error 5100 indicates "carriage jam". The carriage is the assembly that contains the print-head and ink cartridges. This error can be difficult to solve because various things can cause it.

Make sure the ink cartridges and print-head are installed properly. Remove them and re-seat them.

Check the gears as best you can for any obstructions.

If the carriage moves to a center position when you open the cover as if to change cartridges, try a reset to clear the error message :

1. Turn off printer (use button, don't unplug)
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

Sometimes you have to try this a couple of times, if you've never done it before. If this does not work, unplug, wait 3-4 minutes, then re-plug in.

Jan 15, 2011 | Canon PIXMA iP1600 Printer

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Error code 5100 displayed with orange alarm and green on off buttons flashing on and off


According to the manual, Error message 5100 indicates: "Movement of the FINE Cartridge Holder is blocked. Open the printer
and make sure there is no little piece of paper or other
object keeping it from moving. Unplug the printer.Then disconnect the printer f
from the computer. Plug it back in and try it again.

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Cannon MP830 Printer purchased in July, 2007. Was working fine until yesterday. suddenly when printing from PC get "Service Error 5C10 and printer alarm light begins blinking". When trying copy -...


It is one of two things.

a bad ink cartridge (the chip located on the gold part of it)
or
bad USB cable.

IF you have a spare cable simply change them out.

If you are refilling your cartridges, it is time to replace them.

Oct 04, 2009 | Canon PIXMA MP830 All-In-One InkJet...

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I have a Canon PIXMA MP170, its flashing a yellow light of alarm and the screen says 5100?


5100 says that the carriage is not moving properly from side to side, or there is grease or ink on the encoder strip, the strip behind the cartridge assembly. You can clean that strip carefully, with a Q-tip.

Aug 07, 2009 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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"Wrong Cartridge"...alarm still flashing


you have the wrong cartridge type in the printer or you have it in incorrectly , i would need the name of the printer and the name/number on the cartridge to tell you which it is, but it's one of the two

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I have got error code 5100


5100 error code means there is somekind of obstruction inside the printer thats interfering with the printing process. You have to check the inside the printer especially near the gears and under the rollers. The obstruction can be anything like a small piece of paper, a paper clip, ball pin etc., check thoroughly and you will find it. Post back if you need more help.

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Cannot get Canon PIXMA MP 150 to work at all


salve la mia mi canon mp 150 lo scanner non funziona e mi da errore code 2,250,0

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Canonc mx300 office all-in-one 5100 problem


Verify that all your cartridges are in properly first.

Try cleaning the encoder/timing strip. It is the plastic strip that runs the length of the printer behind the cartridge carriage, it is full of little black vertical lines. I've also seen that the strip can move out of place, make sure it is centered in it's slot.

Also check the gear that are visible with the printer open, look for an obstruction, use a flashlight it helps. Also look for a stuck piece of paper somewhere, it may be hard to find but look very carefully.

Also try a reset may work:

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.

If non of this works, try printer a test page from the printer and let me know if that works OK.

Jan 14, 2008 | Canon MX300 Office All-In-One Printer

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