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My Canon Pixma MP220 is has an error code U051 Chk Ink Blk Col, but i have just refilled my ink cartridges

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  • Anonymous Oct 31, 2008

    Same here.

    BRAND new printer - set up as per the instructions and I'm getting:



    'CHECK INK

    U051 BLK COL'



    I've tried replacing the ink and hitting the reset button but to no avail!



    Help!

  • Anonymous Dec 19, 2008

    same problem reset doesnt work


  • a houghton Jan 12, 2009

    Yep - same here !! :(



    exactly the same error with the MP220.



    Anyone out there that can suggest anything (have tried the reset button - to no avail !)



    Thanks in advance

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Same thing happened to my MP220. U051 chk Blk and Colour. I got my colour one replaced as there was an electrical fault in it. So the solution is to replace whichever one has the electrical fault or both and it works just fine. Refilling only works for a certain number of times. 4 or 5 at most and mine only lasted 1, so not always successful.

Posted on Feb 18, 2009

Try following the instructions on the screen...ie 'hold down the reset button for 5 seconds to disable the low ink warning

Posted on Sep 25, 2008

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SOURCE: My Canon Pixma MP220 is has an error code U051 Chk

Using refilled ink cartridges will get this error. You have to reset the waste ink levels by doing the followin

  1. Start with printer off
  2. Press and hold resume Button (triangle in the circle) and click “Power” button. green led should be on
  3. hold the Power button, release Resume Button.
  4. Without releasing the Power Button, double click “Resume” button and then release Both Buttons.
  5. Click “Resume” for four times then click “Power” button, to confirm the selected action (reset counter absorber).
  6. Turn off the printer and turn on again


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