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Canon MP 145 ink reset

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I followed your instruction but keep getting the E4 error message displayed, what did I do wrong. Thanks

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    Had my ink tanks refilled (not OEM) and the ink monitor doesn't recognize the new ink, so it won't let me print.

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If i am not mistaken error E4 is printer has NO INK. Check the cartridges first.

Posted on Jul 29, 2008

Hold Stop / Reset button for 5 seconds, then release. If it still won't work, then try again..!

Posted on Oct 02, 2008

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What mean error code pixma printer mp 145 ( E 8) ?


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 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 service mode. (Waiting for menu selection)
4) When the on/off lights in green, press the Stop/Reset button the specified number of time(s) according to the function listed in the table below.(Each time the Stop/Reset button is pressed, the LED lights alternately in orange and green, starting with orange.)note: press 4 times for waste ink counter reset.
The number of the Reset
button pressing
LED Function Remarks
0 time Green Power off
1 time Orange Service pattern print
2 times Green EEPROM print
3 times Orange EEPROM reset
4 times Green Waste ink counter reset
5) Unplug cable power. (for MP145 / MP150)
6) Turn Off Power. (for MP160)
Error Code Message for Printer Canon MP145 and Canon MP160:
E2-2 = No paper (ASF)
E3-3 = Paper jam
E4 = No ink
E5-5 = The ink cartridges are not installed or a non-supported ink cartridge is installed, or the ink cartridges are not installed properly
E8 = Waste ink absorber full, or platen waste ink absorber full
E9 = The connected digital camera / video camera does not support Camera Direct Printing
E14 = The Ink cartridges whose destination are wrong
E15 = Ink cartridge is not installed E16 - Ink remaining is unknown
E16 -E19 = Failed to scan head alignment sheet
E22 = Carriage error
E23 = Paper feed error
E24 = Purge unit error
E25 = ASF(cam) sensor error
E26 = Internal temperature rise error
E27 = Waste ink absorber full or platen waste ink absorber full
E28 = Ink cartridge temperature rise error -
E29 = EEPROM error
E33 = Paper feed position error
E35 15 = USB Host VBUD overcurrent error - USB
E37 17 = Abnormal motor driver error
E40 20 = Other hardware error
E42 22 = Scanner error

Jan 02, 2011 | Printers & Copiers

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Error e4 pixma mp145


Hi there you try.
Canon printers MP 160 AND MAYBE OTHERS

A) E5, E6 or E4 - it is cartridges error - to fix press the "stop\reset" button for 5-7 sec. and then release
it.

B) E27 - it is code for reset absorber (EEPROM reset or Waste
ink counter reset) and follow the described below
procedure:

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 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
service mode. (Waiting for menu selection)
4) When the on/off lights in green, press the Stop/Reset button the specified number of time(s) according to the
function listed in the table below.(Each time the Stop/Reset button is pressed, the LED lights alternately in
orange and green, starting with orange.)note: press 4 times for waste ink counter reset.

The number of the Reset
button pressing
LED Function Remarks
0 time Green Power off

1 time Orange Service pattern print
2 times Green EEPROM print
3 times Orange EEPROM reset
4 times Green Waste ink counter reset

5) Turn off the printer.( it must be turn off)
then turn it on again.


Only in B) case you can enter into "service mode", in A) case or if have e.g. paper jam, or another error you CAN'T enter
the "service mode"
Try it

Anonymous see A) case: E5, E6 or E4 - it is cartridges error - to fix press the "stop\reset" button for 5-7 sec. and then release
it.

All I ask is please come back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one so I will keep on helping.
All The Best: Pineworks

Jan 27, 2010 | Canon PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet...

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CANON PRINTER HAS CODE E 4


Hi, E4 Error Code means that your Printer didn't detect the Ink Cartrigde. It sometimes happen when you are using a non-original cartridge or infusing it. When Canon Printer detect this abnormality, then Canon self defense system is by Stop Printing. And then displaying some messages on your Computer Screen, indicating that your ink cartridge have to be replaced because it's EMPTY.
Follow these steps:-
1.Turn On Your Printer. 2.Wait Till The Printer Led Screen Show The Error Code ( E4). 3.Then Press and Hold Black & Color Button for about 5 - 10 seconds.
It will fix the problem.
Thanks! mannu_rakesh

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Canon pixma mp 145 E4 problem


Dear Sir,

Error Code E4 = No ink.
Generally printer doesnt recognise refilled ink.
Try the to reset the ink catridges
by mp tool software,mptool reset the printers canon pixma series like MP150, MP160, MP170, MP180, MP450 and MP460.And there also facility to write and read EEPROM in the printer. Other excess this software is detect automatically installing printers in the computer.
Download Mp tool

i think it solves your problem,But the actual procedure and best solution is replace the ink catridges,according to canon new genuine canon ink catridges save your printer life also.
if you find any difficulty leave a feedback,we will glad to assist you


good luck

Sep 08, 2009 | Canon PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet...

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Mp145


A Canon MP145 E4 Error Code means that your Printer didn't detect the Ink Cartrigde. It sometimes happen when you're using a non-original cartridge or infusing it. When Canon Printer detect this abnormality, the first Canon self defense system is by Stop Printing. And then displaying some messages on your Computer Screen, indicating that your ink cartridge have to be replaced because it's EMPTY.
Below are the manual way to correct this problem :
1. Turn On Your Printer. 2. Wait Till The Printer Led Screen Show The Error Code ( E4). 3. Then Press and Hold Black & Color Button for about 5 - 10 seconds.
Hope that your problem is solved.Dont forget to give a positive feedback after pressing the accept button.

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Canon pixma mp190 error code e4


My canon mp190 gives E3 paperjam error but there is no paperjam, how do i fix it?

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Canon mp 160 error code e 22


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
E5-5 The ink cartridges are not installed or a non-supported ink cartridge is installed ,
or the ink cartridges are not installed properly
E8 Waste ink absorber full, or platen waste ink absorber full

E9 The connected digital camera / video camera does not support Camera
Direct Printing
E14 The Ink cartridges whose destination are wrong
E15 Ink cartridge is not installed E16 - Ink remaining is unknown
E16 -E19 Failed to scan head alignment sheet
E22 Carriage error
E23 Paper feed error
E24 Purge unit error
E25 ASF(cam) sensor error
E26 Internal temperature rise error
E27 Waste ink absorber full or platen waste ink absorber full
E28 Ink cartridge temperature rise error -
E29 EEPROM error
E33 Paper feed position error
E35 15 USB Host VBUD overcurrent error - USB
E37 17 Abnormal motor driver error
E40 20 Other hardware error
E42 22 Scanner error

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
service mode. (Waiting for menu selection)
4) When the LED lights in green, press the Stop/Reset button the specified number of time(s) according to the
function listed in the table below.(Each time the Stop/Reset button is pressed, the LED lights alternately in
orange and green, starting with orange.)
The number of the Reset
button pressing
LED Function Remarks

0 time Green Power off
1 time Orange Service pattern print
2 times Green EEPROM print
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.
Thanks, Joe

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