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Printer Problems I just purchased new ink for my PIXMA MP160 and the alarm light is on and the letters "E" & "S" keep flashing. I have taken the ink out several times and I cannot resolve this problem.

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  • cbun Nov 21, 2007

    The alarm goes off when it tries to feed the paper thru....any solutions? i have a paper due in the morning

  • sthrnbll971 Mar 07, 2008

    the c light keeps flashing and it keeps saying paper jammed but there is no paper in the printer

  • Anonymous Aug 13, 2008

    E and 5 keep flahing so can't print. Was printing perfectly seconds before this.

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Hi dear

this the error code
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
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




First, download the software at http://www.box.net/shared/4yblbn34kg

Secondly, to run the software your printer has to be in service mode. Do that by
- unplug cable
- press and hold "power" button
- plug cable
- press "resume" and release
- release the "power" button
At this stage, your computer will detect a new hardware

Run the software.

oke


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hi dear

this the error code
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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
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First, download the software at http://www.box.net/shared/4yblbn34kg

Secondly, to run the software your printer has to be in service mode. Do that by
- unplug cable
- press and hold "power" button
- plug cable
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At this stage, your computer will detect a new hardware

Run the software.

oke

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