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CANON MP145 – MP160

Press the Maintenance button (icon of a pliers & screwdriver) until the code you want shows up then press the Color or Black button: Code Meaning A Print nozzle check pattern (prints nozzle patterns on paper) H Cartridge cleaning (uses a little bit of ink) F Deep cleaning (uses a lot more ink – use rarely) P Align print head (prints alignment lines on paper) U Read in print head alignment sheet (P) and auto aligns print heads B Clean print rollers (can prematurely wear out the rollers – use rarely) J Clean bottom plate 1 ???? Here is procedure to reset canon MP145, MP150 and MP160 included Error code message: 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. 5) Unplug cable power. (for MP145 / MP150). 6) Turn Off Power. (for MP160). 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 Error Code Message for Canon MP145, MP150 and 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