Users around the world report having the problem with the Canon printer and error code 5100 appears on their computer screen. Error code 5100 indicates that the ink carriage has problems. As a rule, the carriage of the cartridge is hammered. Thus, the 5100 error is related to a carriage error that can usually be corrected by using Service mode and purging the printer heads in case of a crash and using other troubleshooting solutions. So, if you have exactly the same problem with your Canon printer, you do not have to worry about it. Here, the blog will guide very simple steps to “How to Repair Canon Printer Error Code 5100?” So, just follow the solutions below or a step to quickly fix the error.
Turn On/Off- The first step is to turn off the printer and then turn it back on after a few minutes. Once you have completed the method, you must proceed to other methods to resolve the printer error.
Removing the protective material – One of the reasons the printer does not print is the protective material. This material prevents the print head from moving. Therefore, the solution to the problem is to open the top cover of the printer, locate the protective material and remove it. Once the steps have been completed, the cover must be closed and the printer must be turned on. If this method helps you, then you can proceed to the next method.
Removing jammed paper / foreign material – One of the possible reasons for the Canon 5100 or 5101 printer error is the presence of jammed paper or foreign material. To remove it, the necessary steps are-
- Shut down the printer
- Click the power button to turn off the printer
- Open the top cover
- Locating Stuck Paper / Foreign Material
- Once the material is located, you must remove it carefully. You must also make sure you do not tear the paper when you remove it.
- Turn on the printer and print.
The above steps should fix the Canon 5100 printer error on our computer. If your problem is not resolved by following the steps above, you can get help from our Canon Printer Support. We have a team of experts who are very familiar with the Canon printer and its computer technology.