Error codes on Canon MP170, MP180, MP450 and MP460 printers

Learn how to fix even more error messages on your Canon printer by reading this post and following the steps in it.

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Canon printers are one of the best printers on the market with good quality print and high performance. These printers are also known for their great continuous ink system; this post is for is strictly for the model mentioned in the title and will help you restore or solve any of these issues: U041/U053/U051/U059/U052/U161/U162.

These error codes for Canon MFP MP170, MP180, MP450 and MP460 printers are known to make the LED indicator blink yellow, with a permanent green flashing light between every yellow one.


Error
Number shown on screen
Error code
Meaning
Solution
Additional notes

2
1000
Out of paper
Put paper sheets in the tray and press the Resume/Cancel button
If there are sheets in the paper tray, check for foreign objects inside the tray that could be blocking the paper feeding process

3
1300
Paper jam
Remove the jammed sheet and press the Resume/Cancel button
If there aren’t any paper jams, check the paper tray sensor. This error could cause roller or printer malfunctioning
U041

1600
Out of ink
Place the empty ink cartridge back in the printer
In order to print with the remaining ink, click on OK. Print quality is not guaranteed.
U053
4
1687
The ink cartridge hasn’t been recognized
A faulty or inappropriate ink cartridge has been installed on the MFP
If you’re using an MFP appropriate ink cartridge, clean the ink cartridge and carriage connectors. If this doesn’t help, replace the entire ink cartridge.  

You can find out which ink cartridge is faulty by taking all of them out of the printer and placing them back inside one by one, checking your computer screen frequently. When there are two ink cartridges inside the printer at the same time, the computer will probably blame the Colored one, even if the Black one is faulty
U051U059

5
1401
1485

There aren’t any ink or toner cartridges installed, or the ones set in the printer haven’t been set up properly

Install the appropriate ink cartridge



1700
1710
Warning: the ink absorber pad is 95% full
Press the Resume/Cancel button to continue
The printer will become blocked and stop working altogether once the ink absorber pad is 100% full. This will not stop until the counter is set back to zero (0)


2001
The MFP isn’t compatible with the digital camera attached to it
Turn the digital camera off and press the Resume/Cancel key to continue
The MFP cannot work with this digital camera
U052
15
1682
The installed ink cartridge isn’t been recognized by the printer
Install an ink cartridge compatible with MFP use
If you’ve installed an MFP appropriate ink cartridge, clean the contacts on the cartridge and the carriage. If this doens’t help, replace the entire ink cartridge.

You can detect faulty ink cartridges by removing them all from the printer and placinng them back inside one by one, taking a good look at your computer’s screen for any error message.  The printer will tend to blame the Colored ink cartridge, even if the Black one is defective
U161
U162

1685
1686
The MFP cannot determine the amount of ink left in the ink cartridges (B Set and/or refilled ink cartridges)
Place the ink cartridge back in the printer or disable the ink level monitors c
In order to disable the monitors, follow the instructions that will appear on the screen of the computer attached to the printer. Press OK once the ink level monitor error appears.

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Learn how to fix even more error messages on your Canon printer by reading this post and following the steps in it.
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