Error Codes Displayed on the LED - MG2120

 

Description

Error Codes Displayed on the LED - MG2120

Solution

An Error Code Is Displayed on the LED

Alarm Lamp Is Lit Orange

When a machine error occurs, the Alarm lamp is lit orange and the error code as follows is displayed on the LED. Check the error code displayed on the LED and take the appropriate action to correct the error.

* Depending on the error occurred, the Alarm lamp is not lit.

Error Code

Cause

Action

E, 0, 2

figure: LED

(LED display)

The machine is out of paper./Paper does not feed.

Reload the paper on the front tray and press the Black or Color button.

When you load the paper, insert the paper stack until the leading edge touches the far end of the front tray.

 Load Paper

E, 0, 3

figure: LED

(LED display)

Paper jam.

The paper may be jammed. Remove the jammed paper, reload paper properly in the machine, then press the Black or Color button.

Paper Jams

E, 0, 4

figure: LED

(LED display)

The FINE cartridge is not installed properly.

The FINE cartridge is not installed properly.

Open the paper output cover. When the head cover opens, push up the ink cartridge lock lever to confirm that the FINE cartridges are installed properly. After that, close the paper output cover.

If the error is not resolved, remove the FINE cartridges, then install them again.

Refer to Replacing a FINE Cartridge for how to install the FINE cartridges.

E, 0, 5

figure: LED

(LED display)

The FINE cartridge is not installed properly./Appropriate FINE cartridge is not installed.

 

E, 0, 6

figure: LED

(LED display)

The paper output cover is open.

The paper output cover is open. Close the paper output cover.

E, 0, 7

figure: LED

(LED display)

FINE cartridge is not installed in the correct position.

Make sure that each FINE cartridge is installed in the correct position.

Replacing a FINE Cartridge

E, 0, 8

figure: LED

(LED display)

Ink absorber is almost full.

Press the machine's Black or Color button to continue printing.

E, 1, 2

figure: LED

(LED display)

Cannot print the contents on CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM.

You cannot print the contents on CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM.

When you print the contents on CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM, confirm the message on the computer screen, make sure that genuine Canon FINE cartridges are all installed properly, then start printing again.

E, 1, 3

figure: LED

(LED display)

The remaining ink level cannot be detected.

The ink may have run out.

The function for detecting the remaining ink level will be disabled since the ink level cannot be correctly detected.

If you want to continue printing without this function, press the machine's Stop/Reset button for at least 5 seconds.

Canon recommends to use new genuine Canon cartridges in order to obtain optimum qualities.

Please be advised that Canon shall not be liable for any malfunction or trouble caused by continuation of printing under the ink out condition.

E, 1, 4

figure: LED

(LED display)

FINE cartridge cannot be recognized.

Appropriate ink cartridge is not installed.

Printing cannot be executed because the ink cartridge is not compatible with this machine.

Install the appropriate ink cartridge.

If you want to cancel printing, press the machine's Stop/Reset button.

Replacing a FINE Cartridge

E, 1, 5

figure: LED

(LED display)

The FINE cartridge cannot be recognized.

The FINE cartridge cannot be recognized.

Replace the FINE cartridge.

Replacing a FINE Cartridge

If the error is not resolved, the FINE cartridge may be damaged.

E, 1, 6

figure: LED

(LED display)

The ink has run out.

The ink has run out.

Replace the ink cartridge and close the paper output cover.

If printing is in progress and you want to continue printing, press the machine's Stop/Reset button for at least 5 seconds with the ink cartridge installed. Then printing can continue under the ink out condition.

The function for detecting the remaining ink level will be disabled.

Replace the empty ink cartridge immediately after the printing. The resulting print quality is not satisfactory, if printing is continued under the ink out condition.

E, 1, 7

figure: LED

(LED display)

The paper output tray is closed.

Open the paper output tray to resume printing.

E, 3, 0

figure: LED

(LED display)

The size of the original cannot be correctly detected or the document is too small when the Fit-to-Page copying is selected.

  • Make sure that the original is correctly loaded on the platen glass.

  • Check the position and direction of the original loaded on the platen glass.

E, 3, 1

figure: LED

(LED display)

The machine is not connected with the computer.

Connect the machine and the computer with a USB cable.

E, 4, 0

figure: LED

(LED display)

The protective material for the FINE cartridge or the tape remains attached.

Check the inside of the machine. If the protective material or the tape remains attached, remove it.

When the Protective Material or the Tape Remains Attached

E, 5, 0

figure: LED

(LED display)

Scanning the print head alignment sheet has failed.

Press the Stop/Reset button to dismiss the error, then take the actions described below.

  • Make sure that the print head alignment sheet is set in the correct position and orientation on the platen glass.

  • Make sure the platen glass and the print head alignment sheet are not dirty.

  • Make sure the type and size of loaded paper is suitable for Automatic Print Head Alignment.

    For Automatic Print Head Alignment, always load one sheet of A4 or letter-sized plain paper.

  • Make sure if print head nozzles are clogged.

    Print the nozzle check pattern to check the status of the print head.

    Printing the Nozzle Check Pattern

If the error is not resolved, connect the machine to the computer and align the print head on the printer driver.

 Windows

 Macintosh

Alarm Lamp Flashes Orange

When the Alarm lamps flashes and the error code as follows is displayed on the LED, an error requiring servicing might have occurred.

Error Code

Action

P, 0, 2

figure: LED

(LED display)

Cancel printing, turn off the machine. Then clear the jammed paper or protective material that is preventing the FINE cartridge holder from moving, and turn on the machine again.

Important
  • Be careful not to touch the components inside the machine. The machine may not print out properly if you touch it.

P, 1, 0

figure: LED

(LED display)

Turn off the machine, and unplug the power cord of the machine from the power supply.

 

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Doc ID   ART114132
Updated   10/04/2018

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