20 Most Recent Canon PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet Printer Questions & Answers

I had this problem on Canon MB5120 after Win 10 update. Solved by:
Open Windows Control Panel > Programs and Features
Uninstall Canon IJ Scan Utility
Close Control Panel
Download and install the latest drivers for the printer from Canon's website
Turn off the printer, then back on.
Launch the Canon IJ Scan Utility
You should now be able to scan using the controls on your printer
Best to pin Canon IJ Scan Utility to your start menu so you don't have to remember to launch it each time you reboot.

Canon PIXMA ... | Answered on Jun 12, 2019

Only the manufacturer can program the eprom.

Canon PIXMA ... | Answered on Jun 03, 2019

just recently had these problems
LED flashing E3 code and alarm light was solid. But dissapeared when opened the coved and came back on when closed the cover.
Also the when the cover was open the inks did not slide out to the left and stayed to the right side.
There was no paper jam, but error said paper jam.

1. I took a thick piece of paper, from like a paper folder ones, thick enough to go in the printer and not curl up when pushed..
2. turned off the printer and turned it back on.
3, while printer was turning on,and makings sound as it does normally when turning on, I pushed through the piece of paper and the rotors stoped for a millisecond.
4.the rotors started again and pushed out the paper by it self with out my force.
5. I let the printer get started. and then turned it off and then on.
6. this solved all of my problems.
this was the first problem ever with this printer in 3 years.,preety good printer.

good luck...

Canon PIXMA ... | Answered on Mar 31, 2019

Firstly, it might be important to note that the waste ink absorber is a little pad that sits under the cartridge's "home" position and collects any loose ink that may be on the cartridge. This prevents smudges, so it's a good thing to have. Many ink jet printers have them, but as far as I know, only Canon PIXMA printers display an error when a certain internal counter suggests that the ink absorber may be full. If you've done a lot of printing, the ink absorber may actually be full and you might need to have it cleaned or replaced to ensure the best printing quality. However, if you haven't printed that much or you have and you just need to print something right this minute, there is a way to reset the counter and stop the error from showing up again. Until the counter reaches a certain unknown point, that is, in which case you'll have to repeat the procedure.

Heres a canon link for finding your nearest service centre http://www.canon-europe.com/Support/Consumer_Products/services_locator/index.aspx However, you may want to review the following links - which explain how to do the cleaning yourself Theres a number of solutions on this link http://www.fixya.com/support/t181480-waste_ink_absorber_canon_ip_1600 This is not your exact model - but maybe useful to watch http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVpjqBr7KjU http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4IrBdw7el2E Theres some instructions on this post on how to clean http://www.fixyourownprinter.com/forums/printer/41279 But Beware of causing any damage

Canon PIXMA ... | Answered on Dec 01, 2018

The answer and software is at above link.
Pixma IP3000
1. Turn off printer.
2. retaining button Resume/Cancel press button POWER - indicator it will catch fire by green color.
3. let go button Resume/Cancel, continuing to retain POWER.
4. press button Resume/Cancel of 2 times, retaining POWER, after which let go all buttons.
5. when indicator will be lit BY GREEN - press button Resume/Cancel of 4 times!!!
6. turn off printer by button POWER.
It is undertaken from service manuala.

Canon PIXMA ... | Answered on Dec 01, 2018

To download the latest drivers, please click the following link:

Canon PIXMA MP160 drivers

Canon PIXMA MP180 drivers

After clicking, please select your OS and proceed to download.

Thank You and please rate the solution.

Canon PIXMA ... | Answered on Aug 12, 2018

I have the exact same issue with my Canon Pixma MG3650 Series, It will not print a straight line at all its doing zig-zags all the way down the paper it's crazy I recommend you print this picture below to make sure that your printer is not faulty
spiral-jegdgpdicujntp1lgsi5atwm-5-0.jpg If it prints it Wonky or anything I recommend you open your cartridge tray & use a tissue to wipe off excess ink.

Canon PIXMA ... | Answered on Jun 18, 2018

This error means that you have scaner trouble, most likely the scaner is stucked, or the main logic pcb is faulty.
Try to remove copy glass and manually walk the scaner few times and put him in left position, grease it.
If doesnt help, the best way is to buy new printer.Logic board is too expensive for repair.

Hope that helped

Canon PIXMA ... | Answered on May 05, 2018

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Canon PIXMA ... | Answered on May 01, 2018

I got this Error 2,114,0 with my MP210 and none of the above fixes worked. This is how I have got it working again: Press and hold the maintenance (picure of spanner and screw driver) button and the reset button ( Inverted red triangle) together for five seconds or more. The flashing error code 1 and 6 will then stop flashing and replaced by a print copy no 1. The printer/scanner is reset and the scanner works.

Canon PIXMA ... | Answered on Apr 24, 2018

Sounds like the print head is dirty take some rubbing alcohol and qtip and clean the print head.

Canon PIXMA ... | Answered on Jan 13, 2018

Im pretty sure you should add the printer before downloading the driver. Try uninstalling driver, install printer, the install driver. If it came with software it's better to use it.

Canon PIXMA ... | Answered on Dec 29, 2017

did you try to reinstall the driver? discount brother toner

Canon PIXMA ... | Answered on Oct 20, 2017

CANON PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet Printer has few common problems. Such as Driver CD lost, Scanner does not work, Connection problem etc. For find all these software solution just Click here.
For find any other Hardware solution just Click here.

Canon PIXMA ... | Answered on Aug 30, 2017

1. Turn off your color printer
2. Press and have the STOP/RESET button
3. Press and also hold Power ON key
4. While keeping the Power ON switch, discharge the STOP/RESET key
5. While holding still the Electrical power ON button, push two times the STOP/RESET switch
6. Launch the Power ON key
7. Wait until that show an "abandoned" information. It will definitely take about a moment.
8. When "still" appear, open the best cover to leave open the ink cartridges
9. Raise the cover for cartridge holder and also obtain both the and shade containers.
10. Gain the cover from container holder and switch off the printer
11. Gain the leading cover and also switch on the color printer again
12. After the laser printer activate, return the ink cartridges.
1. Push and also Have the STOP/RESET switch and stand by until this personal reboot.
2. Release the STOP/RESET switch the printer is actually restarting.
3. Wait for a few secs

Download Driver here

Canon PIXMA ... | Answered on Aug 30, 2017

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