Skip to main content

Error 5B00 on Canon printers Pixma MP140 to MP970

Procedure for MP140, MP160, MP180, MP210, MP220, MP460, MP470, MP500, MP510, MP530, MP600, MP610, MP800, MP820, MP810, MP830, MP960, MP970.

  • Turn off the printer
  • Hold the Resume Button (red circle in the triangle), add a printer (click “Power”) an indicator light green.
  • Hold the Power Button, release the Resume Button.
  • Not releasing the Power Button, double click “Resume” and release Both Buttons.
  • Click “Resume” for Four times
  • Once you click “Power”, to confirm the selected action (reset counter absorber). To disable the printer “Power” button to click again.


Anonymous said…
The MP 480 is not listed but I tried the solution. Unfortunatly it did not work.
Any other ideas for the MP 480. Error 5B00?
Jann Lassalle said…

For MP480:
canon pixma mx397 printer show error 5B02 on display , can't print. than what can i do , Please help.
Dhiane Banaga said…
FOR MX397 ERROR 5B02..

1. Turn off your printer 2. Press and hold the STOP/RESET button 3. Press and hold Power ON button 4. While holding the Power ON button, release the STOP/RESET button 5. While holding still the Power ON button, press twice the STOP/RESET button 6. Release the Power ON button 7. Wait until it display an "idle" message. It will take about a minute. 8. When "idle" appear, open the top cover to expose the cartridges. 9. Lift up the cover for cartridge holder and take out both the black and color cartridges 10. Return the cover of cartridge holder and turn off the printer 11. Return the top cover and turn on the printer again 12. After the printer initialize, return the cartridges. 1. Press and Hold the STOP/RESET button and wait until it self restart. 2. Release the STOP/RESET button the the printer is restarting. 3. Wait for a few seconds Another Method Turn OFF the printer, and unplug the power cord. Then, turn ON the printer again. If the problem still persists, contact the service center.

Trewlawney said…
hi my printer is canon mx477 and I have the same problem...please help....Thank you!
Jann Lassalle said…
Hi Trewlawney,

Try solution 2 here:
Popoamou said…
Hi i have canon mg 5650 with error 5B00 how to reste this error
Jann Lassalle said…

Try this procedure:
Anonymous said…
I can't get rid of the 5B00 error on a Canon Pixma MX882. Any suggestions?
Jann Lassalle said…

For Canon MX882, try this procedure:
Alex Masenje said…
mine is canon mp250 and got error 5B00,how to fx
Jann Lassalle said…
Hi Alex,

Try this:

Popular posts from this blog

Service tool V3400 for resetting Canon printers counter

The Service Tool V3400, and service tool V3600, allow you to reset the waste ink pad counter on some Canon printers: 

You can solve the messages errors "Waste Ink Tank Full" or "Waste Ink Pad Full", "error 5B00" or "Error P07" on these printers:
Canon Pixma iP2700, iP4800, iP4810, iP4840, iP4850, iP4900, iP4910, iP4940, iP4970, iP4980, iP4990, iP5810, iP5880 Canon Pixma MP230, MP240; MP250; MP260; MP270; MP280; MP480; MP490; MP540; MP550; MP560; MP620; MP630; MP640; MP980; MP990; Canon Pixma IX6500, IX6510, IX7000 Canon Pixma IP3600, IP4940 Canon Pixma PRO9000, PRO9500 Canon Pixma MG2120. MG2140, MG2240, MG2250, MG2440, MG3240, MG3140, MG4100, MG4140, MG5140, MG5150, MG5240, MG5340, MG6140, MG6240, MG8140, MG8240 Canon MX397, MX320, MX330, MX370, MX860 etc
Where can you download the Service Tool V3400 ?

It is free here:
There is too a paid version here:
V3400 Canon Service Tool for all iPxxxx series, i…

How to fix error B200 on canon Printers

Error B200 means the printhead voltage or temperature is not normal. The Printhead could be defective.... but first, try these solutions below:

Solution 1:
Disconnect the power cable from the printer.Wait 1 hour.Connect the power cable
Solution 2:
Check and Clean Head contact pin condition of the carriage unitCheck Cable connection especially the carriage FFC
Solution 3:
Turn off the power Open the panel Turn on the power Wait for print carriage to start moving to the left.Let it go past half way Before print carriage reaches left hand side shut the cover. Leave the Printer turned on
Solution 4:
Unplug the power cable.Open the printerPush the whole print head mechanic to the centerWhile the printer still open, plug the power and turn it ON. When the printhead still moving and is going to the very LEFT, close the cover. Wait until its boot up. 
Solution 4a:
Take out all of the ink cartridgesLift up the grey bar by where the ink goesLeft the print head in the middle of the pr…

Error 5100 on Canon printers

 MAJ 17/09/14

Error 5100 appears on these Canon printers: MP140, MP150, MP160, MP190, MP210, MP220,  MP800, MP810, MP170, MP180, MP450, MP460, MP830, MP970, MP980, MP240, MP250, MP260, MP270, MP480, MP500, MP510, MP520, MP530, MP540, MP620, MP550, MP560, MP610, MP630, MP800, MP810, MP830, MP970, MP980, MG2100, MG3100, MG4100, MG5100, MP640, MP990, MG5200, MG5300, MG6100, MG6200, MG8100, MG8200

It's a Carriage error.

Solution 1:
Look inside for a tiny object like a piece of paper, a staple...
Solution 2:
The purge cap (the white sliding mechanism that the print head parks to when it's not in use) may be not lubricated well enough . Lubricate the sliders with some white grease (don't get it on the small wipers or the black caps); this repair probably require to remove the right panel off of the printer to gain access to the purge mechanism.
Solution 3: Clean the timing strip: there is a thin plastic strip running across the width in front of and below the drive belt: there are f…