Thursday, September 21, 2017

Reset Canon MP170, MP178


Problem:
Waste ink tank full, waste ink pad full, the ink absorber is almost full, error 5B00, error P07, blink 7 times, blink 8 times, the ink absorber becomes almost full, error E08, error E07, E27.

Printer:
Canon Pixma MP170, MP178

Reset Canon MP170, MP178

Step 1: Enter Service Mode
1.   Turn off the printer.
2.   Press and hold the Stop/Reset button.
3.   Press and hold the On/Off button.
4.   Release the Stop/Reset button (the On/Off button is still pressed).
5.   Press and releasing the Stop/Reset button 1 times.
6.   Press and hold the Stop/Reset button.
7.   Release the On/Off and Stop/Reset buttons together.

After the both buttons are released, the indicator will blink green for some time and then the green will light constantly and the printer LCD show “0”.
If after follow points 1-7 the green light not constantly but the printer continues to show an error, it's mean you made a mistake in points 1-7. Turn off the printer and repeat step 1.

Step 2: Reset Canon MP170, MP178
To reset the Canon MP170, MP178 can be done with (select one):
a.     Manual reset
b.     MPTool v0.8.0a
c.      MPTool v0.9.6
d.     Service Tool v.3200


a.     Manual reset
8.   Press the Stop/Reset button 4 times (each time the Stop/Reset button is pressed, the power indicator changes color).
9.   Press the On/Off button 1 time to confirm the selected action (reset the absorber counter).
10. Press the On/Off button 2 times to turn off the printer.
11. Turn on the printer and now the printer is ready for use.

Another command for points 8:
Press the Stop/Reset button: 1 times – Orange – Service test print (load paper before do it)
Press the Stop/Reset button: 2 times – Green – EEPROM information print (load paper before do it)
Press the Stop/Reset button: 3 times – Orange – EEPROM initialization
Press the Stop/Reset button: 4 times – Green – Waste ink counter setting
Press the Stop/Reset button: 5 times – Orange – Destination setting (then Press Power, Press Stop/Reset 3x)
Press the Stop/Reset button: 6 times – Green – Print head deep cleaning
Press the Stop/Reset button: 11-13 times – Orange, Green, Orange – Return to menu selection
Press the Stop/Reset button: 14 times – Green – Left margin correction

b.     Reset with MPTool v0.8.0a
·            Download MPTool (support Win XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10).
·            Extract file and open MPTool.
·            Click printer model (1)
·            Waste ink counter, Reset Main (2)
·            Exit MPTool (3)
·            Turn off printer (wait 10 seconds)
·            Turn on printer.
·            Printer ready for use.

c.      Reset with MPTool v0.9.6
·            Download MPTool (support Win XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10).
·            Extract file and open MPTool.
·            Click printer model (1)
·            Waste ink counter, Reset Main (2)
·            Exit MPTool (3)
·            Turn off printer (wait 10 seconds)
·            Turn on printer.
·            Printer ready for use.

d.     Reset with Service Tool v.3200
·            Download Service Tool (support Win XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10)
·            Extract file and open Service Tool
·            Load paper
·            Clear Ink Counter, select MAIN (1)
·            Set (2)
·            Wait the printer finish printing D=000.0
·            Click OK
·            Close Service Tool
·            Turn off printer (wait 10 seconds)
·            Turn on printer
·            Printer ready for use


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