Error Light Blinking On Canon Printer

Is your Canon printer error light blinking continuously? You should have to identify the cause for the blinking light and execute the correct troubleshooting step to fix the problem. Sometimes, restarting your printer may fix the blinking light issue. If the error persists, go through the troubleshooting steps given below.

  • First, check if your printer has been properly connected to your electrical outlet.
  • Verify whether you have installed all the ink cartridges or bottles into the printer.
  • Make sure not to leave the paper input tray empty.
  • Load some legal plain paper into the tray and adjust the with paper width guides.
  • Use only the printer supported paper to avoid paper jams in the future.
  • Ensure that you have close the printer’s top or rear cover properly.
  • Also, verify that you have completely lowered the scanner unit.
  • If you detect any paper jammed inside the Canon printer setup, remove it gently to resolve the problem.
  • For non-touchscreen control panel models, press and hold down the Power and Stop buttons simultaneously.
  • Now, hold the Power button, release the Stop button for a while, and press it again for five times.
  • Next, release the Power button and wait for a few seconds.
  • Press the Stop button three times and press the Power
  • After a few seconds, press the Stop  button five times and then press the Power
  • Next, press the Stop button thrice and press the Power
  • Finally, press the Stop button followed by Power to resolve the Canon printer error light blinking problem.
  • If the problem persists, launch the Run dialog box on the connected Windows computer by pressing the Windows + R shortcut keys.
  • Type ‘control’ in the Run dialog box and click OK to launch the Control Panel .
  • Click the Hardware and Sound tab and select Devices and Printers .
  • Right-click on your printer’s control panel and select Remove device .
  • Launch Run again and type ‘printui.exe /s’ in the text box. Press Enter to open the  Printer Server Properties .
  • Click the Drivers tab and select Remove  > Remove Driver Only .
  • Remove any printer-related files and folder Reinstall the printer software.
  • If you have difficulties in resolving the Canon Printer error light blinking problem, click the Call button on this page, and our technical experts will help you resolve the problem.
Faq
  • Why is my wireless printer not printing?

    First, try restarting your computer, printer and wireless router. To check if your printer is connected to your network: Print a Wireless Network Test report from the printer control panel. On many printers pressing the Wireless button allows direct access to printing this report.

  • Why is my printer showing error?

    The other most probable reason for the printing error is the connection between your computer and the printer. If you are sure that the transmission cable is working okay (tested the printer on another computer), then the problem might be the drivers. This can be the printer drivers or the USB port drivers.

  • Why do my 3d prints keep failing?

    Another common fail is over extrusion. Over extrusion happens when your 3D printer pushes out too much plastic too fast, causing a jam in the end of the nozzle. ... Make sure YOURu layer height is less than your nozzle diameter. Increase your cooling fan's power (this will cool the plastic and cause it to slow down)

  • What is the WPS button?

    WPS stands for Wi-Fi Protected Setup. It is a wireless network security standard that tries to make connections between a router and wireless devices faster and easier. WPS works only for wireless networks that use a password that is encrypted with the WPA Personal or WPA2 Personal security protocols.

  • How do I reset my printer?

    To restore your HP printer to factory-default settings, follow these steps. Turn the product off. Disconnect the power cable from the product for 30 seconds and then reconnect. Turn the product on while you press and hold the Resume button for 10-20 seconds. The Attention light turns on. Release the Resume button.