How To Fix Canon Error 5200?

Canon Error 5200

Are you stuck with Canon error code 5200? Then you will have to check the ink cartridges on your printer because this error code may appear when the printer is running low on ink. Sometimes, this error occurs due to a faulty ink cartridge or logic board. Go through the different solutions given below to fix the Canon Error 5200 on your printer. 

Solution 1: Check the ink level and clean the printhead

  • If you have Ink lamps on the printer’s control panel, confirm the status of each FINE ink cartridge by looking at the Ink lamps.
  • If the Ink lamp flashes with the Alarm lamp lit, then your printer is running low on ink.
  • You have to replace the FINE ink cartridges and restart your computer.
  • This will fix the error 5200 on your Canon printer.
  • If the error reappears, clean the printhead. In case you are not getting better print quality, perform deep cleaning by following these steps.
  • On your Windows computer, open the Printer Properties dialog box and click the Maintenance tab.
  • Now, click on Maintenance and Preferences.
  • In the next window, select Deep Cleaning and click the Execute button.
  • If prompted, click OK to confirm your action.
  • The power lamp will flash green when the printhead cleaning starts.
  • Ensure that you have loaded the paper input tray with a paper stack.
  • After completing the printhead cleaning, print a nozzle check pattern sheet to verify the print quality.
  • If you see the Canon error 5200 again, move on to the next solution.

Solution 2: Reset the printer

  • To begin with, turn off your Canon printer.
  • Press and hold down the Stop button.
  • Turn on the printer by pressing down the On button and then release the Stop button. Make sure not to release the On button.
  • While holding the On button, press the Stop button five times.
  • Now, release all the buttons and wait for your Canon printer to become idle.
  • Restart your Canon printer and check if the problem has been resolved.
  • You have now seen how to fix the Canon error 5200 by restoring the printer settings to factory defaults.