How to Resolve 5B00 Error Canon G2000?

Canon printers are well-known for providing good and reliable services to users. But still, many Canon users face numerous issues while using the Canon printer. Canon G2000 error 5B00 is one of the common Canon printer errors faced by many users. This error appears due to ink counter overflow. When this error appears, the ink of your cartridge gets wasted. You should fix this error immediately. 

There can be various reasons behind this error but this error mostly appears when you are using a foreign cartridge on your Canon printer. Third-party cartridges can cause damage to your printer and can affect print quality. If you want to prevent your device from Canon error code 5B00 then you should always install an original cartridge on your printer.

Some Canon printer users get this error due to the printhead. If your printhead gets damaged then also you can get the 5B00 error. Open your Canon printer and check for the printhead. If it gets damaged then install a new printhead on your printer. Sometimes the printhead gets dried up when the printer has not been used for several days. The dried ink on the printhead can also get you this error. You can use the clean printhead tool for cleaning all the dried ink on your printhead. Otherwise, you can also clean the printhead manually. Now try to print sometime from your printer to check whether your Canon 5B00 error gets fixed or not.

How to fix g2000 blinking 7 times the ink absorber full error 5B00?

The best way for troubleshooting this error is to reset the ink absorber to 0%. You can follow the given steps for resetting the ink absorber:

  1. Download the Canon printer service tool from the internet
  2. Install the setup on your device
  3. Now open the tool and check whether all the buttons and functions are enabled or not
  4. If not, then you should enable all the functions and buttons
  5. If the buttons are greyed out that means your printer has crashed or all the printer is not connected to your PC
  6. Search for the Ink Absorber Counter option
  7. Search for Counter value option
  8. Set the counter value to 0%
  9. Now click on the Set button

You will receive a confirmation message saying A function has been finished on your screen. If you get the error message; your printer is not in service mode. Close the printer and restart your device and then try to resolve the error.

Run your printer on service mode

Running the printer on service mode can also troubleshoot your Canon G2000 5B00 error. You can follow the given steps for running the printer on service mode:

  1. Press the Stop button
  2. Turn off your Canon printer
  3. Hold and press the power button of your Canon printer
  4. Wait for about 4-5 seconds until the blue light glows
  5. Now press the Stop button for 6 times. When you press the button, each time the color of the bulb changes. After pressing the button 6 times, the bulb glows blue.
  6. Release the Power button

The blue light will start flashing. Wait for about 30-40 seconds until the blue light gets stable. Now your printer is running in service mode. Connect the printer to the computer and check whether your error 5B00 Canon G2000 gets fixed or not.

5B00 error restoring program for Canon Printers

Restoring your Canon printer can also troubleshoot your error. When you get this error on your printer; try resetting the printer and checking whether your error gets fixed or not. Resetting the printer is very simple. You can easily reset the Canon printer by following the steps mentioned below:

  1. Turn on your Canon printer
  2. Press and hold the Reset button
  3. Press and hold the Power On button of Canon printer
  4. Now hold the power button and release the Reset button
  5. Press the Reset button twice while holding the power button
  6. Wait for about 1minute until you see the idle message
  7. Open the cover of the cartridge holder and take out the cartridges

Install the cartridges again and turn off the printer. Now close the cartridge lid and initialize your printer. Now give a print command to your printer and check for the error. You can also ask the Canon support code 5B00 for help.

Run the printer troubleshooter

Your Canon printer error 5B00 can get fixed by running the printer troubleshooter. On the Windows device, you can run the inbuilt printer troubleshooter which scans the device for printer related errors and fixes them. Running the printer troubleshooter which checks for 5B00 error related files:

  1. Close the 5B00 error print wizard
  2. Go to the settings page
  3. Click on Update & Security
  4. Select troubleshoot page
  5. Go to Printer and click on the Troubleshooter button

The Windows printer troubleshooter will run and check for the printer error. On the result page, check if your error gets fixed or not. If not then click on the report page and read about the error.

Check the printer cartridge

Users can get into the printing error when your Canon printer is unable to fetch the cartridge. You can’t take printouts when the cartridge is not placed correctly on the printer. When you get the 5B00 error on a Canon device; check for the cartridge. Open the Canon printer and then take out your ink cartridge. Now check its contact pins. Make sure the cartridge pins of the Canon printer are not broken or bent. After checking the cartridge, reinstall it on the device carefully. When you are facing the 5B00 error on a Canon device after you have installed a new cartridge then check for the tapes. The new cartridge has proactive tapes and clips for preventing handling damage. But you have to remove the tapes and clips before installing them on your device. When the printer shows an error, check the cartridge for the orange tape and clips. In case, you are getting the error due to a damaged cartridge then you have to purchase a new cartridge for your device.

Paper jamming

Paper jamming is a common error on old Canon printer devices. When you have an old printer then check for the paper jam. Open the printer and for the dust and paper chunks. Your printer can get into a paper jam when the paper gets torn during the printing process or when the paper roller has drawn multiple pages. Remove the paper chunks and clean the dust from your printer. Now restart the printer and check for the 5B00 error.

Check the printhead and fuser of your printer

The 5B00 error can occur when the printhead of your Canon device gets overheated. If you are taking lots of printouts and you suddenly get the error code then you need to shut down the printer. If you don’t then your printhead or fuser may be burnt out then you have to replace them. Wait until the printhead cools down and then try to take printouts. Inspect the printhead and make sure it is not clogged. Sometimes the printhead gets clogged with the dried ink. You have to clean the printhead for better print quality and resolving the error. Use a clean cloth for removing the dried ink on your printer. Canon also has a utility tool for cleaning the printhead. After cleaning the printhead; try to take a printout and check for 5B00 error.

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