Error Code for a Canon G2000 Printer and How to Fix Them

If you are trying to troubleshoot your Canon G2000 printer, look no further than this blog post! Here, we will go over the different error codes that you may see on your screen and what they mean. We also have some suggestions for simple fixes to try before calling customer service. This is an excellent resource if you need help quickly!

I summarized this collection of canon g2000 / g series printer error codes from: https://ij.manual.canon/ij/webmanual/ErrorCode/G2000%20series/ID/ERR/err_ug_message01_0100.html?ref=err_ug_message01_0100 and several other sources. I hope it is helpful.

Here are some Canon G2000 and G-Series Printer Error Codes

1. Canon G2000 Indicator Light Blinks 2x Error Code 1000

Cause Error 1000:

  1. No paper/paper runs out on the back tray.
  2. The Paper is not installed correctly.
  3. Paper cannot enter.

How to Handle Error 1000:

  1. Place the paper correctly in place,
  2. Make sure the paperclip/holder fits snugly.
  3. After that, press the Black (Black) or Color (Color) button on the panel.
  4. If it still doesn’t work, try checking for foreign objects in the paper feed path.

2. Canon G2000 Indicator Light Blinks 3x Error Code 1300

Cause Error 1300:

  1. Paper is jammed/torn/scratched.

How to Handle Error 1300:

  1. Clear the jammed paper; pull out the paper slowly.
  2. Check whether any foreign objects enter or not.

3. Canon G2000 Flashing Indicator Light 4x Error Code 1470

Cause Error 1470:

  1. The printer cartridge is not installed correctly.

How to Handle Error 1470:

  1. Check whether the cartridge is correctly installed.
  2. Check the cartridge connector or cartridge chip; gently clean it with a tissue if it is dirty.
  3. Check the cartridge housing connector; if it is cloudy, gently clean it with a tissue.

4. Canon G2000 Indicator Light Blinks 5x Error Code 1403 1471 1476

Cause Error 1403 1471 1476:

  1. The cartridge head may be damaged.

How to Handle Error 1403:

  1. It could be because the cartridge is dead.
  2. It could be because the connector is dirty
  3. It could be due to a hot head / short circuit.
  4. It could be because the cartridge does not fit the installation.
  5. It could be because the cartridge chip moved/was dirty.

5. Canon G2000 Flashing Indicator Light 7x Error Code 1474 1475

Cause Error 1474 1475:

  1. The printer cartridge is installed in the correct/incorrect position.

How to Handle Error 1474 1475:

  1. Check whether the cartridge is correctly installed.
  2. Check the cartridge connector or cartridge chip; gently clean it with a tissue if it is dirty.
  3. Check the cartridge housing connector; if it is cloudy, gently clean it with a tissue.

6. Canon G2000 Flashing Indicator Light 8x Error Code 1700 1701

Cause Error 1700 1701:

  1. The ink absorber/sponge absorber is almost complete.
  2. Waste ink pad counter

How to Handle Error 1700 1701:

  1. The printer asks to reset the counter with the resetter/service tool.

7. Canon G2000 Flashing Indicator Light 9x Error Code 1890

Cause Error 1890:

  1. The cartridge seal or tape has not been removed.
  2. The cartridge housing protective tape has not been removed

How to Handle Error 1890:

  1. Open the printer/scanner lid and make sure the factory’s protective tape has been removed from the cartridge housing.

8. Canon G2000 Flashing Indicator Light 14x Error Code 1473

Cause Error 1473:

  1. The printer cartridge cannot be recognized.

How to Handle Error 1473:

  1. Check if the cartridge chip is dirty or moving.
  2. Check whether the cartridge is still alive or dead.
  3. When the printer is on and the cartridge is installed, press the reset/stop reset button and hold for 5 seconds, release.

9. Canon G2000 Flashing Indicator Light 15x Error Code 1472

Cause Error 1472:

  1.  The printer cartridge cannot be recognized.

How to Handle Error 1472:

  1. Check if the cartridge chip is dirty or moving.
  2. Check whether the cartridge is still alive or dead.
  3. When the printer is on and the cartridge is installed, press the reset/stop reset button and hold for 5 seconds, release.

10. Canon G2000 Indicator Light Blinks 2x Error Code 5100

Cause Error 5100:

  1. An error or problem occurred during the printing process.
  2. Happening paper jam

How to Handle Error 5100:

  1. It could be because the paper is stuck / lust.
  2. It could be due to the entry of foreign objects in the path of paper entry.
  3. It could be due to a problem with the paper sensor.
  4. It could be because the long encoder sensor is dirty,
  5. It could be because the movement of the cartridge housing is disturbed.

11. Canon G2000 Flashing Indicator Light 7x Error Code 5B00 5B01

Cause Error 5B00, 5B01:

  1. The printer counter is full

How to Handle Error 5B00, 5B01:

  1. The printer must be reset using a support resetter/service tool.

12. Canon G2000 Indicator Light Blinks 10x Error Code B202, B203, B204, B205

Causes of Error B202, B203, B204, B205:

  1. The ink cartridge is not installed correctly.
  2. The ink cartridge is empty.
  3. Poor connection between computer and printer.
  4. The printer driver has a problem.

How to Handle Errors B202, B203, B204, B205:

  1. Install the ink cartridges correctly
  2. Refill Canon printer cartridges when they are empty
  3. Reconnect Canon Printer to System
  4. Update or update the driver.

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