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Fix Canon Printer Error 5C20 on Windows PC


Fix Canon Printer Error 5C20 on Windows PC

Many users, when trying to print something or run maintenance, see Error Code 5C20. Users hear particular sounds when they try to perform the task, and then after probing a little, they see the error code in question. If your Canon Printer shows error 5C20 on your computer, try the solutions mentioned in this article to resolve the issue.

Fix Canon Printer Error 5C20 on Windows PC

What is Canon Printer Error 5C20?

Usually, we can say that error 5C20 is a hardware error. Your Logic card is involved here, the pebbles and the cart can not move. Obviously, it is not intentional for this to happen because of a problem. However, they can be solved and we will see how.

In addition, the problem may also occur due to a software issue. There may be a problem with the printer driver installed on your system or some printer-related files that may be corrupted. There is a way by which you can solve all this easily and we will talk about it in detail below. So, without wasting time, let's jump in.

Fix Canon Printer Error 5C20 on Windows PC

Before you begin troubleshooting, it is recommended that you update Windows. This is something that works for many of us when we come across a mistake such as the one in question. Updating the operating system will also update the driver, including the printer driver, and if the problem is due to a bug, it will fix it for you.

If you want to fix Canon printer error 5C20, try the following solutions to resolve the issue.

  1. Restart your Canon printer
  2. Check your printer's print head
  3. Run the Printer Troubleshooter
  4. Reinstall the printer driver
  5. Check the belt

Let's talk about it in detail.

1]Restart your Canon printer


We should start troubleshooting by restarting the Canon printer. This is something that has worked for many users and helped them. We'll do that and see if it works. Follow the steps to do the same.

  • Turn off the Canon printer.
  • Unplug the printer and wait half a second.
  • Plug in the printer and turn it on.

Finally, try printing something or doing what you were doing when that message appeared in the first one. I hope it will work for you.


2]Check your printer's print head

Users seeing the error code in question have also complained that the printer is starting to make particular clicking noises. We will check the print head and see if it works. Follow the steps provided to check the status of a potential reason.

  • Turn off your printer.
  • Remove the cover panel.
  • Now pull the lever, which should be orange or gray in color.
  • Remove the ink cartridges and check if there is a problem. Even if there is no problem with the print head, you still need to clean the area.

Finally, turn on your printer, connect your computer and see if it helps.

3]Run the Printer Troubleshooter

Fix Canon Printer Error 5C20 on Windows PC

Windows has the feature that allows it to fix some printer-related issues. We'll roll it out and see if they're able to fix the problem. Here are the steps to run the Printer Troubleshooter.

Windows 11

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Select System.
  3. Go to Troubleshooting > Other convenience stores.
  4. Click Course Associated with Printer.

Windows 10

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Select Update & Security.
  3. Go to Troubleshooting > Additional Convenience Stores.
  4. Select Printer and click Run Troubleshooters.

Wait until the process is complete and see if it helps.

4]Reinstall the printer driver

Fix Canon Printer Error 5C20 on Windows PC

As mentioned earlier, the printer driver may get corrupted. What you do is remove the driver and when you reattach it next time, your computer will detect and reinstall the driver directly. Follow the steps to uninstall the printer driver.

  • Disconnect your computer from the printer.
  • Open Device Manager.
  • Expand Print Queues.
  • Right-click on the Canon driver and click Uninstall Device.
  • Click Uninstall to confirm.

Then restart your computer, reconnect the printer and see if it works. If not, you need to download the printer driver and install it.

5]Check the belt

The belt that controls the cartridge and makes it come and go may be the cause of the problem in question. If you want to find the belt, just look behind the cartridge cart. To access it, just remove this cart and see if it is placed correctly. Just put your hand on the steering wheel and see if it's in its place. I hope it will work for you.

I hope these solutions will help you resolve the Canon printer error.

How do I reset my Canon mx920 printer?

If you think resetting the printer will solve the problem, you're right. You can hold down the power button, wait 10-20 seconds and turn it back on. However, we recommend that you check the first solution (mentioned below) to restart the printer and we hope that it will work for you.

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Topic starter Posted : 16/08/2022 1:11 am