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Error code U052. I know this has to do with the chip in the ink cartridge. I changed all cartridges and still the same code. I cannot use any function on this MP530 with this error code.

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Please remove all cartridges. Using a moist cloth clean the golden contacts on cartridge as well as printer. DO NOT touch nozzle of cartridge. Dont insert the cartridge yet.

Please do this :
1. Remove the power cable from printer. Remove the USB cable that connects printer to computer (remove it from printer as well as computer's usb port)
2. Press the printer power button and keep pressed for 3 minutes then release
3. Now plug in the power cable and usb cable (connect printer to computer) and power on the printer.

Now insert cartridges and see if error goes away.

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Posted on Jul 06, 2011

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    Thank you but it doesn't work on my MP520.

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Try this:
First power off the printer. Next, while holding STOP/RESET button, power on the printer.
While holding POWER button, release STOP/RESET button. Then push STOP/RESET button twice.
Wait about 20-30 second until the LED shows "0?. Then push STOP/RESET button four times.
Finally push POWER button twice. Last step is to turn off the printer by pressing the POWER button one last time.

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Reset Canon Pixma MP520 maybe Work Also on Canon MP500, MP510 and MP530

To reset Canon Pixma MP520 view this article:

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    Thank you but it doesn't work on my MP520.

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Resolve Canon Printer Error U052
In case your printer is not installed correctly, error u052 might occur. Go through the following steps for troubleshooting:
§First, switch off the power of your printer.
§Then, remove the lid of your Canon device.
§Next, check the situation of the cartridge slots.
§Go for installation of the print head.
§Finally, close your printer and switch on the power.
Your printer should now work fine. If the error message continues showing up, it is possibly the other issue. In that case, get in touch with our customer support center. We are sure to assist you.
If your Canon Printer is not working in spite of proper installation, it could be an issue with the computer or laptop.
§First, you should go for a reinstallation of the print head.
§Also, consider a primary cleaning process.

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