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I have an CANON IMAGERUNNER C3170U AND AN ERROR CODE IS

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I have an CANON IMAGERUNNER C3170U AND AN ERROR CODE IS SHOWING:
E000020-0081. WHAT DOES THIS ERROR CODE MEAN?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Printers
Expert:  Electronics Pete replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,

This error code means "Dirty Drum patch sensor OR the drum has reached end of it's life".

Try removing the drum and clean the patch sensor, which is above the drum to the left.

If that does not help, then the drum will need to be replaced.