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How to reset ink cartridge for mp 160

I need to know how to reset the ink level counter of the Canon MP160. It says " Low ink" when I just refilled the ink tanks. Please help. Both Color and Black ink indicators are blinking..

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  • saiffmir Sep 08, 2008

    I have the exact same problem.Just today I refilled the cartridges and both lights are still blinking..Is there a solution.Please help

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First, download the software at http://www.box.net/shared/4yblbn34kg

Secondly, to run the software your printer has to be in service mode. Do that by
- unplug cable
- press and hold "power" button
- plug cable
- press "resume" and release
- release the "power" button
At this stage, your computer will detect a new hardware

Run the software.

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You can't reset the ink level on all Canon Pixma printers.You need to turn of the function on printer to show the ink level.On your printer this happen with push consistently buttons for black copy (for turn of level on black cartridge) and color copy (for turn of level in color cartridge). The printer shows empty cartridges but it will printing.

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