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PROBLEM COPYING WITH MY ALL- IN- ONE

ERROR MESSAGE READS "WASTE INK TANK NEARLY FULL" IS IT POSSIBLE TO FIX THIS MYSELF OR DO I HAVE TO SEND IT IN FOR REPAIR?

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  • cap262 Dec 31, 2007

    My MultiPass F60 will not print. Reset button does not reset.

    Error message: wasre ink tank near full. Tried fix options to reset, no luck.

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2008

    Success. fixyourownprinter.com/forum/inkjet/29693 tells you how to reset your printer after cleaning the waste ink tank. It worked on my SmartBase MP360.

  • bubka Apr 02, 2008

    i did waste ink counter reset by manual method. but the problem still remain. pls. send any adjustment software to reset waste ink counter

  • bubka Apr 02, 2008

    pls. send adjustment software to reset waste ink counter for canon bjc-2100 inkjet printer. i did manually but i didn't work. the problem still remain.

  • jjeejj Apr 08, 2008

    Hi. I have a Pixma MP170 and have the same problem - 'Waste Full' message on screen and flashing '5800' on printer. I've unplugged it - but no joy.

    I've looked through your list of 'Reset' methods, However my printer does not seem to have a reset button!!! So now I've got no idea what to do. Please help!

  • Anonymous May 07, 2008

    Yes same problem Canon MP170 check printer & 5B00 only step I have taken is called my service centre and they suggested I purchase new printer do you know of a trick to help me out.

  • ashiq_rahman Nov 13, 2008

    ip 1000 provide this message that  wate absorver is full contac..........


  • ivanwil Feb 06, 2009

    I need to know how to empty the overflow tank?



    ivanwil@frontiernet.net

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This message is inbuilt into most Canon printers, there is spongy thing in the printer which when fills up fires the message (it's mostly a counter in the printer, which can be reset more later...), per Canon this can only be dealt with in a lab but some of the more adventurous have tried cleaning it by themselves. Note that in a lab they won't clean it, it's a part that needs replacing and it might cost around $60. In most Canon printers there is a reset procedure that can reset the error and allow you to print some more before handling it again. Following are the reset procedures for some of the Printers: (not that F60 isn't listed here) Canon GENERIC "S" SERIES RESET CODE Waste Ink Counter Reset. (1) Turn off the printer. (2) Press and hold the RESUME button, then press and hold the POWER button. (3) Release the RESUME button, Next press and release the RESUME button two(2) more times in succession. Note: you are still holding the POWER button). The printer's carriage will "reset" or move momentarily. If the above was properly performed the printer will enter the "Service Mode". (4) Press the RESUME button 4 times, this will select the clear waste ink counter function. The lamp will alternate (change) color with each key press. 1. Service/Factory test printout, including ink sensor check. 2. EEPROM - Info printout. 3. EEPROM - Initialization. 4. Reset the Waste ink counter. 5. Printer model setting. (More selections beyond this point - However it is best leave them unaltered - You have been warned!) After selecting the desired mode (eg 4), press the POWER button to "set" the change, and return to the top of the function selection menu. Press the POWER button again to restart the printer. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Canon PIXMA iP1000 Waste Ink Counter Reset Manual for Service mode 1. Turn off the printer. And disconnect the printer cable. 2. Press and hold the POWER button, turn on the printer. 3. The indicator (L.E.D.) should be green. 4. Press and release the RESUME button , the indicator (L.E.D.) should be orange. 5. Press and release the RESUME button again, the indicator (L.E.D.) should be green. 6. Release both buttons. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Canon PIXMA iP1500 Waste Ink Counter Reset. Manual for Service mode 1. Turn off the printer. And disconnect the printer cable. 2. Press and hold the POWER button, turn on the printer. 3. The indicator (L.E.D.) should be green. 4. Press and release the RESUME button , the indicator (L.E.D.) should be orange. 5. Press and release the RESUME button again, the indicator (L.E.D.) should be green 6. Release both buttons ++++++++++ ++++++++++ ++++++++++ ++++++++++ ++++++++++ Canon i320, i255 Waste Ink Counter Reset. Step 1 : Manual Temporary 1. Unplug power and USB. 2. Open door and hold power button. 3. Connect power. 4. Close door, then release power button. or Step 1: Manual Temporary 1. Turn off the printer. And disconnect the printer cable. 2. Press and hold the POWER button, turn on the printer. 3. The indicator (L.E.D.) should be green. 4. Press and release the RESUME button , the indicator (L.E.D.) should be orange. 5. Press and release the RESUME button again, the indicator (L.E.D.) should be green. 6. Release both buttons. step 2 : Software for Permanant 1. Reconnect the printer cable. 2.Open General Tools software and select (USB PORT) 3 .Choose (SET DESTINATION 1) And it should be reset. Remark "After service mode Pls use software for permanent reset" ++++++++++ Canon i850, i950, S600 Start with the printer OFF 1. Hold down RESUME and then hold down POWER 2. release RESUME 3. press RESUME twice, then release POWER 4. Let green light blink until printer is done futzing Select function with RESUME press POWER to execute: presses - light color - function Number of presses - light color - function 0 presses - green - Test print (or exit service mode on i960) 1 press - orange - EEPROM info print (plus grid nozzle diagnostic on i960) 2 presses - green - EEPROM initialize 3 presses - orange - Reset waste ink counter ++++++++++ Canon S450 Printer 1: Power off printer 2: Hold Resume button then press and hold POWER, the beeper will sound once. 3: Hold POWER and release RESUME 4: Press RESUME twice 5. Release Power button 6: When the indicator lights steady, press RESUME three(3) times. The indicator should be orange. 7: Press Power to set data ++++++++++ Canon BJC 1000 Serie 1: Remove Cartridge 2: Unplug the AC Power Cord 3: Hold down the RESUME button 4: Release RESUME after plugging in the AC Power cord. 5: Press the RESUME once within 5 seconds and release the RESUME . 6: Press and HOLD RESUME for two seconds or more and release it. 7: Press and HOLD RESUME for two seconds or more and release it. 8: Unplug AC Power Cord to set data. ++++++++++ Canon BJC-2000 BJC-2100 Serie 1: Remove the Cartridge 2: Unplug the AC Power Cord 3: Close Front access panel 3: Hold down the RESUME/RESET button and plug in the AC power cord 4: Release RESUME/RESET after plugging in the AC Power cord. 5: Press the RESUME/RESET once within 5 seconds and release the RESUME/RESET . 6: Press and HOLD RESUME/RESET for two seconds or more and release it. 7: Press and HOLD RESUME/RESET for two seconds or more and release it. 8: Unplug AC Power Cord to set data. ++++++++++ Canon BJC-210 BJC-240 BJC-250 BJC-255 BJC-265 Canon BJC-4100 BJC-4200 BJC-4300 BJC-4400 BJC-4550 BJC-4650 Unplug Power Cord Hold POWER and RESUME buttons Plug in Power Cord Release buttons Open front door of printer Hold the CARTRIDGE and RESUME buttons Press POWER Release all buttons after the beeps Press CARTRIDGE once Press RESUME ++++++++++ Canon BJC-5000 1: Power off printer 2: Press and hold RESUME then press POWER, The indicator will start blinking. 3: While the indicator is blinking , Press RESUME twice then Wait until the printer beeps to indicate service mode 5: When the indicator lights steady GREEN, press RESUME four(4)times. The indicator should be GREEN. 6: Press Power to set data Service Test Print 1: Power off printer 2: Press and hold RESUME then press POWER, The indicator will start blinking. 3: While the indicator is blinking , Press RESUME twice then Wait until the printer beeps to indicate service mode 5: When the indicator lights steady GREEN, press RESUME two(2)times. The indicator should be GREEN. 6: Press Power to Print Nozzle Print 1: Power off printer 2: Press and POWER, until the printer beeps and release. Demonstration Print 1: While the printer in ON , , Press and hold RESUME until the printer plays a melody of beeps. ++++++++++ Canon BJC-5100 Self Test Switch Printer off. Hold Power for 1 beep. Waste Counter Reset 1: Power off printer 2: Press and hold RESUME then press POWER, The indicator will start blinking. 3: While the indicator is blinking , Press RESUME twice then Wait until the printer beeps to indicate service mode 5: When the indicator lights steady GREEN, press RESUME four(4)times. The indicator should be GREEN. 6: Press Power to set data Service Test Print 1: Power off printer 2: Press and hold RESUME then press POWER, The indicator will start blinking. 3: While the indicator is blinking , Press RESUME twice then Wait until the printer beeps to indicate service mode 5: When the indicator lights steady GREEN, press RESUME two(2)times. The indicator should be GREEN. 6: Press Power to Print Nozzle Print 1: Power off printer 2: Press and POWER, until the printer beeps and release. Demonstration Print 1: While the printer in ON , , Press and hold RESUME until the printer plays a melody of beeps. ++++++++++ Canon BJC-3000 BJC-6000 BJC-6100 BJC-6200 S400 S450 F300 F600 F620 Canon BJC-7000 BJC-7100 BJC-8000 BJ-F800 i6500 1: Power off printer 2: Hold Resume button then press and hold POWER, the beeper will sound once. 3: Hold POWER and release RESUME 4: Press RESUME twice 5: When the indicator lights steady, press RESUME three(3) times. The indicator should be orange. 6: Press Power to set data ++++++++++ Canon BJC-600 BJC-600e BJC-610 BJC-620 1: Unplug Power Cord 2: Hold POWER and FF and Print Mode buttons 3: Plug in Power Cord 4: Release after the beeps ++++++++++ Canon BJC-50 BJC-55 BJC-80 BJC-85 M40 M70 1: Unplug Power Cord 2: Hold POWER and RESUME buttons 3: Plug in Power Cord 4: Release buttons after the printers starts up 5: Hold CARTRIDGE and RESUME 6: Press POWER 7: Release all buttons after the beeps 8: Press CARTRIDGE 16 times 9: Press RESUME 10: Unplug the Power cord ++++++++++ Canon BJ-30 BJC-35v BJC-70 F14 Error Reset 1: Unplug adapter 2: Hold POWER 3: Plug in ADAPTER 4: Release POWER after printer starts 5: Hold FF and MENU and press POWER 6: Release after beeps 7: Press <> Cartridge until 1A is displayed 8: Press ONLINE 9: Press POWER to shutoff printer 10: Unplug printer then re-plug printer ++++++++++ Canon BJ F900, F890, F700, F500, S900, S820, S750 and S520 Turn off the printer. Press and hold the RESUME button, then press and hold the POWER button. Release the RESUME button, then press and release the RESUME button two more times in succession. (youre still holding the POWER button during this). The printer mechanics will move momentarily. You are now in Service mode. Pressing the RESUME key will select a function; for example, pressing RESUME 4 times will select the clear waste ink counter function. The lamp will alternate color with each key press. 1. service/factory test printout, including ink sensor check 2. EEPROM info printout 3. EEPROM initialization 4. Clear the waste-ink counter 5. Printer model setting. (more selections beyond this- leave this alone) After selecting mode, press the POWER button to commit the change, and return to the top of the function selection menu. Pressing the POWER button again turns off the printer for a resta ++++++++++ Canon S9000, S300, S400, i550, i560, i850, i860, i865, i9100, i9950, PIXMA IP3000 above, 1. Turn off printer 2. Hold down Resume button and press Power button. 3. Keep holding down Power button and let Resume button go. 4. Press Resume button 2 times then let BOTH buttons go. 5. Green lights will flash and then stop blinking. 6. When green lights are solid, press the Resume button 4 times. 7. Press the Power button and the printer should turn off, if not, press the Power button once more. 8. Your printer should respond as normal. +++++++++ Canon S900, S820, S750, S520 Turn off the printer. Press and hold the RESUME button, then press and hold the POWER button. While still holding the POWER button, Release the RESUME button, then press and release the RESUME button two more times in succession. The printer mechanics will move momentarily. You are now in Service mode. Release the Power Button. Pressing the RESUME key will select a function; for example, pressing RESUME 4 times will select the clear waste ink counter function. The lamp will alternate color with each key press. 1. Service/factory test printout, including ink sensor check 2. EEPROM info printout 3. EEPROM initialization 4. Clear the waste-ink counter 5. Printer model setting. (more selections beyond this- leave this alone) After selecting mode, press the POWER button to commit the change, and return to the top of the function selection menu. Pressing the POWER button again turns off the printer for a restart. ++++++++++ Canon S9000 Turn off printer Hold down Resume button and press Power button. Keep holding down Power button and let Resume button go. Press Resume button 2 times then let BOTH buttons go. Green lights will flash and then stop blinking. When green lights are solid, press the Resume button 4 times. Press the Power button and the printer should turn off, if not, press the Power button once more. Your printer should respond as normal. +++++++++ Canon MPC190 Reset Waste Ink 1) Enter SERVICE MODE. By pressing Menu Copy Scan Copy Copy 2) Select TEST MODE. 3) Select [8] PRINTER TEST in TEST MODE. 4) Select 3. [EEPROM CLEAR]. 5) Select 0. [INK COUNT]. 6) Press the [Set] key. 7) Press the [Stop/Reset] key (returning to the state of 3)), and then press the [ON/OFF] key.

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Here's the most detailed SOLUTION for resetting the WASTE INK COUNTER in a CANON BJC-55:

Waste Error Reset
Many thanks to Vince Gyver for sending this in.

  1. Unplug Power Cord
  2. Remove the Battery
  3. While pressing and holding the RESUME Button plug in Power Cord
  4. After two seconds press the POWER Button
  5. Release Buttons immediately (as soon as the led light)
  6. Press and hold CARTRIDGE, RESUME and POWER Buttons
  7. Release all Buttons after the beeps (POWER LED will be off, Charger LED will light orange)
  8. Press CARTRIDGE 16 times (POWER LED and Charger LED will light alternately after each press)
  9. Press RESUME (Printer will automatically power off)
  10. Put Battery back in the tray
  11. Power On and have fun with your Printer (Don't forget to replace or clean the Waste Tank Pad!!!)
Guest (from: http://www.xn--blckpatrondirekt-wnb.se/canon.asp?id=BJC+55)

Posted on Mar 27, 2008

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I have 5 printers of different makes and this has never been a problem with any of the others. May I suggest that you warn all prospective buyers of Canon Printers of this problem. I was never warned this could happen.

Posted on Jun 25, 2007

Thank you!! Very helpful...I seem to have solved my MPC 190 problem 'Waste Ink Tank Nearly Full' Only Difficulty I had was finding 'Set' Button geoff gnbishop@bigpond.com

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