Question about Canon Office Equipment & Supplies
Have a look at this link. It shows how to re-set the eprom which causes the warning to come up:
If possible also remove and rinse the ink absorber pads in clean warm water, if you don't eventually the printer mechanism will clog with old ink.
Posted on Mar 08, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Eight flashes: Waste ink absorber almost full
The printer has a built-in waste ink absorber for the ink used during Print Head cleaning. Eight flashes indicates that the waste ink absorber is nearly full. Press the RESUME/CANCEL button to cancel the error so you can continue printing. Before the waste ink absorber becomes completely full, contact a Canon service representative.
Canon recommends that you call for service as soon as this error occurs. Once the waste ink absorber becomes completely full, printing will no longer be possible
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