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Canon PIXMA MP130 "check ink tank" message

Same problem but it stays in the "check ink tank" even after reebooting, pressing OK button, or Pressing "Menu" button. After unpluggin the cord
I have tried averything. What can I do next? I have the same problem. Sometimes the message goes away, and then it pulls the paper in as if to print, but stops just as I'm thinking that its fixed.

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Best solution for this is to contact the tech support of canon

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Have you put in new ink cartridges? It may be all you need.

Posted on Nov 05, 2008

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    It is also possible that the ink tank(s) are not seated properly. Take them out and re-seat them. If they are old, replace them.



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My Printer - Canon Pixma Mp130 says my waste ink absorbers are almost full, what do I do ? How do I fix this problem ? Please help !!!

If this happens, just turn off the printer plug,then hold the reset\stop button,after that you turn on the plug while pressing the stop reset button, then follow these steps:

To reset waste ink counter:
-Press Menu-Scan-Copy-Scan to enter service menu.
-Use arrow keys to scroll to "Service menu counter access".
-Press OK.
-Use arrow keys to scroll to "ABS-M DOT COUNT"
-Press Copy.
-Use arrow keys to reset count to zero.
-Press OK.
-Press Stop/Reset.

To clean physical pads (optional):
-Open cover (as if replacing ink cartridge).
-Locate waste ink pads, they are far right under cartridge slider.
-Pry up waste ink pads (inky, might want to wear gloves).
-Rinse pads in sink or with alcohol, dry.
-Replace pads. Make sure pads are fully seated.

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Message that =The Waste Ink Absorber is almost full. How is this fixed??

Try these steps:

1. Enter SERVICE MODE.... by pressing Menu-Scan-Copy-Scan
2. Enter NVRAM presing <--- or ---> then OK
4. press OK

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I have purchased a ''Virtually Mint'' Canon Pixma ip90 printer however, when I try to print a document a message pops up stating ''the following ink tank is not installed: black ink tank, colour ink tank....

Hi there you can try.
Following step by step resetting canon Pixma iP90 :
  • Before resetting printer canon iP90, start with printer power off.
  • Press resume button coincide with power button.
  • While pressing power button, release resume button.
  • Press resume button 2 times and then release both button
  • Green LED indicator will blinking and then stopped blinking.
  • When the Power LED lights in green, press resume button 4 times.
  • Press power button and the printer power will off. Otherwise off, depress again power button.
  • And the turn on the printer again, your printer canon iP90 should be response as normal.
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Message-the waste ink absorber is almost full on pixma MP130

That is usually Canon's sneaky way of telling you that is nearing time to buy new printer. Used on older machines without chips on cartriges. After "almost full" msg, usually follows "waste ink tank full" after which printer becomes unusable. Solution: Google "waste ink tank full" reset tool and run it, that should do the thing.

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Inktank problem with mp130

it's show u a red/orange light blink it's show u hae a refield cartig insarted u need to press red light buttons for 5sec. and then light blink off and only green light only show now give pring if again orange light blink press 5sec. don't give any kind of link on show messages in windows it's gone automaticaly if u have any quary please tell me...


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The waste ink absorber is full.

You have to contact the Canon agent to get the waste absorber replaced. or you can continue it with pressing resume everytime.

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Discharge of the code of the error of the overcrowding of sump - "pampersa"

1. You will include printer.
2. press button MENU, then SCAN, COPY and again SCAN - they entered into the service regime.
3. select NVRAM ACCESS and further BY OK.
4. select SET Abs- m level and advance value equal to zero.
5. select SET Abs- r level (if there is) and also you will establish into zero.
6. you will turn off printer by button POWER.

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Canon Pixma MP130 all in one printer

do you have a manual on this printer?

also, see this for more assistance

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Canon PIXMA MP130 'waste ink absorber' message

If the error message is ""ink waste absorber almost full"

1) Enter SERVICE MODE By pressing Menu-Scan-Copy-Scan
2) Enter NVRAM by pressing OK
4)Enter ABS-M LEVEL by pressing <--- or ---> then OK

If the error message is "" bottom ink waste absorber almost full"
Set "ABS-P" level to 0. Then "OK" and "STOP/RESET"

To clean the absorber, open the cover, and there are 2 small pads under where the cartridges normally sit. Put a pad of absorbent kitchen towel on top of the pad and press down a few times. The towel should absorb most of the ink. To give it a really good clean, turn the printer upside down while holding the kitchen towel over the pads and press a few times. You'll get more ink out.

It's a good idea to wear disposable gloves when you do this.

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