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Waste ink absorber is full

What do I do as can't see what an absorber is and how can I correct the problem. Is it cheaper to buy a new printer/photocopier as use Pixma MP130?
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It is problem there many waste ink fall a pad it was most derty then printer call a service
you are a technician you clean it and change new one pad it is like a foam and reset it

Posted on Jul 24, 2009

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    If you are not solve this problem.Please you go to a service center near in your area.They solve it by diagnosis software.

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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.

OR

turn on the printer press menu
press scan, copy, scan to enter service mode
use> to get to nvram
set ABS-M level to 0
Set ABS-P level to 0
Press stop to exit..........Done

I hope this help!

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Waste ink pad are not too expensive but they are messy and time consuming to be repleaced by a tech. If u can get another printer with new inks for under a couple of hundred bucks, then i would suggest getting a new one.

Posted on Jul 15, 2009

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