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Not printing i change the ink cartridge today but my printer canon pixma mx310 is not printing and it keep saying that the color ink is low.... what do i do? it only pull the paper out but doesnt print anything at all. it works only when im photocopying

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Did you remove the safety tape from the cartridge ?

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Won't print color--says color low


Hi
re-installing software probably would not achieve anything, doesn't sound like driver problem.
IF you refilled the colour cartridge and it's displaying 'ink low' or 'ink out', it's perfectly normal. You can disable the ink monitoring by pressing & holding the STOP button (on printer) until the 'Alarm' LED stops glowing. This takes about 6 seconds.
IF the colour cartridge is new and should read full, contact Canon. It could be a faulty cartridge.
good luck!

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I have canon mx310 which is telling me both color and black ink levels are low. when i print, only color prints - no black. i've also been told NOT to replace cartridges unless it says they're...


Check the cartridges, if empty then replace them.
Inkjet printers need to be used frequently to prevent inkdrying out in the print head nozzles.
If the print head cleaning maintenance routine does not clear the blockages,then print head needs replacing, but it may be expensive.
It may be more cost effective to buy a later model and better printer thanreplace the print head.

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Trying to change from black and white printing to color on canon mx310 please please help


Go to Cannon My Printer file, Click Printer Settings, Click Maintenance Tab, Click Ink Cartridge Settings, Select the ink cartridge for printing, Hit ok.

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HAving trouble printing


Check and make sure you did buy the right one first.

Apr 23, 2009 | Canon PIXMA MX310 All-In-One Printer

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Alram light


Did you replace the Black ink cartridge or the Color cartridge, or did you replace both?

Facing the front of the Canon Pixma MX310, did you install the Black ink cartridge to the left side, and the Color cartridge to the right side?

Do Not reverse how the ink cartridges go. Do Not install a Black ink cartridge, in the Color cartridge holder.

If the Alarm light came on, check to see if you have an error message in the LCD. (Not trying to insult your intelligence. The LCD is the little rectangular Liquid Crystal Display on your Pixma MX310 Operation Panel, to the left of the numeric buttons)

Do you have the Pixma MX310 On-screen manual?
Start>Hover on All Programs>Canon>Pixma MX310>On-screen manual

Click on the Troubleshooting heading.
If you have an error message code, click on the heading ->
An Error Message is Displayed on the LCD.

Also suggest you click on the heading -> Problems Sending Faxes.

See if the information provided has a solution to your problem.

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Reset Ink levels for canon mx310


How to reset Canon MX310 printer low ink signal

1. Power off the printer.

2. Holding the stop/reset button, press and hold power button also. Hold both buttons together for 5 secs.

3. Still holding the power button, release the stop/reset buton, then press the stop/reset button twice.

4. Release power button (the screen should now say 'Service Mode').

5. Wait until the power button lights steady green, then press the stop/reset button three times with a 3 sec space between each press. On the 3rd press the indicator should turn steady orange.

6. Press the power button once, (the orange light should go off).

7. Open the printer and remove both cartridges. Wait for 10 seconds. Replace the cartridges and close printer. Wait for 30 seconds.

8. Press the power button, and wait until printer has shut down.

9. Press power button to power up. The printer will feed one piece of paper, then ask you to set the language.

10. The page counter is now reset! Enjoy.

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Cannon mx310 will not recognize cartridge


press reset/stop button for 5 seconds. it will still say unknown but it will print fine

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Color ink low


Try this link to help reset all canon PG and CL cartridges.

http://swapink.com/Merchant5/merchant.mvc?Screen=caninst

By the way this sites prices are cheap and the cartridges are as good as new.

Scott

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Canon mx310


Canon cartridges have an intelligent chipset to prevent them from being refilled. To have them working properly you need to reset the chipset.
Try the software on this link.
If the above did not work you will need to use a cartridge chip resetter if you want to refill your cartridge.

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