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Canon pixma mp160

I am trying to reset my printer after refilling the ink cartridge. It is a canon PG40. Both printer lLED and on screen register the printer cartridge as empty. I have tried to get the printer to reset by pressing the reset and tools buttons. Reset does nothing but set off the LED 'alarm' light. Tools button comes up with codes A H Y P U L 6 J. Any ideas or knowledge on how to get them reset to acknowledge the ink cartridge as no longer empty?

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The FINE Cartridge may not be installed properly, or the Cartridge may not be the compatible with this machine. Install the appropriate FINE Cartridge. If lines are misaligned or the resulting output is not satisfactory, carry out the FINE Cartridge Alignment.

change a new cartridge

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