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Waste ink tank almost full i950 printer

The printer does turn on, but when calibrating the ink cartidges, it makes a hick-up sound and lights go off. The green light does flash about 8 times, but after this nothing happens. My PC thinks the printer is off-line.

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  • chelovek_99 Apr 11, 2009

    That may reset the counter, but I do not believe it solves the problem. According to other posts on this subject, the "waste ink absorbers" are getting to their "full to capacity" limit. Posters have included a lengthy process to remove the stored waste ink, and it involves disassembling the printer to "get at" the pads. If the storage limit is reached, I think the printer will stop working and/or ink will begin leaking from the printer after a print-head cleaning process.

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Hi!

For resetting the waste ink counter---

  1. Start with the printer OFF
  2. Hold down RESUME and then hold down POWER
  3. release RESUME
  4. press RESUME twice, then release POWER
  5. Let green light blink until printer is done futzing
Select function with RESUME press POWER to execute:
pressresume button 3 times - light color will change to orange- It will Reset waste ink counter.

Do rate this solution if you found it helpful
Thanks
Rylee

Posted on Feb 07, 2009

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