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Installed #8 M(magenta ink cartridge) New ink tank.

Display panel indicates ink tank cannot be recognized.  Old ink tank displays ink has run out.

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The problem can be one of the following:

  1. You have a faulty cartridge chip (return to purchaser and request a replacement)

  2. The chip is soiled (ink or similar is causing the connection to fail) so try cleaning the chip

  3. The chip is not properly mounted on the cartridge (maybe skewed slightly or similar). If so try straightening out carefully and then re-inserting.

Canon have been known to send out cartridges with bad chips so you should contact them if you bought a proper one and they'll sort you out.




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