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Waste ink absorber -mp500

Well the dreaded waste ink absorber just started popping up today - Is there a reset code for pixma mp500? have searched most threads here and cant find this specific model. please help asap as this is my money maker! how much should it really cost to get this thing replaced and is it worth it? i dont even think this thing is a year old, is this covered under warranty? Thanks in advance for anybody's help!

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Service mode operation procedures 1) With the machine power turned off, while pressing the Stop/Reset button, press and hold the ON/OFF button. (DO NOT release the buttons. The COPY LED lights in green to indicate that a function is selectable.) 2) While holding the ON/OFF button, release the Stop/Reset button. (DO NOT release the ON/OFF button.) 3) While holding the ON/OFF button, press the Stop/Reset button 2 times, and then release both the ON/OFF and Stop/Reset buttons. (Each time the Stop/Reset button is pressed, the Alarm LED and COPY button light alternately, Alarm in orange and COPY in green, starting with Alarm LED.) 4) When the COPY button lights in green, press the Stop/Reset button 4 times. (Each time the Stop/Reset button is pressed, the Alarm LED and COPY button light alternately, Alarm in orange and COPY in green, starting with Alarm LED.) 5) Press the ON/OFF button 2 times. You're good to go! Bear in mind that if the ink absorber is full then you risk getting ink everywhere! Please update the question & let us know if the information given was useful to you - Good Luck!

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We replaced the waste ink absorber pads on our Canon MP500 using a kit purchased on Amazon (did not include any diagrams or instructions, but it worked). After that was done, we used the instructions on this page to remove the error code. Very helpful!

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try this methode 

Methode 1

1) With the printer powered off but connected to a power source, press the Power button while pressing and holding
the Stop/ Reset button.
2) When the Power LED is lit, press the Stop/Reset button two times while pressing and holding the Power button.
3) When releasing the Power button and the Stop / Reset button (regardless of order), the printer will move into a
service mode. (Waiting formenu selection)
4) When the LED lights in green, press the Stop/Reset button the specified number of time(s) according to the
function listed in the table below.(Each time the Stop/Reset button is pressed, the LED 
lights alternately in
orange and green, starting with orange.)
The number of the Reset
button pressing
LED Function Remarks

0 time Green Power off
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2 times Green EEPROM print
3 times Orange EEPROM reset
4 times Green Waste ink counter reset See waste ink counter reset
procedures below.
5 times Orange Destination setting See Destination setting
procedures below.
6 times Green Print head deep cleaning
11 times Orange Button / LCD checking
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