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Unable to clean

The above message has appeared. i have removed all ink and refitted and switched on / off but to no avail. can you help ?

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Re: unable to clean

Waistinktank is full. You have to replace the tank by a new one and to reset the maintenance menue. Search google for error 46. Warning! Do not only reset the maintenance menue without changing the tank! Ink will flow into the printer!

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Unless you are satisfied with your ability to dismantle and reassemble your printer you may want to just replace it as it can take some time and causes alot of mess.

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