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CANON PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet Printer
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I have an MP 530 and experienced the same problem. The only advice I can give you is to deep six that cartridge and put a new one in (mine was the yellow cartridge, but it can be any one of them), that being said, the problem is not with the printer, it's the chip in the cartridge and unless you have your own refill operation to replace the chip, you need to buy a new cartridge.

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