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Canon i850 not printing

Printer light flashes yellow 7 times, green once and then repeats 7 yellow, one green etc. All of the ink cartridges are full and i have removed them and inserted again to ensure correctly positioned.
Any ideas please on what the problem is?

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7 times means your waste ink absorber is full, time to let a shop replace the absorbers and reset the counter to clear the error.

Posted on Aug 17, 2009

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