Question about Canon PIXMA MP530 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Canon Pixma MP530

Hi: I recently replaced a magenta ink cartridge when the message came up that I was low on ink. There's no problem with the magenta cartridge but, when I replaced the cover on the printer, a message came up "Check ink" and, when I checked the ink, the light was out on the cyan ink cartridge even though, according to the original message I got, there was plenty of ink in the cyan cartridge. I took the cartridge out and put it back in again and the solid red light came back on but, after I replaced the cover, I again got the same message and the light was out again. Does anyone have any idea what the problem can be? (I was, by the way, advised not to put a new ink cartridge in as it could not be the cartridge that was at fault so I'd just be wasting the original one.) Thanks for your help Holliehead

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  • Holliehead Oct 13, 2007

    Hi:



    I "sort of" fixed the problem myself.   I moved the magenta cartridge to a new position (the yellow one, I think) and placed the other cartridge in the magenta position.   Guess what!   The light went out in the new magenta position so I replaced the cartridge (even though it was still quite full) and everything has worked perfectly since.



    Holliehead

  • Anonymous Nov 01, 2007

    Putting the cartridge bacck worked for few time, then it gave way, I called the customer service and they are sending me a replacement. hope it works. prety annoying. Hope this can be bypassed.

    suresh

  • jdoggy Mar 23, 2008

    were do i put the ink thing

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I have had the same problem and tried the above nothing, im not very techy and its driving me mad!!


Rosie

Posted on Jan 10, 2008

  • rosie_me Jan 12, 2008

    Do you think this is a fault with cannon printers??

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I am in the same situation. When 'Check Ink' comes up, the yellow cartridge blinks.  If I take it out and put it back again, the printer will work.  Then after a while on idle mode, the problem will show up again.  Pretty annoying.

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Posted on Oct 13, 2007

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