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Clean hp printer waste ink reservoir and pads B209a

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Printer Not Align

Pls replace the printer en-coder strip, after that check it will solved automatically.

Posted on Apr 02, 2008


SOURCE: How to remove the top of the 952c to get to the ink reservoir.

HP 952c = Deskjet Printer
Like ALL HP deskjets of this design:
Turn Printer ON (allow for test cycle), then lift top hinged panel.
Print cartridges will be parked in protected area to the right.
When top panel is lifted, they will move out for easy access.
They will NOT move out if printer is OFF.
So Please turn ON as first step.
Best to install new cartridges as opposed to cleaning.
If cleaning, utilize software option for clogged cartridges.
If they are leaking, replace them with new cartridges.
All this is available on HP web site.

Posted on Sep 30, 2008

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SOURCE: Ink spillage from HP G55 - is there a reservoir in there?

The ink could of come from a cartridge that was stuck open or the printer held the cartridge open. Of it was the cartridge itself once you changed it that problem was fixed. If it was the printer it may or may not happen again. It could be just a fluke thing and never happen again. The main problem in trying to repair is if it is not doing it at the time you are trying to repair you'll never find it. As they say if it's not broke don't fix it. Unfornatly that applies here. Sorry!

Posted on Oct 02, 2009

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SOURCE: My HP Business Inkjet 1200 printer always prints

Some of print heads may be failed.First clean very well the contacts on the print heads and printer using piece of cotton and some alcohol.If not help look which color don't print and replace that print head.

Posted on Nov 16, 2009

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SOURCE: my hp d2360 has several

Did you refill the cartridges? If yes, you seem to much inkrefill. When hp refilled cartridges, respiratory holes must beclosed as usual. The hole should not be sealed but should notbe too loose. If too tight, the ink will not come out, if too loose,ink will flood because the force of gravity. At the time of printing, and emerging gaps, try to head off and check the bottom of the head is the ink floods.

Posted on Jan 03, 2011

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Unless you have cleaned the waste ink reservoir and ink pad, don't! best to get it serviced, if you have managed to clean out the pad and reservoir, there are programs available online that you download that will reset it.

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Assuming that you have already removed the Waste ink pad from your printer. Place it in hot running water and i mean lots of water. when you think enough of the ink has been cleaned, start squeezing the waste ink pad in the running water do this until no more ink comes out and the pad is White in color. Replace it your printer and you are good to go.

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Every time I had this problem it was the printer head. Try removing the cartridges, then the printer head. Be sure the head is seated firmly. Try printing again. The printer head expires long before it's suppose to so don't be surprised if this is the problem.

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Look at this link for the app to reset the waste pad ink counter, and the video helps too; remeber to clean your waste ink pad because it can spill ink to your desk in a extreme case; you need to open your printer to clean the waste ink pad; search for instructions online.
PD: I have reset my counter six times and cleaned the waste ink pad two times; after six years I keep using my printer correctly.

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Sign showing Waste Ink Absorber is almost full. What should I do?

It means that your well used printer has reached the point that it needs maintenance: your printer waste ink pads and reservoir need to be removed and cleaned/replaced AND the internal counter reset.

It is 'officially' recommneded that you take your printer to Canon prnter service centre but I think that buying a new cheap printer would be a cheaper option!

You an also try to maintain and fix the problem your printer yourself: resetting the counter is 'relatively' simple (by going to the Service menu) BUT YOU MUST clean the waste ink pads and reservoir or RISK A MAJOR INK OVEFLOW DISASTER.

If you want to do it yourself, just Google for 'MP150 Waste ink counter' ....

Hope it helps!

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It means that the pad that absorbs the ink when the heads are cleaned is full and if you use it more it will spill the ink over your desk. The official way to deal with that is to take the printer to a dealer and they will clean the absorbing pad and reset the warning.
You can do both yourself:
1 - to clean the ink pad: remove the cartridges and unplug the combo - the carousel should remain in the middle, leaving the pad in the right side visible; take the printer to your sink and pour water over it thru a pipe (try not to splash it everywhere) until the pad becomes white and the water that flows out colourless; allow it to dry thoroughly (at least 2 days in a hot environment).
2 - Reset the Waste Ink Volume Counter
1) Press Menu + Copy + # to enter SERVICE MODE.
2) Select TEST MODE.
3) Select 8 - PRINTER TEST in TEST MODE.
4) Select 3 - EEPROM CLEAR.
5) Select 0 - INK COUNT.
6) Press the OK key.
7) Press the Stop/Reset key (returning to the state of 3) and then press the ON/OFF key.

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You need to reset the ink pad counter. This free utility should do it:

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