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Hello, when I came back from a longer trip, my Canon printer 6100 makes problems. After starting he only makes 6 beeps and did no printings. In my User manual are an information, that 6 beeps and flashing lights green-yellow means that the printhead is not installed. But it is and black and colours are enaugh inside.
What can I do ?
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Dieter Kaschewski, Madeira/Portugal
DieterKaschewski@Compuserve.de

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If you are getting 6 beeps and the yellow light is flashing 6 times, it usually means that the waste tank is full. This is a large peice of sponge placed at the bottom of the case. It is difficult to get out and I am not aware of replacements being made available from Canon. You will need to wash it.

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Talk to canon. Pray that they fix it.

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