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Keep getting warning that waste ink absorber is nearly full

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  • Anonymous Feb 07, 2008

    need to locate wase tank pad

  • sayerdel Mar 27, 2008

    I keep getting the warning "waste ink near full". Is there anything I can do to fix this problem?

  • Pixma MP780 Jul 12, 2008

    After changing ink cartridge, refreshing head and cleaning, the message of: "waste ink tank near full", is displayed. what do I need to do? Please hurry!

  • rleahy Oct 22, 2008

    How to deal with waste ink nearly full message. Can I deal with this myself as service would cost almost as much as a new printer. My printer is a

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I have taken the pads out what do you use to clean the pads/

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Yep your printer is nearing service time. This involves changing the waste ink pads and resetting it.

you could reset the printer without changing the wate ink pads but you risk damaging it

What i do is take the pads out wash them and replace them.

the waste ink pads are the pads the cartridge rest on whan itsn in neutral position

THE SERVICE MANUAL FOR YOUR PRINTER *step by step instructions in repairing it) is here
http://www.nodevice.com/manual/Canon/page15.html

and here

http://www.nodevice.com/manual/newmans/1164257699mp750780smpdf/get13922.html

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Solution: Press the <RESUME/CANCEL> button to clear the error (1700)
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Cannon Pixma MP780 have an absorber and this error is related to this absorber.

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Dear mr perfect,
Few days ago I have answered the same question about this for Canon MP700. Here is my answer:
Waste ink absorber capacity of your printer has rise to about 90-95 %. Tentatively, you can continue printing by pressing STOP/RESET button. When ink absorber capacity reach about 100%, the printer stop working and message 'Waste Ink Tank is Full' appears.
To fix this problem, you need to reset waste ink counter. It strongly recommended that you replace waste ink absorber after resetting waste ink counter.
Here are steps resetting waste ink counter of this printer:
  • With the machine power off, while pressing STOP/RESET button, press and hold the ON/OFF button. (Do not release the buttons).
  • While holding ON/OFF button, release the STOP/RESET button. (Do not release the ON/OFF button).
  • While holding the ON/OFF button, press the STOP/RESET 2 times and then release all buttons. (Each time STOP/RESET is pressed, the alarm LED and COPY lights alternately starting with alarm LED).
  • When the COPY button lights in green, press STOP/RESET button 4 times. (Each time STOP/RESET is pressed, the alarm LED and COPY lights alternately starting with alarm LED).
  • Turn off the printer.
Your printer should work normally now.
Regards,

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