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The waste ink absorber is nearly full on a Cannon Pixma MP110 printer - how can I change this without resetting the printer software?

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The software won't help, you need a shop to replace the absorber pads and reset the counter thru service mode.

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Cannon Pixma MP110 saying "waste ink absorber nearly full". Has anyone got a solution please. Need one desperately otherwise will have to buy new one and I don't want to as happy with one I've got.


Canon does not have a fix for that one, normally the shop replaces the absorber and resets the counter, but this model is a disposable one. No repair available. During warranty Canon would replace with a new one, after warranty, no parts or service available.

Oct 02, 2009 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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Canon PIXMA MP110 waste absorber is nearly full


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Thanks for using FixYa. Open the cover, move the cartridges to the centre, and then press the pad of absorbent paper towel onto the waste ink pads. You can locate the waste ink pads to the right of the cartridges. This will absorb a lot of ink in the pads and that will remove the warning after you reset the printer waste ink tank counter. You can reset your Canon Printer by following this procedure—

1) With the printer powered off but connected to a power source, press the Power button while pressing and holding the Stop/ Reset button.
2) When the Power is lit, press the Stop/Reset button two times while pressing and holding the Power button.
3) When releasing the Power button and the Stop / Reset button (regardless of order), the printer will move into a service mode. (Waiting for menu selection)
4) When the on/off lights in green, press the Stop/Reset button 4 times for waste ink counter reset.
5) Turn off the printer.( it must be turn off) then turn it on again.

Please do rate the solution and revert for further assistance.

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Sep 11, 2009 | Canon Office Equipment & Supplies

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Waste ink absorber?


Hi. As you have not mentioned the make and model of the printer, I am giving here the procedure to reset waste ink counter applicable to most printers. Hope it helps.
Canon Pixma iP1200, iP1600, iP2200 Resetter
  1. Download software for Canon iP1200, iP1600, 2200 Printers.DOWNLOAD Service Tool Software for Canon Pixma Printer iP1200, iP1600, iP2200
  2. Unzip downloaded file by WinZip, 7Zip, Izarc, etc
  3. Run GeneralTool.exe
  4. Select the connected USB port number from USB PORT
  5. Click LOCK RELEASE, and select the applicable model name in SET DESTINATION
  6. In CLEAR WASTE INK COUNTER, select MAIN or PLATEN. The selected waste ink counter will be reset. MAIN resets the main waste ink counter, PLATEN resets the platen waste ink counter.
If both the main and platen waste ink absorbers are replaced, reset both the main and platen waste ink counters.

If you have a different printer model, then please tell me and I will research that for you. Thanks.

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Waste Ink near full shows on screen. Won't print!


Hi ...

Cannon Pixma MP780 have an absorber and this error is related to this absorber.

This printer has an ink absorber that takes in ink during the printing and print head cleaning processes. The cleaning process is necessary in order to keep the print head nozzles from becoming clogged. Over the life of the printer, the amount of ink that the ink absorber has absorbed is calculated by the printer. Eventually, after substantial use, the printer will enter an error condition when the ink absorber is nearly full. At this point, printing is still possible. Press the <Stop/Reset> button to cancel the error. You will still be able to print for a short period. To protect the printer from damage, you will not be able to print at all once the ink absorber is full.
Canon recommends having the printer serviced before the absorber becomes full. Replacing the ink absorber is a complicated and potentially messy procedure. Even if the ink absorber is successfully changed, the ink absorber counter must be reset.

I would suggest that you take your printer to the nearest cannon service centre and get it repaired.

Don't forget to vote if this helps ... Cheers :)

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cannon printer pixma mp130/110 waste ink absorber is almost full how do i fix it

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Canon pixma MP110 waste ink absorber full


1 - Turn on the printer
2 - press MENù SCAN COPY SCAN (it will enter in service mode)
3 - select TEST MODE
4 - Select PRINTER TEST in TEST MODE
5 - Select EPROOM CLEAR
6 - Select INK COUNT
7 - Press OK
8 - Press the STOP/RESET key and then press the ON/OFF key
9 - Change the waste ink absorber in the printer

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Waste ink absorber is almost full


Try this:
Resetting overflow error code for Printer Canon Pixma MP110
  1. Turn on the printer.
  2. Click Menu, and then Scan, Copy and Scan again. All - entered the service mode.
  3. Select Counter
  4. Click Copy - everything. Waste dropped to zero.
  5. Turn off the printer POWER button.
Good luck

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Canon pixma mp110


Here this step by step to resetting waste ink counter printer Canon Pixma MP110
  1. You will include printer.
  2. press button Menu, then Scan, Copy and again Scan. All - entered into the service regime. 3. Select Counter.
  3. Press button Copy - all Pampers is discarded into zero.
  4. You will turn off printer by button POWER.

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My Cannon Pixma MP110 printer is showing message;- The Waste absorber is full. What can I do to fix this?


Try this
Reset Waste Ink
1) Enter SERVICE MODE.
By pressing Menu, Copy, Scan, Copy, Copy
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 [Set] key.
7) Press the [Stop/Reset] key (returning to the state of 3)), and then press the [ON/OFF] key.

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