Question about Canon i350 InkJet Printer

1 Answer

Fixed it until I Broke it I350

Canon I350 waste absorber full...googled it read and read then took the printer apart to repair it or rather empty absorber and then reset the printer. Good so far right...nope I know my problem and how to fix it but when I went to put the printer back together I have spare parts...ooppss. 2 small springs and one white plastic thing that all go on to the assembly below where the ink cartridge sits. I can not find a picture or anything so far to help put this together properly. Any help would be very much appreciated.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points


    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.


    An expert who has written 50 answers of more than 400 characters.


    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

  • Expert
  • 103 Answers
Re: Fixed it until I Broke it I350


Good try.. If the printing, Paper Handling, Head Caps, Suctions and Cleaner were not affected, I mean you still can print correctly then it's fine. But you have to locate and fixed it to their exact position for it may cause hardware mechanism irregularities. Remember the module you have dettached before one and another. Springs usually sets on paper handling, anything that swings back and forth and least to tighthening gaps. Hope this helps.

Best regards,
Rosener Guyano

Posted on Feb 06, 2008

Add Your Answer

0 characters

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add


3 Points

Related Questions:

1 Answer

When i try to print i get a message "used ink tank is full" canon i350

This applies to Canon printers but since you did not specify the printer name and model here is the information I have courtesy of Canon's Support Website.


Issue: Alarm / Power light flashes orange 8 times consecutively (Waste Ink Nearly Full Error)
Solution: Press the <RESUME/CANCEL> button to clear the error (1700)

Waste ink absorber error 1700 The printer has a built-in waste ink absorber to hold the ink used during print head cleaning. Eight flashes indicates that this absorber is nearly full.

Press the <RESUME/CANCEL> button on the printer to clear the error, so you can continue the print job. The printer will need to be serviced as soon as possible.

Dec 01, 2009 | Canon Printers & Copiers

1 Answer

I have been getting the following message from my Canon iP90 portable printer: ''Waste Ink absorber is full'' What do I do to fix the problem? Harvey

If you peel apples, the apple-peel becomes "waste", and you put the waste into a bin. When the bin is full, you have to do something, i.e., empty the bin into a composter, or send the bin to the land-fill, or you get another bin.

Similarly, when your printer "wastes" ink, the ink is retained inside the printer, until the waste-absorber unit becomes full.

Take the printer to a qualified technician, to either "empty" the bin, or to "replace" the bin.

Nov 13, 2009 | Canon PIXMA iP90 Mobile Printer

1 Answer

Triangle and ON/OFF switch both flashing. Window reads 'CHECK PRINTER'. What exactly do I check? Window had been reading 'WASTE INK NEARLY FULL' for a fortnight, but I couldn't find out how to deal with...

The waste ink absorber is getting full.
Press the OK button to clear the error.
Printing can be done until the waste ink absorber becomes full. If the waste ink absorber becomes full, please contact your local Service Center for replacement of the absorber and machine maintenance.

The waste ink absorber is a part inside the machine, which absorbs ink used in the cleaning operations, etc.

Nov 09, 2009 | Canon PIXMA MP170 All-In-One InkJet...

1 Answer

Tank absorber full and lights blinking

The POWER Lamp Flashes Orange Eight flashes: Waste ink tank almost full
The printer has a built-in waste ink tank for the ink used during print head cleaning. Eight flashes indicates that the waste ink tank is nearly full. Press the RESUME/CANCEL button to cancel the error so you can continue printing. Before the waste ink tank becomes completely full, contact a Canon service representative.

Canon recommends that you call for service as soon as this error occurs. Once the waste ink tank becomes completely full, printing will no longer be possible.

Sep 14, 2009 | Canon i350 InkJet Printer

1 Answer

Waste full

The waste ink absorber is a piece of sponge that (as its name implies) absorbs waste ink. On many Canon printers it an be removed if you are fairly dextrous. Wash it out and dry it and then refit. It may well be a fiddle but it will go back in.
The difficult bit is resetting the printer so that it knows the absorber is empty.
Do a google on resetting the waste ink warning for your particular printer (it's not the same for every Canon). It's done with various combinations of button pressing and light sequences and generally works first time (though one of mine took 4 or 5 goes before it actually reset).

Jul 26, 2009 | Canon Printers & Copiers

1 Answer

Indicates waste ink absorber is almost full on cannon i9900 print

Inkjet printers have a fibrous pad inside them that collects the waste ink from cleaning the print head. Over time, this pad fills up with ink and can no longer hold any more. When this occurs, the printer indicates a "waste ink full" error.

The waste ink absorption pads cannot be emptied, only replaced.

Replacing the waste ink absorption pads is something an authorized canon service facility can take care of for you. Once they are replaced, it'll be functional again.

May 16, 2009 | Canon i9900 InkJet Photo Printer

2 Answers

Ink waste absorber

Waste absorber is full. Where is the waste ink absorber and how do I empty it?

Apr 08, 2009 | Canon PIXMA iP1600 Printer

1 Answer

Waste ink absorber

You'll always find the wast ink absorber under the printer head after printer head prints and rest, there is a rubber type clip which cleans the head and the ink drips down on the cushion absorber. Disassemble the printer and remove the cushion than dip in the bucket of water until ink dissolves out of the cushion and wash under running tap until clean then dry and finish, put back the item and assemble the printer.

Nov 06, 2008 | Canon Pixma MP450 All-In-One InkJet...

2 Answers

Canon i350 printer waste ink tray full.

according to cannon the Waste ink ABORBER not tank is getting full. To clear this error press resume and print button. But this will only fix your problem if at all for a short time as this is not considered user replaceable part. You can contact canon on line at Good luck

Apr 22, 2006 | Canon i350 InkJet Printer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Canon i350 InkJet Printer Logo

360 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Canon Printers & Copiers Experts


Level 3 Expert

93802 Answers

old marine
old marine

Level 3 Expert

1294 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Are you a Canon Printer and Copier Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides