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Error Message "Waste Ink Tank Full" message - how do I resolve this?

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  • Raymond Raymond Jan 19, 2008

    IHAVE SAME PROBLEM ! CAN ANY PLEASE HELP ME TOOO . INK WASTE

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Use this tool to reset the waste ink

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Posted on Jan 20, 2008

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The following site tells you how to reset mp150/mp160 errors:

http://printertools.blogspot.com/2007/10/canon-mp150-reset-codes.html

This just resets the error message - it does not remove excess ink from the waste tank!

Posted on Jan 20, 2008

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Contact Canon support ot refer to
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Posted on Jan 16, 2008

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Canon Error Codes
L5000,5500,7000,8000: To enter service mode Data Registration, #, Ram Clear is under #8 clear
Faxphone 20 ram clear
Turn off the power switch
Turn off the memory protect switch (located on the bottom of the machine)
Turn the power on
Press function # 2 0 start
Turn the power switch off
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Fax L770 fuser gear wears out easily under heavy usage. White gear with 2 sets of teeth.
Inkjet models such as the B160 will hold faxes in memory and refuse to print if excess ink has accumulated on the pad under the cartridge's nose. Remove the cartridge and wipe up excess ink with a cotton swab.

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This may be worth a try
Canon S9000, S300, S400, i550, i560, i850, i860, i865, i9100, i9950, PIXMA iP3000 above,
1. Turn off printer
2. Hold down Resume button and press Power button.
3. Keep holding down Power button and let Resume button go.
4. Press Resume button 2 times then let BOTH buttons go.
5. Green lights will flash and then stop blinking.
6. When green lights are solid, press the Resume button 4 times.
7. Press the Power button and the printer should turn off, if not, press the Power button once more.
8. Your printer should respond as normal.

Posted on Jul 03, 2008

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Hi,

The reset procedure for the same is explained below :-

The absorber is a small sponge like pad inside the machine underneath the ink cartridge cradle. It sits underneath the cradle when the cradle is all the way to the right inside the machine. To fix this problem that pad needs to be replaced. Some machines will have a tank instead of the sponge. It is located in the same place. To fix that you would sinply need to remove it and then empty out the tank.There is no step by step guide to do this you would need to dissasemble the entire machine if it is a tank and not a sponge. If this is the first time it has ever occurred you can simply reset the error as there are normally 2 tanks. To reset it follow these steps.

1) Press the following keys in sequence: Copy-Menu-Scan-Copy-Scan.
The display will say:
SERVICE MODE
#1 SSSW

2) Press the > key (also labeled +) six times.
The display will say:
SERVICE MODE
#7 PRINTER

3) Press OK.
The display will say:
#7 PRINTER
#1 SSSW

4) Press the > key (also labeled +) four times.
The display will say:
#7 PRINTER
#5 INK ABS CAPA

5) Press OK.
The display will say:
SUCTION
XX (where XX is how full the waste ink tank is as an integer percentage)

6) Change the XX to 0 by entering 0.
The display will say:
SUCTION
0

7) Press OK.
The display will momentarily say:
SUCTION
DATA ENTRY OK
and then will quickly change to:
#7 PRINTER
#6 CDR ADJUST

8) Press the Stop/Reset button


If that doesn't resolve the problem, you need to get the printer serviced for the same.

Let me know,if needed further assistance.

Hope i helped you.

Thanks for using ' Fixya ' and have a nice day!!

Posted on Apr 16, 2011

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This applies to the CANON PIXMA MP130 and other ink-jets made by Canon/Pixma.

According to the user's manual, "Ink used to clean the print head is absorbed by the waste ink tank. When this message is displayed, the waste ink tank needs to be replaced, or the machine requires maintenance". There is no information about how to replace or empty the waste ink tank.

In any case, you can try the following to clear up the error, but eventually you'll need the waste tank to be emptied or replaced. And as far as I know, you can't find the replacement parts to buy, nor the instructions to empty the waste tank.

Turn on your MP130.
1) After that press: Menu - Scan - Copy - Scan or Menu-Copy-Scan-Copy-Copy in some models, it depends on the date it was produced)
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Then turn it OFF and again ON. Check if the error message is still there.
The following is taken from the Canon website, regarding this specific error:

"Canon recommends having the printer serviced before the absorber becomes full. We are aware that there are many "do-it-yourself" Web sites that offer instructions for making this repair. 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. Be aware that if you attempt this procedure, it is at your own risk."

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According to the user's manual, "Ink used to clean the print head is absorbed by the waste ink tank. When this message is displayed, the waste ink tank needs to be replaced, or the machine requires maintenance". There is no information about how to replace or empty the waste ink tank.

In any case, you can try the following to clear upo the error, but eventually you'll need the waste tank to be emptied or replaced.

Turn on your MP130.
1) After that press: Menu - Scan - Copy - Scan or Menu-Copy-Scan-Copy-Copy in some models, it depends on the date it was produced)
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