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Canon MPC 190 Imageglass printer

The printer's alarm button keeps flashing and the screen diplays that the
waste ink tank is full. No matter what I try, I am unable to print anything
at all. Please advice me on how to empty the waste ink tank so that I can
use my printer asap. Thank you.

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  • Anonymous May 11, 2008

    RE: Canon MPC 190. Tried to follow directions to clear "Waste tank near full message" but screen has different messages after following instructions. O.K.'d no.8 and now screen shows "Suction 0" and machine is locked up! Would someone be kind enough to offer advice please - naturally this is occurring when I've got an urgent job on a Sunday!

  • Anonymous Jan 04, 2009

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Colour ink not working

Posted on Apr 10, 2008

Hi, taken from here: http://www.fixyourownprinter.com/forums/printer/27470

1. Press MENU COPY SCAN COPY COPY

2. This will take you to TEST MODE

3. Use the + key to take you through to PRINTER TEST (option 8)(if you go past, either keep keying the +, or you can use the - to take you back)

4. Ensure that it shows 8-3 on the screen. This is EEPROM CLEAR

5. Press OK

6. It will show 0 INK COUNT

7. Press OK

8. Press the STOP/RESET button

9. Press the ON/OFF button

10. The printer won't turn off, but will "reset" itself (or something).

I'm not sure what this does, but it gets rid of the "WASTE INK NEAR FULL" message and you should be able to print again with no problem.

Posted on Mar 15, 2008

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