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My canon pixma mp130 is telling me that the ink waste absorber is almost full. see manual.i don't seem to have a manual just an quick start guide. what do i do here?

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  • kim_harri220 Feb 03, 2010

    so what's the fix it yourself solution exactly.
    the reset information is widely available but nobody seems to be able to tell me how to clean this pad or even hazard a try.

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Hi There
How To Reset Waste Ink Canon Pixma MP130

The waste ink take is actually just a felt pad that sits under the printer mechanism inside the case and absorbs the ink from your cleanings.
From what I gather, it’s both a time consuming and expensive proposition to take to Canon to fix.
And they won't tell people how to do it themselves.

Remember of course, you've got to cycle the cleaning process a huge amount of times to get this to occur.

But when it does, there is a fix-it-yourself solution that is both safe and effective for the printer, and free.
You have to be slightly mechanical to do this.
If you you've never used a screwdriver and are all thumbs, but give it a shot or give it to someone halfway coordinated to do this for you.

You may RESET the printer code first if you like or do it after you clean the pad

Here this step by step to resetting waste ink counter printer Canon Pixma MP130

1.You will include printer
2. Press button MENU, then SCAN, COPY and again SCAN - they entered
into the service regime
3. Select NVRAM ACCESS and further BY OK.
4. Select SET Abs- m level and advance value equal to zero
5. Select SET Abs- r level (if there is) and also you will establish into zero
6. You will turn off printer by button POWER.

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    You wecome and thaks for coming back. All the best

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To reset waste ink counter:
Press Menu-Scan-Copy-Scan to enter service menu.
Use arrow keys to scroll to "Service menu counter access".
Press OK.
Use arrow keys to scroll to "ABS-M DOT COUNT"
Press Copy.
Use arrow keys to reset count to zero.
Press OK.
Press Stop/Reset.

OR

turn on the printer press menu
press scan, copy, scan to enter service mode
use> to get to nvram
set ABS-M level to 0
Set ABS-P level to 0
Press stop to exit..........Done

I hope this help!

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To reset waste ink counter:
Press Menu-Scan-Copy-Scan to enter service menu.
Use arrow keys to scroll to "Service menu counter access".
Press OK.
Use arrow keys to scroll to "ABS-M DOT COUNT"
Press Copy.
Use arrow keys to reset count to zero.
Press OK.
Press Stop/Reset.

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"The waste ink absorber is almost full" message?


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)
2) Select TEST MODE.
3) Enter NVRAM ACCESS
4) Select SET ABS-M LEVEL TO 0
5) Select OK
6) Keep selecting OK untill you leave the TEST MODE

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."

As I mentioned before, I have not found any way or procedure to empty or replace the waste ink absorber nor the necesary replacement part.

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Waste ink asborber i almost full... how do I fix


I am providing you with a link that will provide you with everything you could possibly need as the owner of this printer. This link on Canon's Web site will give you access to user guides/manual, driver and software downloads, support, specs for the system and much, much more.

http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ModelInfoAct&tabact=SupportDetailTabAct&fcategoryid=238&modelid=10442

This link will take you directly to the Support & Service tab on the Canon Pixma MP130 page.
(If not, simply click the tab labeled Support & Service).
Type "waste ink absorber" in the text box then click Search.

Click 1. ERROR LCD: WASTE INK NEAR FULL which will result in 4 solutions to this problem:
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  • Press ON/OFF switch to reset the multifunction device
  • The mp130 may require repair
  • The mp130 may require repair
Try 1 and 2 first. You must click on the solution to view the details.

This should also be helpful in the future event that you may need to download drivers or access the manual to troubleshoot/fix an issue. Drivers and Guides can be downloaded from the Drivers & Software tab.

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You can try this solution for the waste Ink Absorber:

Issue: ERROR LCD: WASTE INK NEAR FULL
Solution: Press ON/OFF switch to reset the multifunction device

Reset the device when it is not functioning properly. If the device is not functioning properly or to clear memory, reset it.
  1. On the operator panel, press and hold the <ON/OFF> button for one second. (The display will go blank.)

    Note: It may be necessary to unplug the power cord if pressing the ON/OFF button does not shut off the printer.

  2. Wait approximately ten seconds and then press the <ON/OFF> button again.

  3. Wait until the device has completed its cycling process before submitting another job request.

You can also follow this link to the MP130 page on canon's Web site: http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ModelInfoAct&tabact=SupportDetailTabAct&fcategoryid=238&modelid=10442 to download a user guides, drivers, views specs, as well as receive support and service. To search Canon's knowledge base for a solution, you need to type "waste ink absorber" in the text box on the Support & Service tab. Click Search then click ERROR LCD: WASTE INK NEAR FULL. You will be given 4 possible solutions. The one that I provided above is #2.

You can also download the user guide (if this is a windows system, you will download the user guide from the Software & Service tab. Click that tab then select your operating system. Scroll down to the table labeled Guides and Manuals then scroll down to find the Pixma MP130 User's Guide and click on the (.exe) file name. The file is compressed and by running it on your system, the guide will be decompressed and installed.

Hopefully this solution assists you with the waste ink absorber issue as well as the other issues that you're experiencing with this printer.


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The waste ink absorber is almost full. Press [OK] to continue but early replacement recommended. <See manual>
WASTE INK NEAR FULL The printer has a built-in waste ink absorber to hold the ink used during print head cleaning, for example. This error message indicates that the waste ink absorber is nearly full.
Press the OK button to cancel the error so you can continue printing.
Before the waste ink absorber becomes completely full, contact a Canon1.gif service representative. (You will need to replace a particular part of the printer.) Canon recommends that you call for service as soon as this error occurs. Once the waste ink absorber becomes completely full, printing cannot be performed until the Waste ink tank is replaced.

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