Hii..please help ..i have a problem with printer canon pixma ip1000
I put new ink in my printer twice ,but it writes the ink is running low,i bought a new ink again today,but the same message appears again and the printed pages are not clear at all as if the ink is really low..does my printer drink the ink ??..i don't know what to do and i need it so much to print my research ,please please help.
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Sometimes the Canon printers which use PG-5BK/CL-8 colour cartridges with chips will give error massages like 6502 or other types of error message to do with the cartridges, which has the orange light flashing and the printer will not work. Follow this procedure which quite often resets the printer and allows it to resume printing.
When error is indicated, turn power switch off so green light is extinguished.
First hold down resume button and then hold down power button so both are held down at same time
When green light comes on, continue holding down power button and let resume button go, then press resume button twice. Then let power button go.
Then press resume button four times, power button should be released before doing this.
Wait until printer settles down, if power is off, turn on. If power will not come on, remove power cord from back of printer, then wait 15 seconds before plugging back in again and turn power on. This normally solves the error problem - if not go through same procedure again.
Incidentally, you may find that if the chips had previously been disabled, the low ink warnings are showing again and they will have to be disabled once more. This would indicate that the above procedure clears the firmware memory of the disabling of the chips, this may be useful if you need some warranty work done on your
printer after the chips had been disabled.
1. Unplug AC (and usb just for good measure) 2. Hold Start while plugging in... 3. While still holding Start press Resume twice. 4. This then allows for Removal of Ink Cartridges(if you are past the limit)... a very important step apparently. 5. Now repeat Step 1... Step 2 6. Now press the Resume 4 times (only blinks for 1st two presses !) 7. Should be ready...