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Problem with my canon printer IP1500

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when i want to print, my printer show me a message telling me that "the ink waste absorber is full. contact the service center for the replacement of the ink absorber" & now it doesnt print at all.
Im seeking ur helpe plz, if there is anything that can I do or if there is any prgrame that can helpe me, plz send it to me.
thank u very much
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You have a few choices before you start....

1) do the above proceedure and spend some time.
2) take the printer to cannon and spend some money.
3) buy a new printer and spend some money.
STEP 1:
- Disconnect printer from AC power

STEP 2:
- Press and HOLD the POWER button, and
connect printer to AC power

This simple power off procedure worked on my IP1500!

Cleaning the absorber was also easy. Power up with the cover open until the head moves to the left side then disconnect the power cord so the head is now positioned away from the pads.
The two pads can be lifted up easily with a pair of sharp tweezers then rinsed in running water. They will become white again and can be blotted with paper napkins then air dried in a warm location (I used an industrial oven set to 40°C). The wells in the rubber holder can be cleaned with cotton swabs before returning the two pads (left side first, then press down the right side).

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