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Printer won't work, note reads thInk well asborer needs replacing

Printer won't work, note reads Ink well asborer needs replacing

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The waste ink absorbers are a couple of pads at the bottom of the printer. Contact Canon (or a service center) if you want to buy a replacement (not all manufacturers sell them). It can be hard to reach the pads but give it a shot. If you are reusing the pads, rinse them with running water until it runs clean. Then once they are dry, reinstall them and put the printer back together.

Then you need to reset the printer waste ink counter:
With the printer connected to power but not on, press the Power button while holding the Stop/Reset button. When the power light is lit, continue to hold the Power button and press the Stop/Reset twice. Release both button (in any order). The printer will now enter the service mode.
When the green LEDs are lit, press the Stop/Reset button 4 times to get to the Waste ink counter reset. Reset this value. Then press the power button (saves the setting) and then restart the printer.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

Posted on Apr 30, 2010

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