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Ink cartridge problem

Ink cartrdges were replaced with all new Canon cartridges and the prnter will not recognize the No. 2 Cartridge.  The printer is useless and the $50.00 to replace the cartridges was a waste of money.  Please advise..


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  • vohoman May 03, 2008

    hi,



    the tank lights are blinking.i replaced 2 of them with full ones but it doesnt work



    sincerely,

    vohoman

  • Anonymous Jun 08, 2008

    I, too, replaced all ink cartridges and I still get "The following ink tank cannot be recognized."  Canon is sending me more ink cartridges to try, since it is still under warranty, but I  don't think that will work either.  Lousy copier for the money!

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You may find that doing a clean and alignment assists with this problem.




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