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Waste Ink Full

Hi. Can someone please help me find a way to reset my printer? None of the Cannon examples for restting are appropriate for my problem as I don't have a reset button. If there is no solution, would you please advise me where I can get it fixed in Birmingham - as cheaply as possible please?!!!!

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    The printer doesn't work b/c it says it has a 'waste absorber ink almost full' -flashing. I have tried to restart, unplug, etc. and nothing works. Now the printer is saying, 'check printer' and when I open it up even the ink cartridges do not move which they would normally do to slide over so they can be changed.

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There is a Service Mode override .. however eventually the 'waste ink' pad will overflow and coat your guide rollers etc. so it might be a good idea to replace it.

Check here for service codes
http://www.fixyourownprinter.com/forums/inkjet/15284

Posted on Apr 14, 2008

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