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Hi,

The waste ink absorbers are a pair of pads on the sides of the carriage near the bottom of the printer. You need to open up the printer (pop the top off). It is just clipped into place and held by its own pressure (you can usually see how it's held in). Unscrew (if needed) the ink carriage (leave the cartridges in place) and push it out of your way.

Wear gloves and have plenty of newspaper or something handy. Pull the pads out and rinse them clean (running water works well). Blot dry or let them dry in the sun. Use a hair dryer to get the last bit of moisture out if you are in a hurry. Then reassemble the unit. Then reset the counter for the waste ink tank.

To reset the counter:
1 - press resume button and then press power button
2 - realese the resume button and press 2 more times then realese both
3 - press and release resume 4 times and power 2 times...

(under normal use, the waste ink absorber is supposed to register a full counter at the expected end-of-life of the printer. Additional failures may happen soon.)

Please post your feedback and Vote if the problem resovled as per your satisfaction.

Posted on Jul 14, 2010

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SOURCE: My Canon PIXMA iP2000 photo printer Waste Ink Absorber

Hi there try see if this will work

Reset ip2000
1. Turn off printer
2. Hold down Resume button and press Power button.
3. Keep holding down Power button and let Resume button go.
4. Press Resume button 2 times then let BOTH buttons go.
5. Green lights will flash and then stop blinking.
6. When green lights are solid, press the Resume button 4 times.
7. Press the Power button and the printer should turn off, if not,
press the Power button once more.
8. Your printer should respond as normal..


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Posted on Feb 13, 2010

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SOURCE: Canon pixma 150 waste ink absorber full

Hi there
You can try to reset the cartages this may do it Please call back let us know if it worked for you, PLEASE.

But some time when you get the chance do clean the waste tank out.
 

  1. Start with printer off

  2. Press and hold resume Button (triangle in the circle) and click "Power" button. Green led should be on

  3. While holding the Power button, release the Resume Button.

  4. Without releasing the Power Button, click "Resume" button for two times and release Both Buttons.

  5. Click "Resume" for four times then soon click "Power" button, to confirm the selected action (reset counter absorber).

  6. Turn off the printer and turn on again

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Posted on Feb 20, 2010

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