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How to empty Canon iP 1700 waste ink absorber

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  • ferg909 Aug 30, 2010

    Rylee: I'm sorry but nothing has worked. I tried to soak up the ink with paper towels, Kleenex,and Q-tips.It seemed fairly dry bu would not print after I tried the resetting procedure multiple times. Fergy

  • ferg909 Aug 30, 2010

    Need to know how to remove and replace ink absorber pads. Tried tweezers and pads won't budge.

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Hi


Thanks for using FixYa. To empty/reset waste ink absorber: Open the cover, move the cartridges to the centre, and then press the pad of absorbent paper towel onto the waste ink pads. You can locate the waste ink pads to the right of the cartridges. This will absorb a lot of ink in the pads and that will remove the warning after you reset the printer waste ink tank counter. You can reset your Canon Printer by following this procedure—

1) With the printer powered off but connected to a power source, press the Power button while pressing and holding the Stop/ Reset button.
2) When the Power is lit, press the Stop/Reset button two times while pressing and holding the Power button.
3) When releasing the Power button and the Stop/Reset button (regardless of order), the printer will move into a service mode. (Waiting for menu selection)
4) When the on/off lights in green, press the Stop/Reset button 4 times for waste ink counter reset.
5) Turn off the printer. (It must be turn off) then turn it on again.


If still the issue is not resolved then you'll have to take the waster ink pads out and let it remain soaked up in hot water for 8-10hrs. Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


Thanks
Rylee

Posted on Aug 29, 2010

  • Rylee Smith
    Rylee Smith Aug 30, 2010

    If this did not work then you'll have to replace the waste ink absorber pads.

  • ferg909 Aug 30, 2010

    Rylee: Please tell me :1.How do I take the present ink absorber pads out? I've tried with tweezers and they don't budge. 2. Who supplies replacemnent ink absorber pads?

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SOURCE: how to remove a waste ink absorber in a IP pixma

It remove only OEM software.Search www.canon service tools.com.

Posted on Dec 27, 2009

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SOURCE: Canon Pixma ip 1200 waste ink absorber full how do

Hi there
This is only some thing you can try, and if it works please can you let me know so I can tell others so can use it.

Waste Ink Tank Reset
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

If this not work you will need to look for IP-Tools on the net to download.

The inkpads are inside the printer and will need to take it apart to get them out to clean, or take it to the shop for them to do.
All the best Pineworks

Posted on Mar 29, 2010

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