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This usually is the problem with after market and refilled cartridges. Usually is does not compromise the printers function, except from the built in canon ink level control. If you can live without that it should be ok. Or get original ones. It may also be caused by ink spills on the electric connections for the cartridge and in the printer. Gently clean it with some suitable electronics cleaner, or even a damp lint free cloth and clean water. You may have to tell the printer or software to ignore the canon error message.

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