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Waste ink absorber is full on canon i250 printer

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  • Anonymous Jan 15, 2009

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  • Anonymous Jan 18, 2009

    When we try to print , we get a message saying " the waste ink absorber is nearly full" By clicking on print now button on printer it moves to print...but I guess this can't go on for ever... Simply can't see how to get the sponge out to clean.

  • mike_ocallag Jan 31, 2009

    my canon i250 printer will not print. instead it gives a dialog box saying "the waste ink absorber is full. see your service agent" The canon user guide has no mention of "waste ink absorber".

  • Anonymous Feb 20, 2009

    when i use to print the comment is "waste ink absorber is full"how can i fix this problem?



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Guess you might have sorted this by now, but...

Hold down the power button.

Pull out the mains lead.

Plug it back in again still holding down the button.

Now release the button and turn it on again.

You can now print.

You have to do this everytime you turn it on.

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Posted on Mar 02, 2009

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I had the same problem with my i250 and did the reset as discussed by others. This became very annoying ! Then I found the waste absorber pads (I think I did anyway!) situated inside to the far right where the print head rests. This is a small rubber recepticle which pops off. It holds two pads, one under the colour tank and one under the black tank. I cleaned these thoroughly and left to dry then replaced in the machine. Since then I have had no more problems !

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Get your printer serviced so that the technician can clean of the absorber and place it back.

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SOURCE: Reset Waste INk Canon MX318

Waste Ink Counter Reset.
(1) Turn off the printer.
(2) Press and hold the RESUME button, then press and hold the POWER button.
(3) Release the RESUME button, Next press and release the RESUME button two(2) more times in
succession. Note: you are still holding the POWER button). The printer's carriage will "reset"
or move momentarily. If the above was properly performed the printer will enter the
"Service Mode".
(4) Press the RESUME button 4 times, this will select the clear waste ink counter function. The lamp
will alternate (change) color with each key press.
1. Service/Factory test printout, including ink sensor check.
2. EEPROM - Info printout.
3. EEPROM - Initialization.
4. Reset the Waste ink counter.
5. Printer model setting. (More selections beyond this point - However it is best leave them unaltered - You have been warned!)
After selecting the desired mode (eg 4), press the POWER button to "set" the change, and return to the top of the function selection menu. Press the POWER button again to restart the printer.




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SOURCE: printer says ''waste Ink absorber is full'' see service center

This is what the manual says: Ink used for cleaning is absorbed in a waste ink absorber placed in the machine. Press [OK] to cancel the error so that you can continue printing. Once the waste ink absorber becomes completely full, printing cannot be done until the waste ink absorber is replaced.
Canon recommends to contact a Canon service representative as soon as possible.

Posted on Nov 12, 2008

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SOURCE: waste ink absorber full

my printer is very broken in this so absorber full,it make reset manual,can helm me

Posted on Feb 22, 2009

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SOURCE: waste ink absorber full


Try this:
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 I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe
(Wish I was down in your beautiful country!)

Posted on Jun 24, 2009

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