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Canon mx310 I refilled a empty printer cartridge pg40 black and cl41 color now the printer shows a message low on ink it does print but it is unable to recieve faxs as it says low on ink. Pls help

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Canon cartridges have an intelligent chipset to prevent them from being refilled. To have them working properly you need to reset the chipset.
Try the software on this link.
If the above did not work you will need to use a cartridge chip resetter if you want to refill your cartridge.

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Did you change your cartridge with brand new one or refilled one??

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This is the method how printer measures the ink level.

1. Each cartridge has a serial number.
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3. And the printer starts to count the printing document.
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How to reset Canon MX310 printer low ink signal

1. Power off the printer.

2. Holding the stop/reset button, press and hold power button also. Hold both buttons together for 5 secs.

3. Still holding the power button, release the stop/reset buton, then press the stop/reset button twice.

4. Release power button (the screen should now say 'Service Mode').

5. Wait until the power button lights steady green, then press the stop/reset button three times with a 3 sec space between each press. On the 3rd press the indicator should turn steady orange.

6. Press the power button once, (the orange light should go off).

7. Open the printer and remove both cartridges. Wait for 10 seconds. Replace the cartridges and close printer. Wait for 30 seconds.

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To Reset the Canon Cartridges Works 100%

Power off the printer
Hold the stop/reset button then press and hold power (for 5 secs)
Hold Power and release the stop/reset button
Press the stop/reset button twice
Relase power button
Wait until the power button lights a steady/still green, press the stop/reset button three times with a 3 sec space between each press.
On the 3rd press the inicator should be orange.
Press the power button to set data
To set data remove cartridges then replace.
leave for 20 or 30 secs
Press the power button again to shut down
Then press power button to power up.
The printer will feed one piece of paper through
then set language and counrty.
Then ink should be reset
Any problems contact me on charmed_halliwell@hotmail.co.uk

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