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Blueraen hello! I'm experiencing the same problem as wannabeme82. Right now the Alarm light is constantly blinking orange. The LCD screen keeps flashing, "E . 2 .7" . And when I try to print something message pops up that says, "The ink absorber is full. Contact the service center". I have no idea what or where the ink absorber is, or who to contact to get this fix. Basically the printer is useless at this point. Please help. Thanks

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The ink absorber is a pad located at the bottom of the purge unit if you cannot find a Canon representative i can help you reset to you would be able to use it just follow these steps
-Plug the power cord in
-Press the Power button and hold it down when it lights up press Resume twice still holding down the power button then release both buttons
-Wait momentarily when "0" appears on the display press resume 4 times then press the power button wait about a 2 second then press the power button 2 more times and your printer should be usable again

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