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Canon MP170 printer

I have a Canon MP170 for a couple of years. Recently it has started refusing refilled cartridges by Cartridge World.

Even turning off the ink checker didn't solve the problem.

All I get is a message telling me the cartidges cannot be identified and offering to cancel printing.

Anyone got any ideas to solve this problem

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Recently I changed the cartridges for another pair of newly refilled cartridges and turned off the ink checker and now it works fine. However the original refilled cartidges also worked fine for a while before blocking printing occured even with the ink checker turned off.
I am aware the ink sponge can be a problem.
Thanks for trying

Posted on Jul 04, 2008

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I HAD THE SAME PROBLEM WITH THIS SAME PRINTER THE ANSWER IS THE INK OVER FLOW SPONGE IN SIDE THE PRINTER IS MOST LIKELY FULL NEED TO BE CLEANED OUT

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hi

 

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if that happens you can return it to the shop were you bought it and demand for a replacement cause most of manufacterer have warranties for their products...

 

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