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Reset Ink levels for canon mx310

Hi i have refill my cartridge and after refilling. I still have the low ink level . The cartridge is printing fine. it is just the low ink level that comes up Can i reset the ink level ? I use the 40 41 cartridge

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I have a similar problem with a Canon MX310 multifunction. I recently got a signal that the color ink was low. I bought a refill kit for both color and black. I refilled the cartridges. I get a message that both carts are low. The printer prints fine in black, but does not print in color. It does not have a resume button on it. There is a stop/reset button on it, but it doesn't seem to respond to your technique.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

David I have a canon printer that i changed the ink in the cartridge and it will NOT print at all.  I am using Mac OS X 10.3 one one computer and Mac OS X 10.4 on the other computer.  Neither will print.  Pixma iP4200

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    Have exactly the same problem. Does anybody have a solution to this?

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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.

8. Press the power button, and wait until printer has shut down.

9. Press power button to power up. The printer will feed one piece of paper, then ask you to set the language.

10. The page counter is now reset! Enjoy.

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    luke_y98 Mar 15, 2013

    how to fix same problem with MX410 printer? Thanks

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    luke_y98 Mar 15, 2013

    I have same problem with MX410, How to fix it? Thanks

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    Donald Mikolajczak Dec 09, 2013

    That did the trick thanks!!! Don't even want to know how you figured that one out!!

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I have the SAME problem.  :(  I also have a new IMAC.  The Cannon MX310 printer was offered with the purchase of the MAC.  I refilled my black ink on Aug 20 and on Aug 26 it said black ink was low and couldn't print. The black ink worked for 6 days. By Aug 26 the color was out too. I took both the 40 & 41 to be checked out today at the cartridge place.  The black ink was full and color ink needed to be filled.  I put both in my printer and went through all the instructions and nothing works.  The yellow error light is still glowing and nothing will let me print.  I'm wondering if it's a MAC problem?  The guy at the cartridge place said he knows it works on XPs.  He told me to purchase a HP printer if I want to get refills to work.

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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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SOURCE: I have a pixma mx310 also

I guess the cartridges can be filled. In my experience, the refill stuff is not what it is cracked up to be. In fact, I have ruined more than a few printers with the off brand ink even though I followed their instructions implicitely.

If $ is a issue, give it a try. On the other hand, to preserve your printer, use (and pay) what the manufacturer requires.

If you Google printer refills, Im certainlyou will find what you are looking for. Still, my advice stands.

I hope this works for you

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