Question about Canon PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Ink absorber I have a canon pixma mp-160 and E27 is flashing on it and I cant print so i have one big paper weight. how can i reset the machine to allow me to print again. Please let me know at astone037@msn.com thank you for any assistance.

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E27 = Waste ink absorber full or platen waste ink absorber full
Reset Your printer.
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Hold the button "Resume" (red circle in the triangle), add a printer (click "Power") - an indicator light green.
Hold the "Power" button, release the button "Resume".
Not releasing the "Power" button, double click "Resume" and release both buttons.
Four times click "Resume"
Once you click "Power", to confirm the selected action (reset counter absorber). To disable the printer "Power" button to click again.

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Follow this instruction:

1) With the printer powered off but connected to a power source, press the Power button while pressing and holding
the Stop/ Reset button.
2) When the Power is lit, press the Stop/Reset button two times while pressing and holding the Power button.
3) When releasing the Power button and the Stop / Reset button (regardless of order), the printer will move into a
service mode. (Waiting for menu selection)
4) When the on/off lights in green, press the Stop/Reset button the specified number of time(s) according to the
function listed in the table below.(Each time the Stop/Reset button is pressed, the LED lights alternately in
orange and green, starting with orange.)note: press 4 times for waste ink counter reset.

The number of the Reset
button pressing
LED Function Remarks
0 time Green Power off

1 time Orange Service pattern print
2 times Green EEPROM print
3 times Orange EEPROM reset
4 times Green Waste ink counter reset

5) Turn off the printer.( it must be turn off)
then turn it on again.

Posted on Oct 06, 2009

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