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I am getting a message "CM Ink Empty" can you advise what this means please

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Hi there!
The message CM ink empty means that the cyan/blue and magenta/pink ink cartridges are empty and needs to be replace.
Hope this helps. Thanks

Posted on Mar 31, 2011

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When you open your printer up, by lifting the Scan Cover, you will see lights blinking for the cartridge that is low or is empty.

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Using your printer with an empty ink cartridge is capable of harming your printer, according to Canon Engineers.

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