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Empty it replace with new tank.

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Canon pixma mp130 waste ink tank almost full how do I empty it


Hi There
How To Reset Waste Ink Canon Pixma MP130

The waste ink take is actually just a felt pad that sits under the printer mechanism inside the case and absorbs the ink from your cleanings.
From what I gather, it’s both a time consuming and expensive proposition to take to Canon to fix.
And they won't tell people how to do it themselves.

Remember of course, you've got to cycle the cleaning process a huge amount of times to get this to occur.

But when it does, there is a fix-it-yourself solution that is both safe and effective for the printer, and free.
You have to be slightly mechanical to do this.
If you you've never used a screwdriver and are all thumbs, but give it a shot or give it to someone halfway coordinated to do this for you.

You may RESET the printer code first if you like or do it after you clean the pad

Here this step by step to resetting waste ink counter printer Canon Pixma MP130

1.You will include printer
2. Press button MENU, then SCAN, COPY and again SCAN - they entered
into the service regime
3. Select NVRAM ACCESS and further BY OK.
4. Select SET Abs- m level and advance value equal to zero
5. Select SET Abs- r level (if there is) and also you will establish into zero
6. You will turn off printer by button POWER.

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All The Best: Pineworks

Oct 25, 2009 | Canon PIXMA MP130 All-In-One InkJet...

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"The waste ink absorber is almost full" message?


This applies to the CANON PIXMA MP130 and other ink-jets made by Canon/Pixma.

According to the user's manual, "Ink used to clean the print head is absorbed by the waste ink tank. When this message is displayed, the waste ink tank needs to be replaced, or the machine requires maintenance". There is no information about how to replace or empty the waste ink tank.

In any case, you can try the following to clear up the error, but eventually you'll need the waste tank to be emptied or replaced. And as far as I know, you can't find the replacement parts to buy, nor the instructions to empty the waste tank.

Turn on your MP130.
1) After that press: Menu - Scan - Copy - Scan or Menu-Copy-Scan-Copy-Copy in some models, it depends on the date it was produced)
2) Select TEST MODE.
3) Enter NVRAM ACCESS
4) Select SET ABS-M LEVEL TO 0
5) Select OK
6) Keep selecting OK untill you leave the TEST MODE

Then turn it OFF and again ON. Check if the error message is still there.
The following is taken from the Canon website, regarding this specific error:

"Canon recommends having the printer serviced before the absorber becomes full. We are aware that there are many "do-it-yourself" Web sites that offer instructions for making this repair. Replacing the ink absorber is a complicated and potentially messy procedure. Even if the ink absorber is successfully changed, the ink absorber counter must be reset. Be aware that if you attempt this procedure, it is at your own risk."

As I mentioned before, I have not found any way or procedure to empty or replace the waste ink absorber nor the necesary replacement part.

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Message-the waste ink absorber is almost full on pixma MP130


That is usually Canon's sneaky way of telling you that is nearing time to buy new printer. Used on older machines without chips on cartriges. After "almost full" msg, usually follows "waste ink tank full" after which printer becomes unusable. Solution: Google "waste ink tank full" reset tool and run it, that should do the thing.

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At first I was getting the message to check the ink waste and then I got the message the ink waste tank is full and now it reads check printer 5600. what does it mean and what do I do, toss it in the...


Waste ink amount
setting
EEPROM settings)
- At logic board replacement To set the waste ink amount to the
waste ink counter.
None.
Perform in the
service mode.
1min

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Cannon printer, model PIXMA MP130/110, waste ink absorber is full


cannon printer pixma mp130/110 waste ink absorber is almost full how do i fix it

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Waste ink asborber i almost full... how do I fix


I am providing you with a link that will provide you with everything you could possibly need as the owner of this printer. This link on Canon's Web site will give you access to user guides/manual, driver and software downloads, support, specs for the system and much, much more.

http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ModelInfoAct&tabact=SupportDetailTabAct&fcategoryid=238&modelid=10442

This link will take you directly to the Support & Service tab on the Canon Pixma MP130 page.
(If not, simply click the tab labeled Support & Service).
Type "waste ink absorber" in the text box then click Search.

Click 1. ERROR LCD: WASTE INK NEAR FULL which will result in 4 solutions to this problem:
  • Ink absorber replacement options - mp130
  • Press ON/OFF switch to reset the multifunction device
  • The mp130 may require repair
  • The mp130 may require repair
Try 1 and 2 first. You must click on the solution to view the details.

This should also be helpful in the future event that you may need to download drivers or access the manual to troubleshoot/fix an issue. Drivers and Guides can be downloaded from the Drivers & Software tab.

Hope this helps! Share your experience by rating this solution.

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Waste ink absorber near full PIXMA MP130


Take paper towel and absorb the excess ink from the tray, including  cleaning of the electricial contacts that she excess ink in tray.

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Waste ink


yeah try this.
Reset Waste Ink
1) Enter SERVICE MODE.
By pressing Menu, Copy, Scan, Copy, Copy
2) Select TEST MODE.
3) Select [8] PRINTER TEST in TEST MODE.
4) Select 3. [EEPROM CLEAR].
5) Select 0. [INK COUNT].
6) Press the [Set] key.
7) Press the [Stop/Reset] key (returning to the state of 3)), and then press the [ON/OFF] key.

Jun 27, 2008 | Canon PIXMA MP130 All-In-One InkJet...

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Canon MP130


0.gif Re: CANON WASTE TANK RESET CODES for Canon MP130 by tac (2/15/07 1:52 PM) reply + / - CANON MP130

Discharge of the code of the error of the overcrowding of sump - "pampersa"

1. You will include printer.
2. press button MENU, then SCAN, COPY and again SCAN - they entered into the service regime.
3. select NVRAM ACCESS and further BY OK.
4. select SET Abs- m level and advance value equal to zero.
5. select SET Abs- r level (if there is) and also you will establish into zero.
6. you will turn off printer by button POWER.

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The waste ink disposal is almost full and it won't print


The waste ink absorber is almost full. Press [OK] to continue but early replacement recommended. <See manual>
WASTE INK NEAR FULL The printer has a built-in waste ink absorber to hold the ink used during print head cleaning, for example. This error message indicates that the waste ink absorber is nearly full.
Press the OK button to cancel the error so you can continue printing.
Before the waste ink absorber becomes completely full, contact a Canon1.gif service representative. (You will need to replace a particular part of the printer.) Canon recommends that you call for service as soon as this error occurs. Once the waste ink absorber becomes completely full, printing cannot be performed until the Waste ink tank is replaced.

this answer is directly from canon

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