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Cannon MP160 says the ink absorber is almost full to contact service center. The onscreen manual refered me to this website

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  • rray917 Aug 26, 2008

    My MP160 says the ink absorber is full and to contact service. What is this and how do I fix it?





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Really? which onscreen manual? must be a fixya manual..this is available from www.canon.com





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How can i solve ''absober full on pixma mp160.''??


Greetings,

If your ink absorber is reporting full, you need to take it to a Canon service center to have it replaced and have the counters cleared. When you clean your print heads, the ink is stored in this absorber and it gets full over the lifetime of your printer. Go to the following link to locate a nearby service center.

Thanks

http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ServiceLocatorAct&fcategoryid=257&modelid=11993

Apr 18, 2011 | Canon PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet...

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Code error PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet Printer


this error list PIXMA MP160 /150 All-In-One InkJet Printer

CANNON PrintersMP150/MP160 ERROR CODE

E2-2 No paper (ASF)
E3-3 Paper jam
E4 No ink
E5-5 The ink cartridges are not installed or a non-supported inkcartridge is installed ,
or the ink cartridges are notinstalled properly
E8 Waste ink absorber full, or platen waste ink absorber
full

E9 The connected digital camera /video camera does not support Camera
DirectPrinting
E14 The Ink cartridges whosedestination are wrong
E15 Ink cartridge is notinstalled E16 - Ink remaining is unknown
E16 -E19 Failed to scan head alignment sheet
E22 Carriage error
E23 Paper feed error
E24 Purge unit error
E25 ASF(cam) sensor error
E26 Internal temperature riseerror
E27 Waste ink absorberfull or platen waste ink absorber full
E28 Ink cartridge temperaturerise error -
E29 EEPROM error
E33 Paper feed position error
E35 15 USB Host VBUD overcurrent error - USB
E37 17 Abnormal motor driver error
E40 20 Other hardware error
E42 22 Scanner error






on Mar 15, 2008 | Canon PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet...

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What is e 27 and e 8??


Those two are error codes, and they mean the following:

E8 - The waste ink absorber is almost full. Press the OK button to clear the error.
Printing can be done until the waste ink absorber becomes full. If the waste ink absorber becomes full, please contact your local Service Center for replacement of the absorber and machine maintenance.
The waste ink absorber is a part inside the machine, which absorbs ink used in the cleaning operations, etc.

E27 - Manual does not specify what this means, but tells you what you should do: Turn the machine off, and remove the power plug from the outlet. About ten minutes later, plug it in again, and turn the machine on. If the problem is not resolved, the machine may require servicing. Please contact your local Service Center.
You can read more about the error codes on Canon website.

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How to take apart Cannon PIXMA iP3000 to clean the waste absorber


You need to replace the ink absorber kit and to completely disassemble the printer to replace the absorber. Attempting to clean the ink absorber is not recommended. Self servicing the absorber can be a very messy operation. I would check with a Canon repair center to see what the cost to have the servicing done by a trained technician. In some cases, it is cheaper to replace the printer.

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I can't reset my E27 error code on my Cannon MP160


E 27 mean Ink absorber tank is full
Download this link http://www.canon ip ip 1500 service tools.com

Jan 14, 2010 | Canon PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet...

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ERROR E 2 comes up on the little lcd screen when i try to print now.


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ERROR CODE CANNON MP150/MP160

E2 - No paper (ASF)
E3 - Paper jam
E4 - No ink
E5 - The ink cartridges are not installed or a non-supported ink cartridge is installed , or the ink cartridges are not installed properly
E8 - Waste ink absorber full, or platen waste ink absorber full «ОК»)
E9 - The connected digital camera / video camera does not support Camera Direct Printing
E14 - The Ink cartridges whose destination are wrong
E15 - Ink cartridge is not installed
E16 - Ink remaining is unknown
E19 - Failed to scan head alignment sheet
E22 - Carriage error
E23 - Paper feed error
E24 - Purge unit error
E25 - ASF(cam) sensor error
E26 - Internal temperature rise error
E27 - Waste ink absorber full or platen waste ink absorber full
E28 - Ink cartridge temperature rise error -
E29 - EEPROM error
E33 - Paper feed position error
E35 - USB Host VBUD over current error - USB
E37 - Abnormal motor driver error
E40 - Other hardware error
E42 - Scanner error

Oct 26, 2009 | Canon PIXMA MP160 All-In-One Printer

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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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Its appear " The ink absorber is full. Contact the service center."


Inkjet printers have a fibrous pad inside them that collects the waste ink from cleaning the print head. Over time, this pad fills up with ink and can no longer hold any more. When this occurs, the printer indicates a "waste ink full" error.

Replacing the waste ink absorption pads is something an authorized canon service facility can take care of for you.

May 11, 2009 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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How to fix it


the ink absorber MUST be emptied on a regular basis. check this link(for drivers) and follow the Canon links to support and then user manual.

Mar 07, 2008 | Canon PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet...

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Waste tank absorber is almost full ~ message


I've taken this from my manual.
This error message indicates that the ink absorber is nearly full.
The machine has a built-in ink absorber to hold the ink used
during FINE Cartridge cleaning, for example.
You can continue printing by selecting Continue*1
on the display on your camera.
However, because printing is disabled once
the ink absorber becomes completely full
and until the ink absorber is replaced, you
are recommended to contact a Canon
service representative as early as possible.
*1 To resume printing, you can press
[OK] (MP180) / [Black] or [Color] (MP160) on
the machine instead of selecting [Continue].

Feb 13, 2008 | Canon PIXMA MP160 All-In-One InkJet...

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