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Waste Ink Absorber

My printer displays that "the waste ink absorber is almost full." I contacted my local store and they said to go to Cannon and there was a download to fix this problem and that there was no replacement part?????

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    I emptied the waste ink tank cleaned and dried the absorbers bjut do not know how to reset the alarm or counter

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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 LED is lit, press the StoplReset button two times while pressing and holding the Power button.
3) When releasing the Power button and the Stop 1 Reset button (regardless of order), the printer will move into a service mode. (Waiting for menu selection)
4) When the LED lights in green, press the StoplReset button the specified number of time(s) according to the function listed in the table below.(Each time the StoplReset button is pressed', the LED lights alternately in orange and green, starting with orange.)
4 times
Green
Waste ink counter reset
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