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Unable to clean

The above message has appeared. i have removed all ink and refitted and switched on / off but to no avail. can you help ?

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Waistinktank is full. You have to replace the tank by a new one and to reset the maintenance menue. Search google for error 46. Warning! Do not only reset the maintenance menue without changing the tank! Ink will flow into the printer!

Posted on Sep 07, 2007

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