What does it mean when the printer says the ink absorber is almost full?

What does it mean when the printer says the ink absorber is almost full?

The message Ink Absorber Full is an indication that the machines internal ink absorbers are almost full. These ink absorbers are used to hold ink after it has been purged from the print head during the print head cleaning cycles. They can hold enough ink to last the normal expected life of the machine.

How do I go into service mode?

Gain access to this mode by pressing specific keys in rapid succession.

  1. Press and release the “*” key found on the control panel of your Canon copier.
  2. Press the “2” key and the “8” key simultaneously.
  3. Press and release the “*” key again.
  4. Use the control panel keys to navigate through the Service Mode menus.

How do I get my Canon out of service mode?

Press and release the “Reset” button to exit service mode and return to normal operation.

How do you flush a Canon ink cartridge?

Ink Flush

  1. Open Canon IJ Printer Assistant Tool.
  2. Click Ink Flush. When the Ink Flush dialog box opens, select the ink group for which ink flush is to be performed.
  3. Execute ink flush. Make sure that the printer is on and then click Execute.
  4. Complete ink flush.
  5. Check the results.

How to reset the waste ink absorber on a Canon printer?

Resetting the waste ink absorber on a Canon printer can resolve some error codes that appear when turning it on. How to solve the full waste ink pad error message on Canon printers. – Make sure the printer is turned off. – Press and hold the Resume button (triangle inside a circle). – Whilst it is held down, hold down the Power button.

Is the printer ink absorber almost full?

I’ve been getting the ‘alert’ that the Printer Ink Absorber has been almost full for about a year now. It finally told me it WAS full and that I’d have to contact a Canon provider. I thought my old i455 was ready for the scrap heap. I followed your instructions and VOILA! It worked! Many thanks, Carl!

How do I Reset my counter absorber?

Press the Resume button four times and then press the Power button straight after to confirm the selected action (Reset Counter Absorber). Turn off the printer and then turn it on again IT WORKED.

Can a Canon printer be repaired?

I contacted CANON and was told that the printer can not be repaired and should go to recycle centre. What a waste of natural resources! Canon just want to get more business. Is it a Gimmick or Scam? By the way, I opened it up and found that, the ink absorber was not really wet (Never mind FULL).

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