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i have a canon pixma MP780 IT SHOWS ...WASTE INK NEAR FULL HOW

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i have a canon pixma MP780
IT SHOWS ...WASTE INK NEAR FULL
HOW DO I GET RID OF THIS MESSAGE?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Printers
Expert:  Michelle replied 3 years ago.

PRINTERCAT :

Hi, this is Michelle and i will be assisting you

PRINTERCAT :

please try the below steps first


please take out the print cartridge


unplug the power cord


clean the golden contacts of the cartridge and printhead with a cotton swab and little alcohol


wait for 2-3 minutes


plug the power cord back in


turn the unit on and reinsert the cartridiges


 


check for functionality


if still the error repeats, turn off the unit....slide the cradle to one corner..now have a look..you will be able to see a sponge


if the unit is within warranty cover, please contact canon to get this sponge replaced.


else if the unit is out of warranty, please take out the sponge, clean it with water...let it dry for few hours...then insert it back in...else you can contact a local repair store a get a new sponge and insert that one in and this error should get fixed


let me know if you have any queries



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Customer:

This happened before and the answear I was given was to select menu

Customer:

but i can not remenber the rest

PRINTERCAT :

ok i will give you the steps for teh reset in case it bworked previously

PRINTERCAT :

give me a moment

Customer:

ok

PRINTERCAT :

do you see a resume button on the printer

Customer:

no

PRINTERCAT :

ok

PRINTERCAT :

try the below

PRINTERCAT :

Press Menu -> Scan -> Copy -> Scan (one at a time in sequence)
Select “TEST MODE”
Select “[8] ETC..”
Select “[4] EEPROM CLEAR”
Select “[1] INK COUNT”
Press the [OK] button.
Press the [Stop/Reset] button (returns you to the TEST MODE sub-menu))
press the [ON/OFF] button (which resets the printer)

Customer:

thank you it works

PRINTERCAT :

great

PRINTERCAT :

please do click accept if the issue has bene resolved

PRINTERCAT :

thanks for choosing just answer

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