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John, Computer Science Engineer
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Experience:  CompTIA A+ & Microsoft Certified Professional with 15 years of experience repairing computers and printers.
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Received error message: ink absorber pad is almost full. Can

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received error message: ink absorber pad is almost full. Can I fix this?
JA: Just to clarify, what's the exact make and model of your machine?
Customer: MP 280 series MC-4732-V1.00
JA: What kind of computer are you printing from (Mac or PC)? What Operating System (OS) are you running?
Customer: MAC OS X Ver 10.6.8
JA: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?
Customer: I printed a photo. Usually pics print up really great. This pic was "pale."
JA: Anything else you want the printer expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: Do I have to order a part? Is it an easy "do" for me? You have to know that I am a pretty old (78) ex-teacher, not a techie!
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Printers
Expert:  Louie replied 3 months ago.

Hi and welcome to the site, I’m Louie. Sorry you had to wait awhile but I’ll do my best to help.

Initially, the described concern would ba an internal hardware issue.

Are you then considering a DIY (do-it-yourself) repair approach?

It would both be messy and challenging as the the work requires parts replacement.

For insight, please click HERE though for a different model.