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How to Fix Canon Pixma MP230, MP235, MP236, MP237 error Ink Absorber Full [5B00] [5B01]


Operator Call Errors
Error: The ink absorber becomes almost full.
Error code: Japan: [1700], Others: [1701]
Alarm light flashing: 8 times

Service Call Errors
Cycles of blinking in orange and green: 7 times
Error: Waste ink absorber full
Error code: Japan: [5B00], Others: [5B01]
Conditions: The waste ink absorber becomes full.

Solution: Reset the printer



Reset Canon Pixma MP230, MP235, MP236, MP237 error Ink Absorber Full [5B00] [5B01]


Before resetting, the printer must be in Service Mode.

STEP 1 - Enter Service Mode

Service mode operation procedures:
1)   Turn off a printer
2)   Press and hold the STOP/RESET button
3)   Press and hold the ON button (do not release both buttons)
4)   Release the STOP/RESET button (do not release the ON button)
5)   While holding the ON button, press the STOP/RESET button 5 times, and then release both the ON and STOP/RESET buttons together.

About point 5):
While holding the ON button, press and release the STOP/RESET button 4 times, then press and hold the STOP/RESET buttons, then release both the ON and STOP/RESET buttons together.

Note:
  • To disable the scanner error detection and start the machine in the service mode, Press the STOP/RESET button 6 times and then release both the ON and STOP/RESET buttons together. This allows the service mode to be available and does not include a scanner.
  • When the Power LED lights in green, it means the printer is ready for the service mode operation.
  • If the power LED does not turn green, the printer fails to enter Service Mode. Please, turn off the printer and then repeat Service mode operation procedures.


STEP 2 - Reset error Ink Absorber Full [5B00] [5B01]


Reset error ink absorber full with Service Tool v.3400
 
How to use Canon Service Tool v.3400
  • To reset Canon Pixma MP230, MP235, MP236, MP237 error Ink Absorber Full, use Canon Service Tool v.3400
  • Download Service Tool v.3400
  • Extract file and open Service Tool. If Service Tool can't be open, unplug the USB cable and then open the Service Tool. After the open Service Tool, re-connect USB cable.
  • Load paper A4 or Letter
  • For your reference in servicing, click EEPROM information print before resetting (1)
  • Clear Ink Counter, select MAIN (2) and then click SET (3). After the ink absorber counter is reset, the counter value is printed automatically.
  • Select the destination, Region (4): ASA, AUS, BRA, CHN, CND, EMB, EUR, JPN, KOR, LTN, TWN, USA and then click SET (5)
  • Click EEPROM information print once again after resetting (1).
  • Compare EEPROM information before and after reset.
  • If all goes well, close Service Tool
  • Turn off the printer (wait 10 seconds)
  • Turn on printer and printer ready to use.

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