Canon Community Canon Community
 


Reply
Occasional Contributor
Posts: 5
Registered: ‎02-21-2014

Where does ink go during deep cleaning?

Greetings,

 

I am wondering where the ink goes during a deep cleaning? The printer says deep cleaning uses a lot of ink, so it must not go back in the ink cartridge, and it does not print anything. So where does it go and what happens when it fills up?

 

Thanks

Highlighted
Honored Contributor
Posts: 6,220
Registered: ‎11-13-2012

Re: Where does ink go during deep cleaning?

It goes into a device called the waste ink pads, waste ink reservoir or similar name depending on the printer.

 

Depending on the printer the pads are user serviceable or can only be serviced by Canon becasue of major disassembly required.

 

Google waste ink pads for your printer model.

John Hoffman
Conway, NH

1D X, Rebel T5i, Many lenses, Pixma PRO-100, MX472, LR Classic
powered by Lithium

LIKE US on Facebook FOLLOW US on Twitter WATCH US on YouTube CONNECT WITH US on Linkedin WATCH US on Vimeo FOLLOW US on Instagram SHOP CANON at the Canon Online Store
© Canon U.S.A., Inc.   |    Terms of Use   |    Privacy Statement