Press the RESUME/CANCEL button to clear the error (1700)

Article ID: ART161347 | Date published: 06/09/2015 | Date last updated: 03/16/2022


Press the RESUME/CANCEL button to clear the error (1700)


Waste ink absorber error 1700

The printer has a built-in waste ink absorber to hold the ink used during print head cleaning. Eight flashes indicates that this absorber is nearly full.

Press the RESUME/CANCEL button on the printer to clear the error, so you can continue the print job. Once the ink absorber becomes full, you will have the following options:

There are two options currently available to you.

  1. Warranty Service – If you are within the 1-year manufacturer’s warranty and have your proof of purchase you are entitled to service or replacement. If you have purchased a CarePak Canon extended warranty, you may be entitled to additional options.  Please create or log into your Canon Account to obtain service.
  2. Out of Warranty – If you are outside of your warranty period, you may qualify for purchasing a replacement through the Canon Upgrade Program. Please contact our Sales group to inquire about your upgrade options at 866-443-8002.
To verify your support options please create or log into your Canon Account.



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