Reset the Ink Level for Canon MX300

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Solution to reset the ink level for Canon MX300. The methode get from printer forum
  1. Disconnect the power cable
  2. Connect it while holding down the power button
  3. With the power button still down, press twice the "Cancel/Stop" red button
  4. Release the power button
  5. The printes turns into a kind of factory mode...(wait for about 10 seconds, utils it says "Idle")
  6. Press the ">" (next to the "OK" button) once."Shipping Mode 3"
  7. Press the "OK" button.
  8. Press "OK" again for "Without cleaning"
  9. A test page will print..
  10. Open the cover, like you are about to change the cartridges.
  11. Disconnect the power cable again.
  12. Take out both cartridges.
  13. Close the cover.
  14. Connect the power cable once again.
  15. Turn the printer on.
  16. Now just put the cartridges back...

10 Responses to "Reset the Ink Level for Canon MX300"

Dr. Sudeep Shroff May 4, 2009 at 10:25 AM

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Anonymous May 16, 2009 at 5:45 PM

this method doesnt work

Anonymous May 16, 2009 at 6:04 PM

Hi I just posted about Reset the Ink Level for Canon MX300 and said that this method doesnt work Im sorry it did work ,thanks alot to the author and the site that published the information . Thank you

Anonymous August 29, 2009 at 9:04 PM

Hi. It works but you have to be aware of the fact that all of your settings will be lost as soon as you going through those steps. So better scribble them down before doing it.

Ricky August 31, 2009 at 4:28 AM

Useful post, it works and it is really helpful. Thanks for sharing and please keep on posting.
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Jose Miguel September 9, 2009 at 7:53 AM

I get a "CHECK PRINTER 5b00" message in the LCD display of my mx300. Can anyone help.

frgough October 2, 2009 at 8:36 PM

This will NOT work for an error 5100 or 5b00 which is a waste tank full error.

Anonymous November 17, 2009 at 5:37 AM

Buy 4 PC-21C color cartridges and get the 5th one FREE. The PC-21C color ink tank replaces the Canon BCI-21C color ink tank.
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Babe January 31, 2011 at 10:48 AM

It's "much simpler" to do this:
While printer is on with the error code, hold down
"(together at same time)"
Hold down for 5-10 seconds & Voila it's repaired !
I just did it and it works great :)

swissoatl March 17, 2011 at 8:25 PM

These instructions worked perfectly!!!! Thank you sooo Much!