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5b02 is the more cryptic waste ink pad error on some Canon printers, while others directly say the ink absorber is full. You will need to divert it externally and into an external tank (the design should support it), or clean/replace the pads if you want to fix it. If you don’t want to divert it to a tank, you’ll need to pick your poison. If you want a cheap but messy fix, the pads can be cleaned most of the way (but will never come perfectly clean) or if you don’t want the mess, new pads are out there (but may be somewhat expensive).
 
It *should* support external diversion as it looks similar to my MG2120 I use to scan (bad paper pickup; I broke it when I used it for a rough draft with what little ink it came with due to a bad jam pull), but it isn’t as straightforward to hack as the Epsons as you will need to extend the tubing more and drill into the chassis since you need the tubing to be level (and this is harder to achieve with the Canon design). However, you have full access to the tubing once you remove the side panel that has the ink carrier and waste ink pad.
 
Follow [guide|119426|this guide] to open the printer for pad cleaning/replacement or modification. Once you’ve modified or recovered the printer, download the Canon service tool. It isn’t hard to find, but I’d rather not link it here to avoid getting into trouble unless you have trouble.
 
If that guide isn’t useful or too complicated, remove the 3 screws that hold the panel hiding the waste ink pads (and ink carts). Pull it off as gently as you can without doing a full disassembly. You don’t need to remove the scanner, but it does have a tendency to make things a little harder to reassemble. It sholudn’t hold you back, but you need to be a little careful if you disassemble it with the shortcut method. '''Look up [printer model] service tool and it’s usually on the first page ;). Some of them even share the same tool, so the MG2120 tool may work on yoursyours. The controls even look dead similar.'''
If that guide isn’t useful or too complicated, remove the 3 screws that hold the panel hiding the waste ink pads (and ink carts). Pull it off as gently as you can without doing a full disassembly. You don’t need to remove the scanner, but it does have a tendency to make things a little harder to reassemble. It sholudn’t hold you back, but you need to be a little careful if you disassemble it with the shortcut method. '''Look up [printer model] service tool and it’s usually on the first page ;). Some of them even share the same tool, so the MG2120 tool may work on yoursyours. The controls even look dead similar.'''

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5b02 is the more cryptic waste ink pad error on some Canon printers, while others directly say the ink absorber is full. You will need to divert it externally and into an external tank (the design should support it), or clean/replace the pads if you want to fix it. If you don’t want to divert it to a tank, you’ll need to pick your poison. If you want a cheap but messy fix, the pads can be cleaned most of the way (but will never come perfectly clean) or if you don’t want the mess, new pads are out there (but may be somewhat expensive).
 
It *should* support external diversion as it looks similar to my MG2120 I use to scan (bad paper pickup; I broke it when I used it for a rough draft with what little ink it came with due to a bad jam pull), but it isn’t as straightforward to hack as the Epsons as you will need to extend the tubing more and drill into the chassis since you need the tubing to be level (and this is harder to achieve with the Canon design). However, you have full access to the tubing once you remove the side panel that has the ink carrier and waste ink pad.
 
Follow [guide|119426|this guide] to open the printer for pad cleaning/replacement or modification. Once you’ve modified or recovered the printer, download the Canon service tool. It isn’t hard to find, but I’d rather not link it here to avoid getting into trouble unless you have trouble.
 
If that guide isn’t useful or too complicated, remove the 3 screws that hold the panel hiding the waste ink pads (and ink carts). Pull it off as gently as you can without doing a full disassembly. You don’t need to remove the scanner, but it does have a tendency to make things a little harder to reassemble. It sholudn’t hold you back, but you need to be a little careful if you disassemble it with the shortcut method. '''Look up [printer model] service tool and it’s usually on the first page ;).'' Some of them even share the same tool, so the MG2120 tool may work on yours.'''
If that guide isn’t useful or too complicated, remove the 3 screws that hold the panel hiding the waste ink pads (and ink carts). Pull it off as gently as you can without doing a full disassembly. You don’t need to remove the scanner, but it does have a tendency to make things a little harder to reassemble. It sholudn’t hold you back, but you need to be a little careful if you disassemble it with the shortcut method. '''Look up [printer model] service tool and it’s usually on the first page ;).'' Some of them even share the same tool, so the MG2120 tool may work on yours.'''

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5b02 is the more cryptic waste ink pad error on some Canon printers, while others directly say the ink absorber is full. You will need to divert it externally and into an external tank (the design should support it), or clean/replace the pads if you want to fix it. If you don’t want to divert it to a tank, you’ll need to pick your poison. If you want a cheap but messy fix, the pads can be cleaned most of the way (but will never come perfectly clean) or if you don’t want the mess, new pads are out there (but may be somewhat expensive).
 
It *should* support external diversion as it looks similar to my MG2120 I use to scan (bad paper pickup; I broke it when I used it for a rough draft with what little ink it came with due to a bad jam pull), but it isn’t as straightforward to hack as the Epsons as you will need to extend the tubing more and drill into the chassis since you need the tubing to be level (and this is harder to achieve with the Canon design). However, you have full access to the tubing once you remove the side panel that has the ink carrier and waste ink pad.
 
Follow [guide|119426|this guide] to open the printer for pad cleaning/replacement or modification. Once you’ve modified or recovered the printer, download the Canon service tool. It isn’t hard to find, but I’d rather not link it here to avoid getting into trouble unless you have trouble.
 
If that guide isn’t useful or too complicated, remove the 3 screws that hold the panel hiding the waste ink pads (and ink carts). Pull it off as gently as you can without doing a full disassembly. You don’t need to remove the scanner, but it does have a tendency to make things a little harder to reassemble. It sholudn’t hold you back, but you need to be a little careful if you disassemble it with the shortcut method. '''Look up [printer model] service tool and it’s usually on the first page ;).'''
If that guide isn’t useful or too complicated, remove the 3 screws that hold the panel hiding the waste ink pads (and ink carts). Pull it off as gently as you can without doing a full disassembly. You don’t need to remove the scanner, but it does have a tendency to make things a little harder to reassemble. It sholudn’t hold you back, but you need to be a little careful if you disassemble it with the shortcut method. '''Look up [printer model] service tool and it’s usually on the first page ;).'''

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5b02 is the more cryptic waste ink pad error on some Canon printers, while others directly say the ink absorber is full. You will need to divert it externally and into an external tank (the design should support it), or clean/replace the pads if you want to fix it. If you don’t want to divert it to a tank, you’ll need to pick your poison. If you want a cheap but messy fix, the pads can be cleaned most of the way (but will never come perfectly clean) or if you don’t want the mess, new pads are out there (but may be somewhat expensive).
 
It *should* support external diversion as it looks similar to my MG2120 I use to scan (bad paper pickup; I broke it when I used it for a rough draft with what little ink it came with due to a bad jam pull), but it isn’t as straightforward to hack as the Epsons as you will need to extend the tubing more and drill into the chassis since you need the tubing to be level (and this is harder to achieve with the Canon design). However, you have full access to the tubing once you remove the side panel that has the ink carrier and waste ink pad.
 
Follow [guide|119426|this guide] to open the printer for pad cleaning/replacement or modification. Once you’ve modified or recovered the printer, download the Canon service tool. It isn’t hard to find, but I’d rather not link it here to avoid getting into trouble unless you have trouble. If

If
that guide isn’t usefuluseful or too complicated, remove the 3 screws that hold the panel hiding the waste ink pads and pull(and ink carts). Pull it off as gently as you can without doing a full disassembly. You don’t need to remove the scanner, but it does have a tendency to make things a little harder to reassemble, but itreassemble. It sholudn’t hold you backback, but you need to be a little careful if you disassemble it with the shortcut method.
Follow [guide|119426|this guide] to open the printer for pad cleaning/replacement or modification. Once you’ve modified or recovered the printer, download the Canon service tool. It isn’t hard to find, but I’d rather not link it here to avoid getting into trouble unless you have trouble. If

If
that guide isn’t usefuluseful or too complicated, remove the 3 screws that hold the panel hiding the waste ink pads and pull(and ink carts). Pull it off as gently as you can without doing a full disassembly. You don’t need to remove the scanner, but it does have a tendency to make things a little harder to reassemble, but itreassemble. It sholudn’t hold you backback, but you need to be a little careful if you disassemble it with the shortcut method.

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5b02 is the more cryptic waste ink pad error on some Canon printers, while others directly say the ink absorber is full. You will need to divert it externally and into an external tank (the design should support it), or clean/replace the pads if you want to fix it. If you don’t want to divert it to a tank, you’ll need to pick your poison. If you want a cheap but messy fix, the pads can be cleaned most of the way (but will never come perfectly clean) or if you don’t want the mess, new pads are out there (but may be somewhat expensive).
 
It *should* support external diversion as it looks similar to my MG2120 I use to scan (bad paper pickup; I broke it when I used it for a rough draft with what little ink it came with due to a bad jam pull), but it isn’t as straightforward to hack as the Epsons as you will need to extend the tubing more and drill into the chassis since you need the tubing to be level (and this is harder to achieve with the Canon design). However, you have full access to the tubing once you remove the side panel that has the ink carrier and waste ink pad.
 
Follow [guide|119426|this guide] to open the printer for pad cleaning/replacement or modification. Once you’ve modified or recovered the printer, download the Canon service tool. It isn’t hard to find, but I’d rather not link it here to avoid getting into trouble unless you have trouble. If that guide isn’t useful, remove the 3 screws that hold it on andthe panel hiding the waste ink pads and pull it off as gently as you can without doing a full disassembly. You don’t need to remove the scanner, but it does have a tendency to make things a little harder to reassemble, but it sholudn’t hold you back.
Follow [guide|119426|this guide] to open the printer for pad cleaning/replacement or modification. Once you’ve modified or recovered the printer, download the Canon service tool. It isn’t hard to find, but I’d rather not link it here to avoid getting into trouble unless you have trouble. If that guide isn’t useful, remove the 3 screws that hold it on andthe panel hiding the waste ink pads and pull it off as gently as you can without doing a full disassembly. You don’t need to remove the scanner, but it does have a tendency to make things a little harder to reassemble, but it sholudn’t hold you back.

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5b02 is the more cryptic waste ink pad error on some Canon printers, while others directly say the ink absorber is full. You will need to divert it externally and into an external tank (the design should support it), or clean/replace the pads if you want to fix it. If you don’t want to divert it to a tank, you’ll need to pick your poison. If you want a cheap but messy fix, the pads can be cleaned most of the way (but will never come perfectly clean) or if you don’t want the mess, they can be boughtnew pads are out there (but may be somewhat expensive) inside the printerexpensive).
5b02 is the more cryptic waste ink pad error on some Canon printers, while others directly say the ink absorber is full. You will need to divert it externally and into an external tank (the design should support it), or clean/replace the pads if you want to fix it. If you don’t want to divert it to a tank, you’ll need to pick your poison. If you want a cheap but messy fix, the pads can be cleaned most of the way (but will never come perfectly clean) or if you don’t want the mess, they can be boughtnew pads are out there (but may be somewhat expensive) inside the printerexpensive).
 
It *should* support external diversion as it looks similar to my MG2120 I use to scan (bad paper pickup; I broke it when I used it for a rough draft with what little ink it came with due to a bad jam pull), but it isn’t as straightforward to hack as the Epsons as you will need to extend the tubing more and drill into the chassis since you need the tubing to be level (and this is harder to achieve with the Canon design). However, you have full access to the tubing once you remove the side panel that has the ink carrier and waste ink pad.
 
Follow [guide|119426|this guide] to open the printer for pad cleaning/replacement or modification. Once you’ve modified or recovered the printer, download the Canon service tool. It isn’t hard to find, but I’d rather not link it here to avoid getting into trouble unless you have trouble. If that guide isn’t useful, remove the 3 screws that hold it on and pull it off as gently as you can without doing a full disassembly.

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5b02 is the more cryptic waste ink pad error on some Canon printers, while others directly say the ink absorber is full. You will need to divert it externally and into an external tank (the design should support it), or clean/replace the padspads if you want to fix it. If you don’t want to divert it to a tank, you’ll need to pick your poison. If you want a cheap but messy fix, the pads can be cleaned most of the way (but will never come perfectly clean) or if you don’t want the mess, they can be bought (but may be somewhat expensive) inside the printer.
5b02 is the more cryptic waste ink pad error on some Canon printers, while others directly say the ink absorber is full. You will need to divert it externally and into an external tank (the design should support it), or clean/replace the padspads if you want to fix it. If you don’t want to divert it to a tank, you’ll need to pick your poison. If you want a cheap but messy fix, the pads can be cleaned most of the way (but will never come perfectly clean) or if you don’t want the mess, they can be bought (but may be somewhat expensive) inside the printer.
 
It *should* support external diversion as it looks similar to my MG2120 I use to scan (bad paper pickup; I broke it when I used it for a rough draft with what little ink it came with due to a bad jam pull), but it isn’t as straightforward to hack as the Epsons as you will need to extend the tubing more and drill into the chassis since you need the tubing to be level (and this is harder to achieve with the Canon design). However, you have full access to the tubing once you remove the side panel that has the ink carrier and waste ink pad.
 
Follow [guide|119426|this guide] to open the printer for pad cleaning/replacement or modification. Once you’ve modified or recovered the printer, download the Canon service tool. It isn’t hard to find, but I’d rather not link it here to avoid getting into trouble unless you have trouble. If that guide isn’t useful, remove the 3 screws that hold it on and pull it off as gently as you can without doing a full disassembly.

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5b02 is the more cryptic waste ink pad error on some Canon printers, while others directly say the ink absorber is full. You will need to divert it externally and into an external tank (the design should support it), or clean/replace the pads. If you don’t want to divert it to a tank, you’ll need to pick your poison. If you want a cheap but messy fix, the pads can be cleaned most of the way (but will never come perfectly clean) or if you don’t want the mess, they can be bought (but may be somewhat expensive) inside the printer.
 
It *should* support external diversion as it looks similar to my MG2120 I use to scan (bad paper pickup; I broke it when I used it for a rough draft with what little ink it came with due to a bad jam pull), but it isn’t as straightforward to hack as the Epsons as you will need to extend the tubing more and drill into the chassis since you need the tubing to be level (and this is harder to achieve with the Canon design). However, you have full access to the tubing once you remove the side panel that has the ink carrier and waste ink pad.
 
Follow [guide|119426|this guide] to open the printer for pad cleaning/replacement or modification. Once you’ve modified or recovered the printer, download the Canon service tool. It isn’t hard to find, but I’d rather not link it here to avoid getting into trouble unless you have trouble. If that guide isn’t useful, remove the 3 screws that hold it on and pull it off as gently as you can without doing a full disassembly.
Follow [guide|119426|this guide] to open the printer for pad cleaning/replacement or modification. Once you’ve modified or recovered the printer, download the Canon service tool. It isn’t hard to find, but I’d rather not link it here to avoid getting into trouble unless you have trouble. If that guide isn’t useful, remove the 3 screws that hold it on and pull it off as gently as you can without doing a full disassembly.

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5b02 is the more cryptic waste ink pad error on some Canon printers, while others directly say the ink absorber is full. You will need to divert it externally and into an external tank (the design should support it), or clean/replace the pads. If you don’t want to divert it to a tank, you’ll need to pick your poison. If you want a cheap but messy fix, the pads can be cleaned most of the way (but will never come perfectly clean) or if you don’t want the mess, they can be bought (but may be somewhat expensive) inside the printer.
 
It *should* support external diversion as it looks similar to my MG2120 I use to scan (bad paper pickup; I broke it when I used it for a rough draft with what little ink it came with due to a bad jam pull), but it isn’t as straightforward to hack as the Epsons as you will need to extend the tubing more and drill into the chassis since you need the tubing to be level (and this is harder to achieve with the Canon design). However, you have full access to the tubing once you remove the side panel that has the ink carrier and waste ink pad.
 
Follow [guide|119426|this guide] to open the printer for pad cleaning/replacement or modification. Once you’ve modified or recovered the printer, download the Canon service tool. It isn’t a hard thing to find, but I’d rather not link it here to avoid getting into trouble unless you have trouble.
Follow [guide|119426|this guide] to open the printer for pad cleaning/replacement or modification. Once you’ve modified or recovered the printer, download the Canon service tool. It isn’t a hard thing to find, but I’d rather not link it here to avoid getting into trouble unless you have trouble.

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5b02 is the more cryptic waste ink pad error on some Canon printers, while others directly say the ink absorber is full. You will need to divert it externally and into an external tank (if the design supportsthe design should support it), or clean/replace the pads (pickpads. If you don’t want to divert it to a tank, you’ll need to pick your poison. DoIf you want a cheap but messy fixfix, the pads can be cleaned most of the way (but will never come perfectly clean) or a slightly expensive but contained messif you don’t want the mess, they can be bought (but may be somewhat expensive) inside the printer. It

It
*should* support external diversion as it looks similar to my MG2120 I use to scan (bad paper pickup; I broke it when I used it for a rough draft with what little ink it came withwith due to a bad jam pull), but it isn’t as straightforward to hack as the EpsonsEpsons as you will need to extend the tubing more and drill into the chassis since you need the tubing to be level (and this is harder to achieve with the Canon design). However, you have full access to the tubing once you remove the side panel that has the ink carrier and waste ink pad.
5b02 is the more cryptic waste ink pad error on some Canon printers, while others directly say the ink absorber is full. You will need to divert it externally and into an external tank (if the design supportsthe design should support it), or clean/replace the pads (pickpads. If you don’t want to divert it to a tank, you’ll need to pick your poison. DoIf you want a cheap but messy fixfix, the pads can be cleaned most of the way (but will never come perfectly clean) or a slightly expensive but contained messif you don’t want the mess, they can be bought (but may be somewhat expensive) inside the printer. It

It
*should* support external diversion as it looks similar to my MG2120 I use to scan (bad paper pickup; I broke it when I used it for a rough draft with what little ink it came withwith due to a bad jam pull), but it isn’t as straightforward to hack as the EpsonsEpsons as you will need to extend the tubing more and drill into the chassis since you need the tubing to be level (and this is harder to achieve with the Canon design). However, you have full access to the tubing once you remove the side panel that has the ink carrier and waste ink pad.
 
Follow [guide|119426|this guide] to open the printer for pad cleaning/replacement or modification. Once you’ve modified or recovered the printer, download the Canon service tool. It isn’t a hard thing to find, but I’d rather not link it here to avoid getting into trouble.

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5b02 is the more cryptic waste ink pad error on some Canon printers, while others directly say the ink absorber is full. You will need to divert it externally and into an external tank (if the design supports it), or clean/replace the pads (pick your poison. Do you want a cheap but messy fix or a slightly expensive but contained mess) inside the printer. It *should* support external diversion as it looks similar to my MG2120 I use to scanscan (bad paper pickup; I broke it when I used it for a rough draft with what little ink it came with), but it isn’t as straightforward to hack as the Epsons.
5b02 is the more cryptic waste ink pad error on some Canon printers, while others directly say the ink absorber is full. You will need to divert it externally and into an external tank (if the design supports it), or clean/replace the pads (pick your poison. Do you want a cheap but messy fix or a slightly expensive but contained mess) inside the printer. It *should* support external diversion as it looks similar to my MG2120 I use to scanscan (bad paper pickup; I broke it when I used it for a rough draft with what little ink it came with), but it isn’t as straightforward to hack as the Epsons.
 
Follow [guide|119426|this guide] to open the printer for pad cleaning/replacement or modification. Once you’ve modified or recovered the printer, download the Canon service tool. It isn’t a hard thing to find, but I’d rather not link it here to avoid getting into trouble.

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5b02 is the more cryptic waste ink pad error on some Canon printers, while others directly say the ink absorber is full. You will need to divert it externally and into an external tank (if the design supports it), or clean/replace the pads (pick your poison. Do you want a cheap but messy fix or a slightly expensive but contained mess) inside the printer. It *should* support external diversion as it looks similar to my MG2120 I use to scan, but it isn’t as straightforward to hack as the Epsons.
5b02 is the more cryptic waste ink pad error on some Canon printers, while others directly say the ink absorber is full. You will need to divert it externally and into an external tank (if the design supports it), or clean/replace the pads (pick your poison. Do you want a cheap but messy fix or a slightly expensive but contained mess) inside the printer. It *should* support external diversion as it looks similar to my MG2120 I use to scan, but it isn’t as straightforward to hack as the Epsons.
 
Follow [guide|119426|this guide] to open the printer for pad cleaning/replacement or modification. Once you’ve modified or recovered the printer, download the Canon service tool. It isn’t a hard thing to find, but I’d rather not link it here to avoid getting into trouble.

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5b02 is athe more cryptic waste ink pad error on some Canon printersprinters, while others directly say the ink absorber is full. You will need to divert it externally and into an external tank (if the design supports it), or clean/replace the pads (pick your poison. Do you want a cheap but messy fix or a slightly expensive but contained mess) inside the printer.
5b02 is athe more cryptic waste ink pad error on some Canon printersprinters, while others directly say the ink absorber is full. You will need to divert it externally and into an external tank (if the design supports it), or clean/replace the pads (pick your poison. Do you want a cheap but messy fix or a slightly expensive but contained mess) inside the printer.
 
Follow [guide|119426|this guide] to open the printer for pad cleaning/replacement or modification. Once you’ve modified or recovered the printer, download the Canon service tool. It isn’t a hard thing to find, but I’d rather not link it here to avoid getting into trouble.

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5b02 is a waste ink pad error on Canon printers. You will need to divert it externally and into an external tank (if the design supports it), or clean/replace the pads (pick your poison. Do you want a cheap but messy fix or a slightly expensive but contained mess) inside the printer.

Follow [guide|119426|this guide] to open the printer for pad cleaning/replacement or modification. Once you’ve modified or recovered the printer, download the Canon service tool. It isn’t a hard thing to find, but I’d rather not link it here to avoid getting into trouble.

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