Hi all, just an update on a previous posting I made 'Canon BJC 3000 Printer'. I eventually got around to taking it apart, and didn't realise how easy it was going to be, only needed a philips screwdriver to remove 1 screw, and a flat blade screwdriver to release the clips. It took me longer to wash out and dry the sponge pads than it did to do the whole job, and I managed to reset the error code warning. It's now working fine and all I need to do now is to install my new set of ink cartridges. Thanks to all who answered my posting, which pointed me in the right dirction. P.
The problem I had was that the light on the top started to alternate between green and orange and eventually the orange light was on all the time and printer refused to print. (They don't tell you that it won't work when this happens when you buy it, mine is only 3 years old). I tried to just reset the 'waste tank full' error reading but it was having none of it. The light now comes on with a green light and not an orange one, and behaves perfectly. Believe me it WAS easy to clean the waste tank foam pads, have a go if yours plays up. P.
David, being a motor mechanic I have to have some idea how things may come apart, even if I don't really know for sure how they come apart, plus I had already bought another printer so I had nothing to lose. If I broke it and/or couldn't get it back together it didn't matter too much.