cartridge light


I print with the Pixma ix6520. When the light flashes every 2 to 3 seconds on the cartridge, it must be replaced immediately, or is it just a warning? It flashes more quickly as it nears empty?

Thank you


I contacted Canon and got this response:

Thank you for your request for email regarding your PIXMA iX6520.

When the ink light tanks will begin to Flash, it is indicating that the ink tanks are low on ink. When ink tanks are empty, the lights are flashing quickly.

We recommend that you replace the ink tanks when they are empty. Leaving the empty ink tanks inside the printer can damage the printhead by clogging.

If you need more help, feel free to send us an email or visit our customer service at

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