Replacing the Waste Toner Container

When the waste toner container is almost full or completely full, a message is displayed prompting you to prepare a new waste toner container or perform waste toner container replacement. Prepare a new waste toner container or perform waste toner container replacement according to the displayed message.
Do not replace the waste toner container before the message prompting you to replace it appears on the touch panel display.
The waste toner container is a container for collecting unused toner that remains when printing.
For details about each message, see Countermeasures for Each Message.
For information on the model number of the waste toner container, see Replacement Parts.
You can check the current amount of space remaining in the waste toner container.
Checking the Space Remaining in the Waste Toner Container

Procedure for Replacing the Waste Toner Container

When replacing the waste toner container, the procedure is also displayed on the screen. Check the information displayed on the screen in addition to the following procedure.
Pull out the paper drawer 1, and open the waste toner container cover.
Pull the tab to open the waster toner container cover.
Pull out the waste toner container.
After pulling out the waste toner container half way, hold the handle on the top and pull it out all the way.
Do not tilt the waste toner container. Doing so may cause the toner in the container to spill.
Remove the new waste toner container from its box.
Place the waste toner container you removed into a box.
Use the bag included in the box for the new waste toner container. Tightly twist the opening of the bag so that the toner does not spill out, and then place the bag in the box.
Install the new waste toner container.
Insert the waste toner container with the Canon logo on top of the container towards the back of the machine, and push it in to load it.
Push the waste toner container in as far as it will go. If the waste toner container is not installed correctly, the container shutter may stay open when the waste toner container is removed, which may cause toner to scatter.
Close the waster toner container cover and push the paper drawer 1 in.
Used toner cannot be reused. Do not mix new and used toner together.
The used waste toner container will be collected by your local authorized Canon dealer.