Question about Canon PIXMA MP830 All-In-One InkJet Printer
Scanner lamp won't light up. Error (Code 2,178,0) message comes up on computer.Also says scanner drives will be closed.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
This problem sucks. It sounds like the scanner has actually gone bad. This can be a couple of things. The actual ccd unit inside the scanner, a position sensor, a motor or a wire harness.
The latter two are fairly unlikely, the first two more likely. Most probable is the CCD unit. I don't think Canon sells it as a separate piece, but it comes inside a replacement scanner assembly. These complete scanner units are expensive. You'll have to check with your local Canon shop to see what they cost.
Posted on Nov 07, 2008
SOURCE: Canon MP830 Error Code 6AOO
The error seems to indicate a failed sheet feed, check the paper path to see for any stuck bits of paper, however I have heard that this can also be caused by a flaky sensor in the paper path.....
apparently the best way to deal with this is to turn it upside down and give it a shake.
hope this helps
Posted on Jul 21, 2010
I had exactly the same problem (error Code:2,140,2) in Canon PIXMA MP250, and it was solved when I replaced both ink cartridges which were almost empty (almost without ink). I know an scanner problem is not supposed to be in relation with ink or printer problems, but that's the way I've fixed it. Good luck!
Posted on Jul 27, 2010
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