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Canon MP 830 Error 6a00

I've tried everything listed in the maual and on the forums including turning it upside down as my last resort. Any other ideas, other than don't buy Canon home printers (I've already come to that conclusion after one warranty return in year 1 and this problem in year 2)?

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Jim

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  • wtwar Oct 15, 2008

    Same Problem, 6A00 error code, nothing in manual as to meaning, and nothing I try helps.



    Bill

  • ascothill Oct 21, 2008

    When I go to print an other error comes up 5110

  • wtwar May 11, 2010

    Tried all that was recommended, removed and cleaned the ink tray, checked for objects. No luck Still get 6A00 error.

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Thats because 6a00 is a service error not a user error, It could be down to use of none canon inks glogging the ourge unit up after time, it could be due to paper or objects in the purge, i would take the covers and inspect the purge and make sure that it moves back and foward, who ever told you to turn it upside down is having a joke., that will never work. Some times it could be gearing on the back on the purge.

I would ask for a service engineering, depending where you live i have a few contacts. Mp830 is a very good product and you shouldnt have alot of problems.

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I have a Cannon MP830 printer, that is displaying a 6A00 error on LCD, and the orange alarm light is flashing. Also the ON switch is not working, I have to unplug it to turn off the power. Checked under the hood, it appears that the purge thingy.. is not sliding at all. With the power turned off, I can easily push it from side to side. No paper jam or anything blocking that I can see. Any ideas on how to fix, or what is wrong. It was working fine this morning. This occured trying to send a fax. Hope you can help. cheers

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