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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
HI Guys 6A00 error usually cant't be fixed according to the service centre, I was lucky and actually bought an extended warranty, the service centre said that the MP530 are a good printer and worth fixing as they don't see many at all compared to other models and other brands. There was a broken piece of hardware that something to do with the print carriage. cheers vailey
Posted on Apr 18, 2008
SOURCE: Showing printer error 6A00
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The 6A00 is a Canon generic code for paper path jam. Some where in the paper path a sensor is activated indicating paper jam so the printer will give off a 6A00 code. As a Canon tech, I usually find the code, almost 90% of the time, is related to the purge unit being jammed with something and not being able to move. Moving the print head assembly will not clear a purge unit if its jammed with paper, paper clips, push pins, screws, cookie crisp, flower bud pods or the like. And yes I have found all those things in a purge unit. The offending item needs to be removed or the purge unit needs replacement. A Pixma MP830 would still be under Canon warranty, get it into a shop and save yourself the hassel.
Incidently, the 6A00 error pertains to all Canon printers made in the last several years, its not just used in one model. And its always a paper path error or purge unit.
I forget myself so here goes, the purge unit, called a spittoon assembly in an HP, lexmark, and other inkjet printers, is where the print head assembly parks when not in use, also its other job is to clean and make sure the print head is clean and open for printing. That is why you'll find the print head assembly parked on top of it. It also has a an electrical pump to milk the print heads and test for ink flow.
Posted on May 19, 2009
Had this error and did the following to solve the problem.
Turn the printer off.
Open the top cover and move the printer cartridge to the left.
On the right you can see a white part.
Press it down.
Turn the printer on.
if that doesnt help then there its better to call canon...
thank you have a nice day
Posted on Jun 02, 2009
6A00 means you need a new purge assembly. That's the unit that cleans the printhead. Part number is QM2-3032-000 around $30.00 but a shop should install it.
Posted on Jul 24, 2009
SOURCE: Canon iP6700D error 6A00
6A00 is a purge assembly error, thats the cleaning unit on the right where the printhead parks. Look on the right with a flashlight and see if there's paper, or anything that doesn't belong. If the wipers are jammed into the pad assembly, you will need a new purge unit, best changed by a shop.
Posted on Aug 08, 2009
Tips for a great answer:
Solution Canon Pixma IP4300 Error 6A00, this
reset tips is from someone in printer forum but the tutorial in
picture. You can follow the instruction in the picture to solve error
6A00 in Canon iP4300. Some users say on the forum this reset method also
work on Canon iP4200 and Canon MP800. Look the picture below to view
the complete tutorial how to solve Error 6A00
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