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6A00 error code is coming up on my PIXMA MP 500 Printer!

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A 6A00 is a purge unit error. Either jammed or stuck or has gone bad. Check your purge unit. It"s the "wiper" which stop the printer

When the ink carrier is centered (automatic when the lid is open) look down to the right of it (far right) about a 2 o'clock position and see the squeegee thing.
It is supposed to be all the way back. Look for any paper residue or foreign objects.
Then take a small screwdriver and pushed on the hard plastic part (not the top where the rubber squeegee fins are) toward the back.

It may help to clean around it with cotton swabs and alcohol (very gently).
If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

Posted on Nov 26, 2008

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Hi you can try
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Solution 1:
Move the printhead carriage back and forth a few times.

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Check the purge unit: 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.

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Press the ink pads down in the purge unit.

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Press the ink pads down in the purge unit.

Please come back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one so I will keep on helping.
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