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Error number 5C00 Canon Pixma4000

Can anyone tell me what this error represents and can I fix it myself?

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A 5c00 error relates to the sensor in the purge unit, which is where the carriage stops on the right hand side of the printer. You may find that the ink has built up in the purge unit and it will need to be washed out in warm water. The sensor in the purge unit will need to be removed before washing the unit. Problem is getting the purge unit out is quite tricky.


only other link i could find was http://www.nifty-stuff.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=308

kind of a pain to fix but good luck

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Purge cam sensor error [5C00] - Purge unit may need cleaning.
Here is the service manual.

http://www.timtaylor.net/tech/iP4000_Service_Manual.pdf

copy and paste the complete link into your browser.
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 27, 2008

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