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My Printer says error code 6A00 What do i do?

Says error code 6A00

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  • keithhel Dec 07, 2008

    Same problem. It usually occurs when i first switch the printer on or when i commit to print. I have managed to temporarily solve it by switching off and removing the ink cartridges and the cartridhe holder. I clean all the contacts and replace them. It then works for a while but eventually the error code returns.



    One thing I have noticed is there is a significant of black ink contaminating the underside of the cartridge holder when it goes wrong. I have tried using new cartridges but this does not solve it.

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Hi
Hope you come back
The 6A00 is a Canon generic code for paper path jam.

Solution 1:
Move the printhead carriage back and forth a few times.

Solution 2:
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.

Solution 3:
Press the ink pads down in the purge unit.

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All The Best: Pineworks

Posted on Feb 10, 2010

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