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Paper stuck? error message 6A00, some ink jets need backup

4 weeks trying to fix paper. Can't gt it open to look for left over paper. Husband has alzhiemers and is home. Need to clear this up.

Yesterday the error message came up.

I have not been able to get back and reorder the low inks as have done before.

Exhausted

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Hi
Try this
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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