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Paper jam error on Canon iP6000D

I own a canoniP6000D and it stopped feeding paper. It said on PC screen that it needs paper but it is there. I noticed a different noise when it tried to feed the sheets. It sounded like a mechanical malfunction with the gearing. I looked to see if anything fell into the feed area and saw nothing. I now have the unit apart and it looks like the large gear that drives the paper feed bar is loose but I can't see any broken parts. Does anybody have experience working on this problem. I am pretty good at repairing things.

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  • democratsorg Feb 25, 2009

    The large white gear has 2 inner notches in it and that is where the the gray hook goes into. But when I rotate it and get it to the second notch the white gear wobbles and slips.

  • democratsorg Feb 25, 2009

    O.K. replace what, the gear or the hook?


  • democratsorg Feb 26, 2009

    Do you know where to get parts? I emailed canon and they won't sell me parts, they told me to take it to a repair shop!

  • democratsorg Feb 26, 2009

    I got to that gear and it appears to be all in tact. I cannot see any broken parts. I am at a loss.

  • democratsorg Mar 04, 2009

    I put this printer back together and I cannot get it to power up. I checked all of the connections and nothing I see is wrong. Is there a trick to get this thing to power up?


  • democratsorg Mar 05, 2009

    I tried the 5 second hold down and no go, I am at a loss!


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Hi Demo.
By the big gear...Do you see a clutch "with a hook like" plate ...check to see if it moves freely.
It sound like manual clutck is slipping .

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    Tech4all Feb 25, 2009

    Thats it.....It should stay locked until the clutch releases it.

    See if you can replace it.

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    Tech4all Feb 26, 2009

    The biggest problem is "Where to parts" Canon won't sell parts directly to consumers.

    Look for small copy svc company in your area and order through them,

    I don't think they will cost that much,

    Good luck .

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    Tech4all Feb 26, 2009

    Then its still OK..Get the clutch & hook (If it doesn't come in the whole set)

    As a tech. I'd replace both ..Just a suggestion.

    Hang tight ..some one esle will give you second opinion.

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    Tech4all Mar 04, 2009

    Try to hold the 'Power Button" for 5 sec.

    Unplug ..check the "Black" big cable see if it completely plugged in...?


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