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Error Code 0X00000015 when trying to scan?

Was working great until a jam in the auto feeder now all i get is this error code. unit will print but will not scan

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SOURCE: Printer message: Unable to Print

5A means that the purge cam stopps abnormally when it is in use. This could be of a broken cam shaft. You have to replace the whole purge unit. This is a service job to do!

Posted on Sep 10, 2007

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SOURCE: Brother Print Unable 50 Error

No ;-)

The encoder strip switched off the ph and has to be set into place again.
see here how to fix it:
http://www.fixya.com/support/t211210-brother_mfc845cw

(enlarge the browser window to see pics somewhat better)

An advice:
when you have set the encoder strip in pos. again stick some scotch tape on the top of the ph cover where the strip runs thru to prevend the slipping off again on next paper jam ;-)

Posted on Mar 29, 2008

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SOURCE: Document Jam Error Message on Brother MFC-8660DN

I had the same problem with a Brother MFC-8460 and called Brother's support line. The solution that worked for me was to lift the top cover where the sheets of paper go through when you fax. On the right of the black rectangluar piece with grey roller there is a slot in the tray with a black lever inside. The black piece was stuck down inside the slot and had to be popped back out. Once it was out I hit the stop button and it was fixed!!

Posted on Apr 24, 2008

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SOURCE: My MFC 8860DN does not scan or copy but instead says please wait

Turn the machine off and hold menu while turning it on and keep holding it while the machine starts up. This should go into maint mode.

When it gets into maint mode you can try 99 to exit. This is like a soft reset. Hard reset is hitting 01 in maint mode and then 99 to exit.

Let me know if this is helpful.

Posted on Jan 15, 2009

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SOURCE: brother 5460cn won't scan to email,file,ocr,image

Brother Scanner error message.

After much time with Brother Tech support. The solution finally turned out to be as simple as downloading this file to reset the drivers.

http://support.visioneer.com/utilities/twain_reset.exe

Posted on May 13, 2009

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Error 5700 impresora MX700


"Printer died after 1 1/2 years, error code 5700." on May 1, 2009 by danmc7777 (2 reviews)

Pros: This is a pretty decent product as far as ink jets go.
Nice to be able to use the feeder to scan multi-page documents and even cover two sides by running two passes and then the software interleaves the pages to make a seamless pdf file.

Cons: Ink jet technology. It worked very nicely for a year and then a few jets plugged up and wouldn't clear out even with cleaning.
Today the unit is dead, reporting error code 5700 and refusing to do anything after a paper jam.
Cartridges with chips.

Summary: I was pretty happy with this printer until one day it decided to grab about 30 sheets of paper at one time from the top feeder. This created a pretty major jam, and it reported the error code 5700. This jam must have stripped something in the gearing since now all it will do is report this error even after power cycling. Web search reveals that this is a serious fault that requires it to be sent in for repair. Yea, right. This unit is designed to be never disassembled since everything snaps together and opening it up is a major puzzle.


This is only reader review which i found in the web. this may tell you what is the error is all about..

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Says paper jam, worked fine yesterday but there is no paper even in the machine...


Those errors that deal with paper jams. An error code "6A80" can either represent a sheet feeder error or a debugging unit. This means that there may be scattered bits of paper or other debris trapped inside the unit itself. The potential for this error is high; when the paper is removed from a jammed feeder, bits are prone to fall off and cause this error code. The user must inspect the inside of the printer thoroughly. This error can result from problems with the unit serving or the electronic card; however, the most likely cause is debris caught inside the printer interfering with the printer's operation.

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Canon Pixma MP160 shows errors E3 and won't print


Hi there,

Error E3 : Check if the paper has jammed in the machine, reload the paper in the machine correctly and then press [Black] or [Color].

Paper Jams :
Cause : Paper jams in the paper output slot/ Auto Sheet Feeder.
Landscape Credit Card sized paper jams inside the machine.

Action : Remove the paper according to the following procedure.
1) Slowly pull the paper out, either from the Auto Sheet Feeder or from the paper output slot, whichever is easier.
* If the paper tears and a piece remains inside the machine, open the Scanning Unit and remove it. Be careful not to touch the components inside the machine at this time. After removing the paper, close the Scanning Unit, turn the machine OFF and turn it back ON.
* If you cannot pull the paper out, turn the machine OFF and turn it back ON. The paper will eject automatically.

2) Reload the paper into the machine and press [Black] or [Color].
* If you have turned OFF the machine in step , you will need to retry printing, because this operation cancels any print jobs in progress.

If you cannot remove the paper or the paper tears inside the machine, or if the paper jam error continues after removing the paper, contact a Canon service representative.
Important : You cannot load Credit Card sized paper in the landscape orientation.

Hope this helps.
Have a good day.

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Paper jammed


Hi there,
Paper Jams

Cause 1 : Paper jams in the paper output slot/Auto Sheet Feeder.
Action : Remove the paper according to the following procedure.
a) Slowly pull the paper out, either from the Auto Sheet Feeder or from the paper output slot, whichever is easier.
* If the paper tears and a piece remains inside the machine, open the Scanning Unit and remove it. Be careful not to touch the components inside the machine at this time. After removing the paper, close the Scanning Unit, turn OFF and turn it back ON.
* If you cannot pull the paper out, turn the machine OFF and turn it back ON. The paper will be ejected automatically.
b) Reload the paper into the machine and press [OK].
* If you have turned OFF the machine in step a), you will need to retry printing, because this operation cancels any print jobs in progress.
If you cannot remove the paper or the paper tears inside the machine, or if the paper jam error continues after removing the paper, contact a Canon service representative.

Cause 2 : Landscape Credit Card-size Paper Jams inside the Machine.
Action : You cannot load Credit Card-size paper in the landscape orientation.
If <PAPER JAMMED> or <E3> is displayed on the LCD/LED, remove the paper following the procedure below:
a) Load Credit Card-sized paper in the Auto Sheet Feeder one sheet at a time.
Do not load it in the landscape orientation.
b) Press [ON/OFF] on the machine to turn OFF the power.
c) Press [ON/OFF] again on the machine to turn ON the power.
The paper is fed and the jammed paper is ejected accordingly.
If you cannot remove the jammed paper or the error still persists, contact a Canon service representative.

Hope this helps
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Thanks
Have a good day.

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MP830 Error 6A00 Error Code Alarm Flashing and Copy button Flashing. Does not respond to unplugging or turning off and back on.


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QM2-3032-000 about $20.00 but much easier at a shop.

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How to re-time the gears auto sheet feeder unit


Hi
Error 6A00
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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