Question about Office Equipment & Supplies
I had the fatal 6A00 error on my out-of-warranty MP830 and I was ready to give up and buy a differentprinter. Per Canon website it says that you need to send it for repairs.
Goggling the error message, I was able to find a solution to this error that doesn't require sending the unit to Canon. . The problem apparently is related to the purge unit located at the far right side on where the printhead moves back and forth.
Based on the postings, there appears to be three common problems that causes the error, which is related to a paper jam error. 1) If its a new printer or even an older one, there are two sponges that collect ink and two plastic wipers located in purge unit may be loose or missing. Check to see if its it there. If not, it may actually be stuck somewhere. 2) there may some paper stuck somewhere around the printhead and or the purge unit or 3) there is a build up of gooey ink on the purge unit.
The gooey ink turned out to be my problem and apparently quite a few others. Following someone else's advice, I turned off the printer & unplugged it, move the printhead to the left and used long Qtips with Windex to clean up the ink around the purge unit including a little white plastic spring-loaded lever. I also dampen the sponges with Windex. If you do this be careful not to dislodge the sponge or wipers. If you do, you can alway stick the pieces back in. After cleaning it, and checking the sponges and wipers are seated correctly, I plug the unit back in and worked fine. Problem solved!
Posted on Jul 03, 2009
6A00 is a problem with the sheet feed unit.
There is a flaky sensor .
Check the paper path to see for any stuck bits of paper.
or it may be paper jam 1) Slowly pull the paper out, either from the Rear Tray or from the Paper Output Slot, whichever is easier.
If the paper tears and a piece remains inside the machine, turn the machine off, open the Scanning Unit (Printer Cover), and remove the paper.
* Be careful not to touch the components inside the machine.
After removing all paper, close the Scanning Unit (Printer Cover), and turn the machine on.
If you cannot pull the paper out, turn the machine off and turn it back on. The paper may be ejected automatically.
(2) Reload the paper in the machine, and press the OK button on the machine.
If you turned off the machine in step (1), all print jobs in queue are canceled. Reprint if necessary.
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When reloading the paper in the machine, confirm that you are using the correct paper and aCanon pixma mx850 giving - bullet_s.gift into the machine correctly.
A5-sized paper are suited to print documents consisting mainly of text. We do not recommend using such paper to print documents with photos or graphics, since the printout may curl and cause paper exit jams.
Posted on Jul 04, 2009
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