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Canon MP830 6A00 Error. Took the unit apart. Cleaned the purge unit. Still didn't work. Was able to manually rotate a gear on the purge unit which allowed it to move through its' cycle. Initially had to wind the gear backward and then forward to complete the cycle because it stopped turning forward after each phase of the cycle. After multiple times going through the cycle this way, It appeared to turn continuously in one direction without stopping and I was able to have the unit go through a complete cycle without jamming. After test runs appeared to work, I reassembled the printer, but the 6A00 error returned and the purge gear it sticking as it did earlier.

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hi i am a certified Canon tech for a repair shop on the east coast of the united states. by what u are describing the problem seem to be with the purge unit that it is not spining to release the carridge unit. this could be due to something stuck in the purge unit or in its gears. if you take the top cover off the machine on the right side is the purge unit towards the back of the unit is a white release that has to be pushed down inorder to move the carridge unit. once that is released you can look into the purge and check for things jammed in the gears or obstructing the up and down operation of the purge pad and the back and forth operation of the wiper assy. if everything looks normal the purge unit most likely is still at fault and can be purched for 30-40 dollars plus shipping.

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