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Error Code 6A00

This is on a Canon mp600 . What does it mean? how do I get rid of it ? is this a simple reset or is this a rpeair job

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    error 6A00 yes I had a paper that did jam but came out whole and now I am getting this error alarm. Turned it off and on several times and still getting the same alarm

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I hope you have already reset the printer by pressing ON/OFF. If still you get the same error and cannot print at all here is what canon suggest:
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Issue: ERROR LCD: Error code (5xxx through 9xxx) appears on the display

Solution: The MP600 may require repair

Unfortunately, the issue you describe seems to indicate that your product requires repair service. Canon has excellent service options and we are eager to provide any assistance you may need. Click the link below to locate an authorized service facility and obtain further instructions. Find a Service Location
If you still have questions about the issue you are experiencing, a Technical Support Representative will be happy to answer any question you may have. You can contact us through the email link or phone numbers listed below.

  • Support by E-mail
  • For toll-free technical support*, please call 1 (800) 828-4040 during regular business hours (currently Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 midnight. EST, Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., excluding holidays).

    * There will be a pay for support charge if your product is out of warranty (see next section, below).

  • Toll-free TDD Support Line for the Hearing Impaired is available Monday - Saturday (excluding holidays) at 1-866-251-3752

  • Technical Support is available for Customers in Canada at 1-800-OK-CANON
If your printer is no longer under warranty :
  • For toll-free technical support*, please call 1 (800) 828-4040 during regular business hours (currently Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 midnight. EST, Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., excluding holidays).

    *Pay for support is required on all units outside their original warranty, unless covered by a Canon Extended Service Plan. If it is determined that there is a hardware failure, you have the option to purchase a new or refurbished product from our current product line, which includes units with Canon’s new ChromaLife inks, PIXMA Technology, a limited manufacturer’s warranty, free next business day shipping and discounted pricing. If you elect to take this option, the pay for support charge will be canceled.
So we may better assist you, please make sure that you can access your Canon product and have the following information available when you call:
  • Product model name and serial number.
  • Computer's operating system; for example Windows XP.
  • Message displayed when the problem occurred.
  • Steps you've already done to try to solve the problem.
We look forward to helping you rectify the issue you are experiencing and are always available to provide any assistance you may need.
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Hope that helped!

Posted on Dec 10, 2007

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Solution 1:
Move the printhead carriage back and forth a few times.

Solution 2:
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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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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.

Please come back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one so I will keep on helping.
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My canon MP600 PRINTER


There's a couple things you can try:

First, make sure there is no paper jam anywhere in the machine.. look inside, rear, where the paper tray (output) is, etc to see if you find any shreds or torn paper that may have gotten stuck and you didn't see.

Double check that your ink tanks are seated right too


If you STILL have the error code, try these two types of resets:

To clear the memory:
  1. On the operator panel, press and hold the <ON/OFF> button for one second. (The display will go blank.)

  2. Wait approximately ten seconds and then press the <ON/OFF> button again.

  3. Wait until the device has completed its cycling process before submitting another job request.
To do a stop/reset:

To clear error messages displayed on the LCD or if the printer is not functioning as expected, it may be necessary to simultaneously press Stop/Reset and ON/OFF buttons.
  1. With the printer powered on, PRESS AND HOLD DOWN the <Stop/Reset> button then press the ON/OFF button.

  2. Once the printer is powered off, hold down <Stop/Reset> and then press <ON/OFF>.
If none of the above clears it up, you may have to have the machine serviced.. check to see if you are still under warranty.

Good Luck!
Maggie B

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