Question about Canon PIXMA MP830 All-In-One InkJet Printer
Follow these steps to troubleshoot the problem.
The 6A00 is a mechanism jam code.
1.PR Lift shaft assembly
2.Sheet Feed Unit
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Switch off and disconnect the printer from power supply. Also disconnect any other units (PC etc) to it. Leave the printer disconnected for 30 minutes. It should do a soft reset itself, then restart it.
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Posted on Sep 27, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Canon MP830 error code 6A00
The problem apparently is related to the purge unit located at the far right side on where the printhead moves back and forth.
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.
, 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. 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, plug the unit back in and hopefully it will work fine. hope this helps.dont forget to rate as fixyaa
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Posted on Oct 12, 2008
6A00 is a purge unit fault, if you have have a years canon warrenty i would call them and get a engineer out to investergate the fault, If not strip machine and and see if the purge unit is moving back and forward. it could be that the carriage unit is stuck on the purge and the carriage unit cant move.
Hope this helps
Posted on Oct 20, 2008
SOURCE: Canon MP830 error code 6A00
Please the pixma off and open the lid.Now manually slide the cartridge-tray to the left.
Use a piece of tissue to clean the base-pad where the heads are stored.See if it is stuck in a kind of upward position and look if the mechanism that moves the tray is released if not then touch it and it will be loose. Remove all ink residue, move the tray back to its most right position and close everything.
Let me know if you still get the same error.
Posted on Aug 13, 2009
That error means the purge assembly is jammed. Check for paper caught in the right side where the printhead parks, if all clear you will need a new purge assembly. A shop repair for sure....
Posted on Dec 07, 2009
This error code means there's something blocking the movement of the cartridges carriage (print head carriage, the mechanism (that slides left-right) which carries the cartridges). Open the front panel door and try cleaning the mechanism, even a small piece of paper or hair can be the obstruction.
Don't forget to turn off and turn on your printer after you are done.
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Posted on Jun 23, 2010
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