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I have a canon mp 240 printer. it keeps saying there is a paper jam, but there is none. it also says ALARM. well the light is on. what do i do?

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Just had this problem. I ran a stiff piece of cardboard through the paper feed and it dislodged the remanents of a bug. Works fine now. Will make sure I keep it covered. Hate printers.

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Best solution is throwing the canon printers out.
buy h.p or any other printer, and h.p printers can print papers even with out one cartridge(with out color or with out black cartridge).

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I have the same problem with my MX320. Were you able to solve your problem?

Posted on Feb 06, 2010

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

Solution 2:
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  3. Also open the back cover of the printer if this model has one.
  4. Open any other doors that give access to the printer's paper path and to the toner or ink cartridge.
  5. If necessary, remove the toner or ink cartridge. Place it away from light/ sun light to avoid damaging it.
  6. If you find a piece of jammed paper, remove it by holding it with both hands and pulling firmly. The goal is to keep the paper from tearing. If several pieces are jammed together, try pulling out the middle piece first to loosen the jam.
  7. If the paper does tear, try rotating the roller gears manually to free the paper. Don't force anything, though. Do this step especially if the jam message comes up repeatedly without any obvious paper jam, there may be a small tear of paper inside.
  8. Ones the printer is free of paper Replace the toner or ink cartridge and paper trays, close any doors you opened and turn the printer back on.
  9. If the printer paper jam message still appears, then there is still some paper in the printer. Reinspect the paper path.
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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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