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Error code help! my printer is saying error code 6A00. what do I need to do? thank you.

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I think you've got something stuck inside the paper feed section. This could be any where from where you feed the paper in all the way to the paper exiting the printer. Something might be stuck there. Or your printhead carriage is stuck or not moving properly. Try this:
1. Turn on your printer and let the cartridges center in the middle.
2. Remove the cartridges and the printhead.
3. Check the insides to see if anything is stuck, or any left over pcs of paper.
4. If there is none, unplug the power cord. The carriage should move easily. If it does then put everything back. If it doesn't you'll have to find out what is getting it stuck. Always be gentle w/ your printer.
5. Put everything back and try it again. This procedure is not guaranteed. It just works most of the time but not all of the time.

Let me know if this helps. If it doesn't I'll see what i can do.

Posted on Aug 05, 2008

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