Question about Canon PIXMA MP540 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Is it not possible for a Canon "expert" to give a single solution answer to the error "6C10" that so many of us seem to get. The rest of the printer functions are fine. It's not particularly old (about 3 years) and certainly hasn't had much use. But when trying to copy I get the 6C10 error message and cannot copy. Very annoying.

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Hello pattrickdavi
Try this solution :
Start with printer off

  1. Press and hold resume Button (triangle in the circle) and click "Power" button. Green led should be on
  2. While holding the Power button, release the Resume Button.
  3. Without releasing the Power Button, click "Resume" button for two times and release Both Buttons.
  4. Click "Resume" for four times then soon click "Power" button, to confirm the selected action (reset counter absorber).
  5. Turn off the printer and turn on again This solution came from http://www.fixya.com/support/t4097826-aborber_full_error_message#sf and seems to work with several issues . Good luck ! fanaudi .

Posted on May 19, 2011

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I have a canon MP550 which has thrown up the error 6C10. I have tried the solutions suggested at FixYa, but to no avail. My printer's only 6 months old. Any suggestions? Regards Jan


It is my pleasure to guide you.


I have done some extensive research on your 'error 6C10'.


I have looked at the following:


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http://www.printermanualguide.com/canon-printer/canon-pixma-mp500-service-manual.html

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I also look at the http://www.retrevo.com/support/Canon-MP500-Multifunction-Printers-manual/id/259bh640/t/2/ Canon Pixma MP500 Users Guide Manual. There are several codes but not the 6C10. You can download this above as well.
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I had this same problem, too, and tried to fix it for about three months and couldn't. I had to keep restarting and unplugging the printer, over and over... then back to Error 6C10 again. I finally found this suggestion by "pineworks" that has resolved this completely for me. Hope this helps someone else:

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