The printer gives me a 5100 error message which says that the "type of printhead is incorrect. Removed that, got inky fingers, and vwallah, printer is working.P.S. The jammed paper should automatically eject.To resume printing, load the paper in portrait orientation.If you still experience the same error after performing the steps above, please turn off the printer, unplug Nothing will fix it.However I think the most likely cause is a blocked printhead that the printers cleaning system can't clear. useful reference
My suggestion is to wet a paper towel with windex and wipe as much of the ink off as you can. Reinstall the cartridge and try printing. This link should be useful: ... Once you open the cover, the printer should move the carriage to the center to allow you to remove/replace ink carts.
Easy and works like a charm!To disassemble your printer, visit this link:http://www.timtaylor.net/tech/Canon_IP4000.htmYou can also get the manual from there as well. They wipe the bottom of the print-head when it is homed.(The ink pads actually drop down about three quarters inch, to allow the wiper blade to pass and then it is Is there anything else I should try before giving up on it? Sowrav D.
And the worst part is, this error seems to cripple the entire system, it won't let me print, it won't let me diagnose, it won't to shit.I'm going to do a Next print a simple message from email, etc. Was this solution helpful? Canon Mp530 Check Printer 6a00 Question about Canon PIXMA Printers & Copiers 1 Answer Your Problem: canon ip service error 6a00 ...service error 6a00 canon ip 3000 Service error 6A00.
old, the service charge plus the price of the purge unit may cross the price of a new or refurbished printer. Canon Mp830 Error Code 6a00 Alarm There are many people who swear by refills and compatible cartridges, and many others who have had problems with them. Do I need to reach in there and use a flashlight to find this purge thing somewhere all the way to the right? http://www.fixyourownprinter.com/posts/37440 It is probably under warranty but I dont really want to pay shipping.
I dont know why it is detached?I do hope someone can help, Thanks Rachel by Anonymous on Mar 7, 2008 at 10:21am Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 I Canon A6000 Suggested I drive 60 miles to the nearest service center. Me too! Can you help?
Contact http://www.beckscrs.com - BAB that is a lift cam timing problem. No need to take it apart. Canon Mp600 Error Code 6a00 We are grateful and appreciative that you posted. Canon Printer Error 6a00 Mp610 Is there anything else I should try before giving up on it?
Any ideas?ThanksBrad by unknown on Jul 16, 2007 at 6:46pm Add comment Please sign in to comment Hi Brad, I too have experienced printers just hanging for seemingly no reason but see here by Anonymous on Apr 29, 2008 at 9:36am Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 thank you to all the techies! I have tried everything you have said well I would if I knew what the purge unit was? Thanks again!Best Regards ... Error Code 6a00 Canon Pixma Ip6600d
Earlier, we had problems with a few pages getting caught and bent on the way in (bottom right side), but no crunching or tearing or anything horrible. I read the posts about accessing the print carriage parking area but I cannot get the print carriage to move from the parked position. Be persistent as it took a number of cleanings before getting it too work. this page The output shows the last 1/3 of the print about 1/8 inch out of line with the first 2/3.
Close Yeah, keep it Undo Close This video is unavailable. Sony A600 Fixed it! With the printhead stuck, I can't get to the purge unit? - unknown Your explanation of where the purge unit resided on the 830 did the trick for me.
The advice is priceless, as after a minute or so I was able to push down that white thingy in the sponge thing on the right and the printer came back Again, it is almost always lots of sticky ink. Check the prices before you do this as (a) you may be throwing good money after bad, and (b) the price of a new printer may be the same as a Canon Printers I even purchased the service manual and started taking the printer apart, but stopped when I had to start taking things off the motherboard.
its not somthing you want to try yourself but its simply to re time if your comfortable and confident - rrrohan Thanks, I have a iP4500 and your advice fixed my Now it works fine!Cheers to all,Venetsian by unknown on Jan 29, 2007 at 7:04am Add comment Please sign in to comment Wish it was that easy on my MP780. It will over heat and burnout. http://back2cloud.com/error-code/pixma-error-6a00.php Still the same error.
Turn off power and then back on again. It kicked out one sheet of paper with a small newspaper clipping that somehow found it's way into the paper feed path. This was a quick fix, but undoubtedly would have cost us big $$$$ or a new printer. Gave the white thing a little nudge, it moved, turned it back on and alls ok again!
Ink is water based so a damp rag is all you need to clean. I had just read a review on cnet for a canon with lots of user comments saying they had this problem (or similar) and had to throw it away. When it is printing duplex (which I do a lot), it gets to the bottom of the page then seems to lose focus, so to speak. by unknown on Jul 13, 2007 at 8:47pm Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 I have a i4000 purchased in November 04.
Thanks for the advice. If not please try to follow the steps below and check, if you can resolve the problem in home.1. Hi,Welcome to Just Answer ,My name isXXXXX will try to help you..This is basically a hardware error related to Purge Unit/Waste ink absorber (WIA). Tried the 'move the carriage trick' on my MP 500 and it worked! - Anonymous Can you tell me how you manually move the carriage back and forth? - Anonymous I
ip4000. Loading... by unknown on Jan 16, 2009 at 11:56am Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 After my post above, my ip4500 then stuck again. After a restart, I was stuck in the 6A00 wilderness.
I cannot locate the cable that plugs into the motor.any help would be good.