How to Fix Canon Printer error code 6000

Canon printer are one of the best when it comes to quality and reliability. Canon manufactures many models of inkjet printer, multi function printer, all-in-one printer, colour laser printer. As famous as it may be, certain technology problems may grow rapidly. There are various kinds of issues that stop printing. One of these is Canon Printer error code 6000. If you find this problem, please do not hesitate to contact us and take our help.

Canon Printer Error 6000 is a very common error which is found among Canon printer. If this message arrives on your LCD, it comes along with a message that tells you to immediately turn off your printer. As soon as you power off the printer, you will find that the light green-orange flashes with an interval in between. It is originally a paper jam issue.

Possible causes of the Canon Printer error code 6000:

Canon printer Error Message 6000 is basically a paper jam issue. When the user tries to print something, this error might appear. As soon as this error displays, it will turn off the power of the printer and the alarm light which is green-orange in color will flash with the pause. A good number of Canon printer models like MG6350, MMG3100, MP150, MP160 and many more come across such issue.

Several reasons can cause Canon printer error code 6000. Sometimes, It has been found that it causes the automatic shutdown of your window registry system without warning. Below are some of the most common causes of error code 6000:

  • The line feed is automatically both scratched or damaged.
  • Some small particles, debris or foreign objects are stuck in the L.F Drive and causes your printer to show error.
  • Error codes can be seen due to some error in the in-line feeds lit OS sensor unit.

This issue might arise due to paper feed error which causes a jam in the paper tray. But it’s not always necessary that this reason is only responsible. Sometimes, this error message is displayed when your printer tries to print without ink or any cut piece of paper gets stuck inside the printer. This is a very basic error in the Canon PIXMA 630 model. Another reason for this error message might be a poor connection on the system.

Tips to fix this Canon Error Code 6000 on your Canon printer:

⦁    Turn off your Canon printer for some time, wait for at least 10 minutes and then restart your printer by turning it on

⦁    Check whether the paper tray is set correctly or not. If any foreign substance is obstructing the path of printing, you should remove that object

⦁    Verify whether any tiny object or simply a torn piece of paper is present in your Canon printer. If so, remove it gently to experience smooth printing

⦁    Try to clean other components of your printer machine which includes the print head or the encoder strip.

Various alternative methods to fix Canon Printer error 6000

Here are our two best fixes to Resolve canon printer error 6000. Follow our each and every step carefully and get resolved with all your issues.

Steps 1:

  • If you find any smeared or scratched line feed, then just simply clean the LF and EJ slit film with a non-corrosive solution.
  • If any debris or foreign object in the LF drive is struck, try to remove the jammed object carefully without damaging.
  • Replace damaged hardware parts immediately. These defective components may include one or more of these items i.e LF/ EJ slit film, LF/ EJ timing sensor unit, paper feed roller unit, logic board, and paper feed motor, etc.

Steps 2:

  • Unplug your printer’s cable from the power plug, and leave it for 5 minutes in the Pause Mode.
  • Now plug the power cord again and “Switch On” the printer.
  • Press the power button for 5 seconds. and then press the Stop button Twice.
  • Repeat this method twice.
  • This time release the Power button slowly.
  • and then Press the Stop button four times. This will surely clear the error 6000 message from your computer screen.

For Windows 

  • Firstly, make sure that your printer is turned On. After that, remove if there is any paper from the rear tray.
  • After that, open the printer properties dialogue box using the procedure that may vary according to your Operating System.
    • First of all, press the windows and X key altogether from your keyboard.
    • Then, type “Control Panel” in the search box and press the enter key.
    • Next, select “Devices and Printers”.
    • As a result, devices and printer window will appear on your screen.
    • Right-click on the listing of your printer and select “Printing Preferences” from the menu that appears.
  • Thereafter, click the maintenance tab and then “Roller Cleaning” tab.
  • Subsequently, you need to confirm the message and click on the “Ok” tab.
  • As a result, the paper feed roller will rotate as they clean.
  • Next, you need to make sure that the paper feed roller stops rotating. After that, when the message appears, load three or more sheets of A-4 sized plain paper in portrait orientation in the rear tray. Here, you have to set the paper thickness lever to the right.
  • Then, confirm the displayed message and click on the “Ok” button.
  • As a result, the paper that is loaded in the printer will feed through the printer and can be ejected. It is recommended not to perform any other operation while the paper feed roller is being cleaned.
  • Finally, you need to confirm the displayed message and click on the “Ok” tab.

If still you are facing this problem, turn off the printer, unplug the power plug. After that, wipe the paper feed roller located on the right side inside the rear tray with the moistened cotton swab. Then, rotate the roller manually as you clean it. Do not touch the paper feed roller with your fingers, rotate it with the cotton swab.

* For Mac 

  • Firstly, make sure that your printer is turned On. After that, remove if there is any paper from the rear tray.
  • Then, open the paper output tray gently, and extend to open the output tray extension.
  • After that, open the Canon Printer IJ utility.
  • For that, open “system preferences” and click “print and fax”. After this, select your printer’s name in Printers and click “Open Print Queue”.Now, click the Utility/ Printer setup icon. Then, select your printer name in the product list and click “maintenance”.
  • After that, you need to clean the paper feed roller. For that, make sure that cleaning is selected in the pop-up menu. Then, click on “Roller Cleaning”. Now, select the paper source to clean. Next, click on “Ok”. As a result, the paper feed roller will rotate as it is cleaned.
  • Next, you need to make sure that the paper feed roller stops rotating. After that, when the message appears, load three or more sheets of A-4 sized plain paper in portrait orientation in the rear tray. Here, you have to set the paper thickness lever to the right.
  • Then, confirm the displayed message and click on the “Ok” button.
  • As a result, the paper that is loaded in the printer will feed through the printer and can be ejected. It is recommended not to perform any other operation while the paper feed roller is being cleaned.
  • Finally, you need to confirm the displayed message and click on the “Ok” tab.

Method 2.

  • If the line feed is either scratched or smeared, you need to simply clean the LF or EJ slit film with a noncorrosive solution.

Method 3.

  • In case, if there is any stuck particles, debris or foreign object in the LF drive, remove the jammed object properly.

Method 4. Procedure To Delete Print Jobs From The Print Queue

  • Firstly, press the windows and R key altogether from your keyboard.
  • Thereafter, in the Run box, type “services.msc”. Click on the “Ok” tab.
  • As a result, the services window will appear. Here, you need to scroll down to the Print Spooler. Then, right-click on it and click on “Stop”.
  • Once again press the windows and R key altogether from your keyboard.
  • After that, in the run box, type “spool” and click on “Ok”.
  • Now, type “%systemroot%\System32\spool\printers and then press the enter key.
  • Next, select all of the files by holding ctrl and a key altogether.
  • After that, press the “delete” key to delete all of the files.
  • Then, after deleting all the files, close the spool folder.
  • After this, go back to the services window. Now, right-click on the “Print Spooler Service” folder and click on the “Start” button.
Method 5.
  • Sometimes, even the defective component of the printer can affect the printer’s ability of the printer. So, to overcome this problem, it is important to replace the defective parts. The defective part of the printer may include LF and EJ slit film. It may also include a timing sensor unit, the paper feed roller unit, and the logic board.

Method 6. Procedure To Restart Your Printer

  • First of all, you need to unplug your printer device from the power switch. Then, leave as it is for a few seconds in the same pause mode.
  • After that, re-plug the power cord of your printer and again switch On it.
  • Thereafter, press the and hold the “Power” button for a few seconds. Next, you need to press the “Stop” button twice.
  • Then, you need to repeat this procedure one or more times.
  • Now, this time you need to release the “Power” button very slowly.
  • Lastly, you need to press the “Stop” button four times.

Method 7.

  • In case, if your printer is surrounded with documents make sure that you secure the clear space in front of the tray before copying or printing. When the error message is displayed and in case if you find something is in front of the tray, remove it. After that, turn off the printer and then turn off the printer and back on again and the printer will be ready for printing.

Hence, this completes the troubleshooting steps to fix Canon error 6000 completely.

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