FIX CANON PRINTER ERROR 6000

 

HOW TO FIX CANON PRINTER ERROR 6000?

Causes Of Canon Printer Error 6000

  • This problem occurs when the paper feed tray of the printer prevents it from opening when something is blocked in it. It could be dust mites or pieces of paper.
  • Error code 6000 can also occur if the tray is not fitted properly to the tray.
  • Also, this error can occur when we try to give more than one paper print command at the same time.
  • Sometimes, it can also appear on your system, when the printer is surrounded by too many documents.
  • Line feed is either scratched or smeared.
  • This error also occurs when a fault occurs in the sensor unit or in-line-feed slit.
  • Solutions To Fix Canon Printer Error 6000 

Method 1. Procedure To Clean The Paper Feed Roller 

* For Windows 

First, make sure your printer is turned on. After that, if there is any paper left from the back tray, remove it.

After that, open the Printer Properties dialog box using a procedure that may differ according to your operating system.

  • First of all, completely press the Windows and X keys from your keyboard.
  • Then, type “control panel” in the search box and press the Enter key.
  • Next, select “Devices and Printers”.
  • As a result, the Devices and Printers window will appear on your screen.
  • Right-click on your list of printers and select “Printing Preferences” from the menu that appears.
  • Next, click on the Maintenance tab and then the “Roller Cleaning” tab.
  • Next, you need to confirm the message and click on the “OK” tab.
  • As a result, the paper feed roller will rotate when cleaned.
  • Next, you need to make sure that the paper feed roller stops rotating. Then, when the message appears, load three or more sheets of A-4 size plain paper in portrait orientation into the rear tray. Here, you have to set the paper thickness lever to the right.
  • Then, confirm the message displayed and click the “OK” button.
  • As a result, paper loaded into the printer will feed through the printer and can be ejected. It is recommended not to perform any other operations when cleaning the paper feed roller.
  • Finally, you have to confirm the message displayed and click on the “OK” tab.

If you are still facing this problem, then turn off the printer, unplug the power plug. After that, wipe the paper feed roller on the inside right side of the rear tray with a damp cotton swab. Then, twirl the roller by hand as you clean it. Do not touch the paper feed roller with your fingers, twist it with a cotton swab.

For Mac 

  • First, make sure your printer is turned on. After that, if there is any paper left from the back tray, remove it.
  • Then, slowly open the paper output tray, and expand to open the output tray extension.
  • After that, open Canon Printer IJ Utility.
  • For that, open “System Preferences” and click on “Print & Fax”. Next, select your printer name in Printers and click “Open Print Queue”. Now, click on 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 Cleaning is selected in the pop-up menu. Then, click on “Roller Cleaning”. Now, select the source of the paper to clean. Next, click “OK”. As a result, the paper feed roller will spin as it is cleaned.
  • Next, you need to make sure that the paper feed roller stops rotating. Then, when the message appears, load three or more sheets of A-4 size plain paper in portrait orientation into the rear tray. Here, you have to set the paper thickness lever to the right.
  • Then, confirm the message displayed and click the “OK” button.
  • As a result, paper loaded into the printer will feed through the printer and can be ejected. It is recommended not to perform any other operations when cleaning the paper feed roller.
  • Finally, you have to confirm the message displayed and click on the “OK” tab.

Method 2.

  • If the line feed is either scratched or smudged, all you need to do is clean the LF or EJ slit film with a non-corrosive solution.

Method 3.

  • If the LF drive has any stuck particles, debris or foreign objects, remove the jammed object properly.

Method 4. Deleting Print Jobs from the Print Queue

  • First of all, press the Windows and R keys all the way from your keyboard.
  • Then type “services.msc” in the run box. Click on the “OK” tab.
  • As a result, the Services window will appear. Here, you have to scroll down to Print Spooler. Then, right-click on it and click “Stop”.
  • Once again, completely press the Windows and R keys from your keyboard.
  • Then type “spool” in the Run box and click “OK.”
  • Now, type “%systemroot%System32 Spool Printers” and then press Enter.
  • Next, select all files by holding ctrl and a key together.
  • After that, press the “Delete” key to delete all the files.
  • Then, after deleting all the files, close the spool folder.
  • After that go back to the service window. Now, right-click on the “Print Spooler Service” folder and click on the “Start” button.

Method 5.

  • Sometimes, a faulty printer component can also affect the printer’s ability to operate. Therefore, to overcome this problem, it is important to replace the faulty parts. The faulty part of the printer may include LF and EJ slit film. It may also include the timing sensor unit, paper feed roller unit, and logic board.

Method 6. The Procedure for Restarting Your Printer

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

Method 7.

  • In case, if your printer is cluttered with documents, make sure you have secured a clear space in front of the tray before copying or printing. When the error message is displayed and if you find something in front of the tray, delete it. After that, turn off the printer and then turn the printer off and 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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