What to do when P, 0, 3 (6000) alternately flashes on the MG2120

Article ID: ART141526 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 07/19/2019


P 0 3 flashes on the display



Error P, 0, 3 or 6000 Appears

When P, 0, 3 alternately flashes on the printer's LED, an issue requiring your attention has occurred on the printer. While this message flashes the power lamp and the error lamp of the main unit will alternately blink.
When printing from the computer, error 6000 will appear on your computer's monitor.





When the above message appears, please check the following and click on the link to clear the message on the printer.

  • Paper may have jammed in the printer. Click here for instructions to remove a paper jam.
  • There is an obstruction in the printer. Click here for instructions to check for an obstruction and remove it.
  • The printer's timing strip may be dirty. Click here to clean the timing strip.

If you have attempted the suggestions above and you are still experiencing the P, 0, 3 error on your printer, the printer may require servicing.

If your product issue was not resolved after following the steps above, or if you require additional help, please create or log in to your Canon Account to see your technical support options.

Or if you still need help, visit our Canon Community by clicking the button below to get answers:

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