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No light when scanner turns on; can bulb be replaced? where to buy?

Can I replace the white cold cathode fluorescent bulb on my EPSON 3170 scanner? Where can I buy a new bulb?

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Unfortunately the bulb on the scanner is not available on retail stores. Epson does not allow end users to take the scanner apart because they might not be able to put the scanner back in together because of the scanner's engineering design.
Please log on to support.epson.com. Click on help me find a service center to the right of the page to search for an epson certified servicer near to your area.

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I had the same problem, I know this is late to this post but if anyone else is having this problem, this is what I did to get my lamp to come back to life after trying everything I could think of. I simply reloaded the software for the Epson 3170 and it worked again like the day I bought it.

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