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HP4670 won't scan at higher dpi than 600, (even though it worked flawless the last time I used it)

A few months ago, I got this old scanner working with my windows 7 computer, it was working perfectly, no issues at all. Now, when I try to scan at 1200 dpi or 2400 dpi, the scan head seems like it's stuck and makes a clicking noise. I can scan at 300 and 600 dpi, and the preview mode works, so the head doesn't seem to get stuck under those modes If I scan at 600 dpi, the image appears to have waves in it. I'm wondering how something that works fine a few months ago, just magically stops functioning properly? I'm thinking of pulling it apart and looking at it. (it's out of warranty anyway)

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