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Epson stylus color 3000.

So, I have this epson stylus color 3000. It’s years old now, is currently out of commission. Makes a very disturbing grinding noise, does not print.

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Re: epson stylus color 3000.

Replace it.
Repair is not  likely
Bo parts
High labour

Posted on Oct 25, 2007

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