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Engine Test Printer was working very well and then for no reason started printinng 1/4 inch space lines on every page until both paper trays were emptied. (Landscape). During this printing frenzy the display showed: Engine Test I turned off the printer for about 5 minutes and when I turned it back on the display showed: Ready, until I tried printing & then it went to Engine Test again & started to empty the trays. I know it's an "old" printer and I just need to know if I need to set it out with the trash.

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