Introduction

Use this guide to replace a damaged or malfunctioning control panel on your Brother IntelliFax-2840. The entire panel is replaced as a unit, including the buttons and display.

Parts

No parts required.

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  • Remove the two 15 mm Phillips #1 screws securing the ADF at the rear of the fax machine.

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  • Gently pull the ADF up and away from the machine.

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  • Gently lift up the control panel.

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Image 1/3: Repeat for the left side control arm. Image 2/3: You can make this task easier by taking the handset out of the cradle and setting it aside. Image 3/3: You can make this task easier by taking the handset out of the cradle and setting it aside.
  • Use a finger or prying tool to gently pop off the right side control arm (furthest from the handset).

  • Repeat for the left side control arm.

    • You can make this task easier by taking the handset out of the cradle and setting it aside.

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Image 1/2: Lifting from the front edge, gently flip up the control panel. Image 2/2: Lifting from the front edge, gently flip up the control panel.
  • Do not attempt to completely remove the control panel yet, as it is still connected by a cable.

  • Lifting from the front edge, gently flip up the control panel.

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  • While supporting the control panel with one hand, remove the three 12.2 mm Phillips #1 screws securing the rear control panel cover.

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Image 1/1: Slide the rear control panel cover down slightly to free it from the three clips along the upper edge.
  • While still supporting the control panel, use your fingers or a spudger to gently free the two plastic clips securing the rear control panel cover.

  • Slide the rear control panel cover down slightly to free it from the three clips along the upper edge.

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  • Separate the rear control panel cover from the control panel.

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Image 1/2: The control panel should now come free. Image 2/2: The control panel should now come free.
  • Gently pull the control panel cable straight out from its connector.

  • The control panel should now come free.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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