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.

Remove the two 15 mm Phillips #1 screws securing the ADF at the rear of the fax machine.
  • 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. Gently pull the ADF up and away from the machine.
  • Gently pull the ADF up and away from the machine.

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Gently lift up the control panel. Gently lift up the control panel.
  • Gently lift up the control panel.

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

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Gently pull the control panel cable straight out from its connector. 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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