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Brother MFC-490CW Scanning Glass Replacement

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  1. Brother MFC-490CW Scanning Glass Replacement, Removing Scanner Header: step 1, image 1 of 3 Brother MFC-490CW Scanning Glass Replacement, Removing Scanner Header: step 1, image 2 of 3 Brother MFC-490CW Scanning Glass Replacement, Removing Scanner Header: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • Twist green section to allow the scanner head to have a full range of motion.

  2. Brother MFC-490CW Scanning Glass Replacement, Removing Scan Header: step 2, image 1 of 3 Brother MFC-490CW Scanning Glass Replacement, Removing Scan Header: step 2, image 2 of 3 Brother MFC-490CW Scanning Glass Replacement, Removing Scan Header: step 2, image 3 of 3
    • To remove scanner head, open it halfway as possible and slide the hinges out of place and the head will be removed.

  3. Brother MFC-490CW Scanning Glass Replacement, Remove scanner head connection to printer: step 3, image 1 of 3 Brother MFC-490CW Scanning Glass Replacement, Remove scanner head connection to printer: step 3, image 2 of 3 Brother MFC-490CW Scanning Glass Replacement, Remove scanner head connection to printer: step 3, image 3 of 3
    • The panels to expose the cords will become exposed when the head is removed.

    • Pull all colored cords from the printer and unscrew the other wire to be fully removed.

    • Pull the black tab from the printer to remove.

  4. Brother MFC-490CW Scanning Glass Replacement, Removing the bottom screws: step 4, image 1 of 2 Brother MFC-490CW Scanning Glass Replacement, Removing the bottom screws: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Once scanner is free from the printer remove all the screws on the bottom base

    • Use a #2 Philips head screw driver to remove the two 12.1mm screws.

  5. Brother MFC-490CW Scanning Glass Replacement, Exposing scanner glass: step 5, image 1 of 3 Brother MFC-490CW Scanning Glass Replacement, Exposing scanner glass: step 5, image 2 of 3 Brother MFC-490CW Scanning Glass Replacement, Exposing scanner glass: step 5, image 3 of 3
    • To separate the base from the glass hold upright and separate along the edge where you removed the screws.

    • Use hands to expose the glass.

    • Keep track flat once glass is removed as to not lose little parts.

  6. Brother MFC-490CW Scanning Glass Replacement, Replacing scanner glass: step 6, image 1 of 3 Brother MFC-490CW Scanning Glass Replacement, Replacing scanner glass: step 6, image 2 of 3 Brother MFC-490CW Scanning Glass Replacement, Replacing scanner glass: step 6, image 3 of 3
    • Disconnect the glass from the tracks.

    • Remove old or broken glass.

    • Replace with adhesive tape along the bottom of the header and reassemble.

Conclusion

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

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