Introduction

If you're encountering issues as a result from the scanner bed, this is where you will want to start.

To replace the glass scanner bed, you must:

  • Remove the two plastic bars that holds the scanner bed in place.
  • Carefully remove the glass scanner bed to add the replacement.
Open up your Canon CanoScan N670U to an upright position.
  • Open up your Canon CanoScan N670U to an upright position.

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Turn your device so that you're facing the long side of the Canon CanoScan N670U.
  • Turn your device so that you're facing the long side of the Canon CanoScan N670U.

  • Locate the small crevice between the plastic components of the scanner bed and the scanner base.

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Carefully insert a metal spudger tool in the crevice and slowly cut through the adhesive between the plastic components.
  • Carefully insert a metal spudger tool in the crevice and slowly cut through the adhesive between the plastic components.

    • You may cut small bits of the plastic as you're slicing the adhesive. Do not forcefully bend the plastic strip as you're cutting or it will snap.

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Once the adhesive strip is sliced through, the plastic bar that is attached should release. Set aside the plastic bar.
  • Once the adhesive strip is sliced through, the plastic bar that is attached should release. Set aside the plastic bar.

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Repeat steps 2-4 for the other side of the scanner.
  • Repeat steps 2-4 for the other side of the scanner.

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Use your hands or a metal spudger tool to push the plastic bar at the bottom of the glass scanner bed forward until you can't push it any farther.
  • Use your hands or a metal spudger tool to push the plastic bar at the bottom of the glass scanner bed forward until you can't push it any farther.

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Insert the metal spudger tool underneath the glass scanner bed. The front of the scanner bed should be resting on top of the tool.
  • Insert the metal spudger tool underneath the glass scanner bed. The front of the scanner bed should be resting on top of the tool.

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Slowly pull the glass scanner bed towards you and set the piece aside.
  • Slowly pull the glass scanner bed towards you and set the piece aside.

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Replace your defective glass scanner bed with a new one.
  • Replace your defective glass scanner bed with a new one.

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Conclusion

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

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