Introduction

A defective button pad is is not difficult to replace with just a couple tools.

Parts

No parts required.

Grasp the scanner lid cover from the front of the device and lift lid all the way up until it stands on its own.
  • Grasp the scanner lid cover from the front of the device and lift lid all the way up until it stands on its own.

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With two hands, grasp the lid on both sides near the hinges and lift straight up to release the lid from each hinge.
  • With two hands, grasp the lid on both sides near the hinges and lift straight up to release the lid from each hinge.

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Once you have removed the scanner lid, locate the finger notch on inside the top left half of the bezel (control) panel.
  • Once you have removed the scanner lid, locate the finger notch on inside the top left half of the bezel (control) panel.

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Place your index finger in the notch and lift up to unsnap the panel.
  • Place your index finger in the notch and lift up to unsnap the panel.

  • Set panel cover aside.

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Use a T9 torx screwdriver to remove the 0.9 cm screw.
  • Use a T9 torx screwdriver to remove the 0.9 cm screw.

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From the front of the printer, remove the button panel by pulling it towards you while slightly lifting it up.
  • From the front of the printer, remove the button panel by pulling it towards you while slightly lifting it up.

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Disconnect the white ribbon cable by grasping it between your thumb and index finger.
  • Disconnect the white ribbon cable by grasping it between your thumb and index finger.

  • Gently pull to release the ribbon from the green circuit board

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Next, use the flat end of a spudger to pry loose the flat ribbon computer cable by the plastic connection end and carefully separate it from the prongs on the button panel.
  • Next, use the flat end of a spudger to pry loose the flat ribbon computer cable by the plastic connection end and carefully separate it from the prongs on the button panel.

  • Now the whole button should be completely disconnected from the printer.

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Lay the panel on a flat surface with the backside facing up.
  • Lay the panel on a flat surface with the backside facing up.

  • Using a T9 torx screwdriver, remove all six 0.7 cm silver screws from the off-white plastic panel.

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Gently lift the button panel off the plastic backing with rubber button mat.
  • Gently lift the button panel off the plastic backing with rubber button mat.

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Be careful not to lift out and lose the two clear plastic panel separators (these are not fastened to the panel but can easily fall out of the panel if tilted). These are two small plastic parts that sit near the top right and left portions of the panel.
  • Be careful not to lift out and lose the two clear plastic panel separators (these are not fastened to the panel but can easily fall out of the panel if tilted). These are two small plastic parts that sit near the top right and left portions of the panel.

  • Insert your new button panel. To reassemble your printer, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Conclusion

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

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