Introduction

A damaged scanner glass will at best produce poor quality images, and at worst damage other parts of the printer or cause injury. Replacing the scanner glass only requires a couple tools and a little patience.

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

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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 forefinger. Gently pull to release the ribbon from the green circuit board.
  • Disconnect the white ribbon cable by grasping it between your thumb and forefinger.

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

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Next, use 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 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.

  • Set button panel aside.

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Using the T9 torx screwdriver, unscrew the seven 0.9 cm black screws on the top plastic frame around the glass.
  • Using the T9 torx screwdriver, unscrew the seven 0.9 cm black screws on the top plastic frame around the glass.

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From the back of the printer, locate the two large plastic tabs as shown.
  • From the back of the printer, locate the two large plastic tabs as shown.

  • With your index fingers underneath each tab, gently and simultaneously pull the tabs towards you and upwards to release the tabs from the plastic clasps behind them.

  • Once these tabs are released, you should be able to remove the whole plastic frame that holds the glass.

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Gently lift the glass/plastic bed from the edge on the side opposite of the button/control panel section. As shown in the second image, gently lift the glass pane up so that it is above the plastic tab that holds it into place.
  • Gently lift the glass/plastic bed from the edge on the side opposite of the button/control panel section.

  • As shown in the second image, gently lift the glass pane up so that it is above the plastic tab that holds it into place.

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Proceed to slide the glass pane out and over the plastic tab to remove it completely from the plastic bed.
  • Proceed to slide the glass pane out and over the plastic tab to remove it completely from the plastic bed.

  • Replace the glass with your new glass pane. To fully reassemble the printer, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Conclusion

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

Amber Gabaldon

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