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This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your Brother MFC-240C, use our service manual.

  1. Completely lift up scanner portion of printer and detach visible USB chord.
    • Completely lift up scanner portion of printer and detach visible USB chord.

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  2. Use flat head screwdriver to pry tabbed panel off.
    • Use flat head screwdriver to pry tabbed panel off.

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    • Gently lift up ribbon cable and pull it through holder then remove ribbon cable from its track.

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    • Using a flat head screwdriver, remove the 2nd tabbed panel.

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    • Remove the 4 plugs and unscrew ground-wire then place the plugs to the side.

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    • Using your screwdriver press down on the tab as shown. This allows the hinge to be removed from the printing body as seen in photo.

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    • Extend scanner assembly completely to remove scanner portion.

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    • After removing the scanner assembly, place it on its head. Remove the hinge and 4 screws from the lower scanner portion using Philips-head screwdriver.

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    • Place on opposite face, and gently pry upper and lower scanner portions apart. Remove the 4 plugs from the lower scanner portion.

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    • To remove image sensor, detach the wire strip and pull it out. Remove the two springs that are under the image sensor after its removal.

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    • To remove the belt, first place the image sensor to the side then press down on the gear base to loosen belt and remove from the gear.

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    • Remove the 3 highlighted screws. For the gear driven by the motor, press the tab in highlighted gear to remove set gear. For the gear that was attached to belt, remove C-clip to remove gear then pull the last gear off.

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    • After the removing gears, lift up on the retained end of metal rod and pull out the other side.

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    • Once the rod has been removed, remove the metal plate in which the gears were sitting then take out the motor.

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