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

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

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

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

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

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  7. 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. 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.
    • 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.

  8. Extend scanner assembly completely to remove scanner portion. Extend scanner assembly completely to remove scanner portion. Extend scanner assembly completely to remove scanner portion.
    • Extend scanner assembly completely to remove scanner portion.

  9. 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. 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.
    • 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.

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

  11. 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. 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. 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.
    • 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.

  12. 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. 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. 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.
    • 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.

  13. 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. 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. 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.
    • 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.

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

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