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MFC8840D The auto document feeder does NOT pick or feed any more documents. I can only use the flat bed. When I put document in the feeder, it does not sense the pages there, and it starts scanning the pages from the flat-bed. Could you help me? Is this part something I can change my self? Do I need a replair manual to replace this part?

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  • Anonymous May 06, 2008

    The auto document feeder is not working. Faxes, copies and scanning can only be done by the flatbed. The left hinge is cracked and does not allow the document cover to properly sit in place. The document cover not seated properly is what is not enabling the auto document feeder to function. This hinge can be replace with the removal of four (4) phillip screws. The part retails for about $15.00 dollars.

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    Auto-feed leaves a line on a scanned or copied page. This does not happen when I scan and copy on the flat bed.

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    Auto-feed leaves a line on scanned and copied material. This does not happen when I use the flat-bed.



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Hinge broken left, replace 25 bucks precision roller sells them as does any brother printer dealer, yes you can fix it yourself 3 screws, no manual required

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