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The inside glass on my scanner is cloudy. How can I clean the inside glass surface? 2170 series.

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  • chrises Jul 07, 2008

    Thanks for the info, not sure I will do this. Why can't it be designed for easy cleaning? And if it's not a good idea, why show me how?

  • icelyn53 Jul 10, 2008

    The inside glass is hazy and casts this same haze particularly on the scans of pictures

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Click Here for instructions on how to do it.

Posted on Jul 07, 2008

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    Georgia B Jul 07, 2008

    If it's not advisable why do they give you step by step instructions on how to do it?

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The Little LCD readout cover is simply glued on. You can open the whole printer screw by screw and remove the LCD to access th back of the LCD cover but it will take some work. You can try to take off the plastic cover by forcing it off but you can scrach or damage the cover. Unless it is cloudy to the point that you can't read the LCD messages then I would just leave it alone, otherwise go with the first option of taking the printer apart to access the LCD.

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Hi,

Actually, its not really advisable for the printer owners/customers to clean the inside part of the glass. Try cleaning first the outside glass part but if still doesnt work. Please check if you still have warranty of your product or call 1-800-474-6836 for technical assistance via phone.

thank you so much.

adonscott

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