aluminum covered chip glued to DVD below keyboard

PowerBook G4 Aluminum 15 1.5-1.67 GHz

I have a pb g4 and in tearing it down for HD replacement, I found an aluminum foil covered chip that has a cable and attaches to the MB small white connector to J3420 (MB Connector that is 1" above the upper right corner of the dvd player). looks like 3 wires in the single small cable. This is on top of the DVD player & under the keyboard. Help EMC. 2076

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Yes, it is the yellow item with the green cover, on top of the dvd drive. It plugs into the logic board right above it. I just wondered what it is. thanks and if you know what it is Id appreciate knowing. thanks



that was it...& thanks. Also, Im having trouble with the dvd not being recognized. I worked once or twice & now it will not kick out the disk & it is not recognized as hardware??? whats up? thanks


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That's the holder for the PRAM battery. PowerBook G4 Aluminum 15" 1.5-1.67 GHz PRAM Battery Replacement

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