Power Mac G5

The PowerMac G5 is a desktop computer first produced in 2003 by the Apple Corporation. This guide will review the repair process of an Apple PowerMac G5 model number A1047 EMC 2061 from 2004. It was discontinued in 2006 as part of the Intel switch first to developers then consumers.

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Optical drive door sticks going down.

Hi, can case parts for the G5 towers be replaced?? My optical drive door sticks/jams going down because the "cheese grater" part of my tower case is dented. Wondering if this part can be swapped with another. My first thought is NO, but...


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Try this: Remove the optical drive, here's how.

Then using "push piece" like the small end of a ball peen hammer, place on the dent and tap it back out.

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Nice edit chris, thanks

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Yes, Apple Service providers can get the case's - Probably around the $200 range though.. you can want to take some components out and try to "bang out the dent"

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