Introduction

This repair guide will walk you through the steps to removing and replacing the internal drive component of your APS Tech 101629 CD-Drive. First the external casing will need to be removed.

Pry 4 plastic feet off the bottom of the enclosure using the iPod opening tool. Pry 4 plastic feet off the bottom of the enclosure using the iPod opening tool. Pry 4 plastic feet off the bottom of the enclosure using the iPod opening tool.
  • Pry 4 plastic feet off the bottom of the enclosure using the iPod opening tool.

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Unscrew the four screws previously covered by the feet. Unscrew the four screws previously covered by the feet.
  • Unscrew the four screws previously covered by the feet.

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Flip the device right side up, then gently slide the casing upwards and off the hard drive. Flip the device right side up, then gently slide the casing upwards and off the hard drive.
  • Flip the device right side up, then gently slide the casing upwards and off the hard drive.

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Flip device upside down again.
  • Flip device upside down again.

  • Gently pry the bottom gray casing away from the device.

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Rotate so back of device is facing you, then gently pry the back casing away. When back casing is removed, the fan will become loose.
  • Rotate so back of device is facing you, then gently pry the back casing away.

  • When back casing is removed, the fan will become loose.

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Flip so device is upside down. Remove 4 screws with Phillips #1 screw driver.
  • Flip so device is upside down.

  • Remove 4 screws with Phillips #1 screw driver.

    • Be sure to save the washers that seperate the screws from the baseplate for reassembly.

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Slide the internal drive component away from the back of the device. Remove the connections from the back of the internal component in the order of your choosing, we suggest left to right. The connections are:
  • Slide the internal drive component away from the back of the device.

  • Remove the connections from the back of the internal component in the order of your choosing, we suggest left to right. The connections are:

    • Audio Connection

    • SCSI ID

    • Terminate On

    • SCSI Connection

    • DC Input (power)

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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