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Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace the CD drive for a ASUS X552LAV-BBI5N08 laptop.

  1. Battery is not showed in pictures.
    • Battery is not showed in pictures.

    • Flip the laptop face down.

  2. Slide the right button to the left. Hold the left button to the right. While you hold the left button in position, slide the battery out by pushing it away from you.
    • Slide the right button to the left.

    • Hold the left button to the right.

    • While you hold the left button in position, slide the battery out by pushing it away from you.

  3. Locate the bottom panel. It is at the opposite end of the battery.
    • Locate the bottom panel. It is at the opposite end of the battery.

    • Remove the two 12mm screws at the bottom panel with a Tri-wing Y1 screwdriver.

  4. Remove bottom panel by lifting it up. Locate the hard drive. It is located in the bottom left corner.
    • Remove bottom panel by lifting it up.

    • Locate the hard drive.

    • It is located in the bottom left corner.

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  6. Remove the four 5.5mm screws located on the hard drive case using a Tri-wing Y1 screwdriver. Slide the hard drive out to the left. Slide the hard drive out to the left.
    • Remove the four 5.5mm screws located on the hard drive case using a Tri-wing Y1 screwdriver.

    • Slide the hard drive out to the left.

  7. Use Tri-wing Y1 screwdriver to remove seven 4mm screws from battery area. Use opening tool to split keyboard from base of the laptop. Make sure to start from one end and go around the edges.
    • Use Tri-wing Y1 screwdriver to remove seven 4mm screws from battery area.

    • Use opening tool to split keyboard from base of the laptop.

    • Make sure to start from one end and go around the edges.

  8. Flip laptop to sit on its bottom. Lift keyboard up by the front edge Lift keyboard up by the front edge
    • Flip laptop to sit on its bottom.

    • Lift keyboard up by the front edge

  9. Flip up the small locking flap for the two ZIF connectors. Unplug the connectors that are keeping the keyboard connected. Unplug the connectors that are keeping the keyboard connected.
    • Flip up the small locking flap for the two ZIF connectors.

    • Unplug the connectors that are keeping the keyboard connected.

  10. Flip up the locking flap for the ZIF connector. Unplug the connector that is keeping the keyboard connected. Unplug the connector that is keeping the keyboard connected.
    • Flip up the locking flap for the ZIF connector.

    • Unplug the connector that is keeping the keyboard connected.

  11. Remove keyboard from laptop. Remove two 4mm screws around CD drive Slide the CD drive out to the right to remove it.
    • Remove keyboard from laptop.

    • Remove two 4mm screws around CD drive

    • Slide the CD drive out to the right to remove it.

Conclusion

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

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