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Introduction

Is the optical drive on your Acer Aspire 5336-2524 not able to read a disk, not opening, or is no longer recognized by the computer? If so, follow this guide with simple steps and minimal tools to replace the drive.

If you are unsure why the optical drive stopped working, review the optical drive troubleshooting steps located on iFixit’s website at the following URL before proceeding: Optical Drive Troubleshooting.

Always make sure to power off electronics and remove power sources such as batteries before making repairs. Follow the battery removal guide at the following URL as a first step Acer Aspire 5336-2524 Battery Replacement.

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  1. Remove the M2.5x8 screw using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.
    • Remove the M2.5x8 screw using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

  2. Slide the DVD/CD drive out of the laptop. Slide the DVD/CD drive out of the laptop.
    • Slide the DVD/CD drive out of the laptop.

Conclusion

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

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