Introduction

An optical drive replacement guide for the Asus ROG GL551J.

Parts

No parts required.

Lay device  on a flat surface with battery facing up.
  • Lay device on a flat surface with battery facing up.

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Locate latch below battery and push right.
  • Locate latch below battery and push right.

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Battery should release upwards. Pull battery out.
  • Battery should release upwards. Pull battery out.

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Locate and unscrew the screw which connects the optical drive to the chassis Locate and unscrew the screw which connects the optical drive to the chassis
  • Locate and unscrew the screw which connects the optical drive to the chassis

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Grasp the edge of the optical drive
  • Grasp the edge of the optical drive

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Pull on the optical drive gently. With little resistance, the optical drive should just slide out
  • Pull on the optical drive gently. With little resistance, the optical drive should just slide out

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Conclusion

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

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