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This guide will provide simple instructions for the removal of the outer casing of the TiVo Series 2. This may be necessary for interior part replacement or cleaning. The only tool needed for this tear-down is a T10 Torx or similar star bit screwdriver.

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your TiVo Series 2 TCD540080, use our service manual.

Power down the TiVo and detach the power cable from the rear of the unit.
  • Power down the TiVo and detach the power cable from the rear of the unit.

    • Wait 5 minutes for the unit to fully discharge before proceeding to the next step.

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Remove the five T10 screws from the rear of the case using the Torx screwdriver.
  • Remove the five T10 screws from the rear of the case using the Torx screwdriver.

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Lift up and pull back the outer casing towards the rear of the unit. Lift up and pull back the outer casing towards the rear of the unit.
  • Lift up and pull back the outer casing towards the rear of the unit.

I have the TiVo Series 2 model TCD746500 and the procedure for replacing a fan on my model is almost identical to the procedure described here, with one significant difference at this step: first pull/slide the outer casing back towards yourself and only thereafter pull it up.

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