Introduction

Replace the optical drive in your HP Pavilion dv6000.

Parts

No parts required.

Before proceeding, it is recommended to remove the battery to prevent any electrical damage to components.
  • Before proceeding, it is recommended to remove the battery to prevent any electrical damage to components.

  • Remove the single 5.6 mm Phillips screw securing the optical drive to the lower case.

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Insert the tip of an unrolled paper clip into the small hole located on the side of the optical drive.
  • Insert the tip of an unrolled paper clip into the small hole located on the side of the optical drive.

  • The tray will partially pop out of the laptop.

  • Firmly pull the drive straight away from the laptop.

  • While pulling the drive out, be careful not to bend the sliding rails on both sides of the optical drive.

  • At this point you can remove the entire optical drive, or you can continue to disassemble the optical drive assembly.

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Conclusion

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

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