Parts

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Image 1/1: Wait 5 minutes for unit to discharge fully before proceeding to next step.
  • Power down the TiVo and detach the power cable from the rear of the unit.

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

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  • Using a Torx screwdriver, remove the five T10 screws from the rear of the case.

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  • Pull the grey outer casing up and back toward yourself.

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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  • Disconnect the power to the hard drive.

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Image 1/1: Use extreme caution when unplugging connector and do '''not''' disconnect the data cable by pulling on the cable itself.
  • Grab the hard drive data cable from both sides of the connector and unplug it from the hard drive.

    • Use extreme caution when unplugging connector and do not disconnect the data cable by pulling on the cable itself.

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Image 1/1: Pull the hard drive up and out of the TiVo unit.
  • Unscrew the two screws on the case of the hard drive with a T10 screwdriver.

  • Pull the hard drive up and out of the TiVo unit.

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Image 1/1: Remove the hard drive from the case.
  • Unscrew the four screws, shown in the picture, with a T-10 screwdriver.

  • Remove the hard drive from the case.

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Conclusion

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

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