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If your drive is having problems opening, the drive belt may have broken or fallen out of the track and you will need to replace it.

Insert an open paper clip into the small hole on the left side of the faceplate. The tray should click open, extend it fully.
  • Insert an open paper clip into the small hole on the left side of the faceplate.

  • The tray should click open, extend it fully.

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Use an opening device to push in the black tabs on the left, right and bottom of the outer chassis to unhook the faceplate. Use an opening device to push in the black tabs on the left, right and bottom of the outer chassis to unhook the faceplate. Use an opening device to push in the black tabs on the left, right and bottom of the outer chassis to unhook the faceplate.
  • Use an opening device to push in the black tabs on the left, right and bottom of the outer chassis to unhook the faceplate.

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Pull the faceplate away from the main chassis.
  • Pull the faceplate away from the main chassis.

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Unscrew the four 8.5 mm screws on the bottom chassis using a Philips #2 screwdriver.
  • Unscrew the four 8.5 mm screws on the bottom chassis using a Philips #2 screwdriver.

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Lift the top and bottom chassis straight up in order to remove them. Lift the top and bottom chassis straight up in order to remove them.
  • Lift the top and bottom chassis straight up in order to remove them.

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Extend the tray so that the belt is accessible. Remove the old belt using tweezers.
  • Extend the tray so that the belt is accessible.

  • Remove the old belt using tweezers.

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Carefully replace with the new belt by wrapping it around the larger gear first, followed by the smaller gear. Carefully replace with the new belt by wrapping it around the larger gear first, followed by the smaller gear.
  • Carefully replace with the new belt by wrapping it around the larger gear first, followed by the smaller gear.

No parts? What about the belt? Where do you get these tiny things?

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Conclusion

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

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