Introduction

CD drive not working properly? CD drive not functioning properly and refusing to come out? This guide will take you through how to remove the CD drive.

Image 1/2: The same PHO screwdriver bit can be used throughout all the steps. Image 2/2: The same PHO screwdriver bit can be used throughout all the steps.
  • Remove the indicated seven (7) 6 mm Phillips #0 screws for the back cover.

  • The same PHO screwdriver bit can be used throughout all the steps.

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  • Lift the back cover using the tab to expose the hardware beneath.

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Image 1/3: This is the only screw holding the CD drive in place. Do not lose it. Image 2/3: This is the only screw holding the CD drive in place. Do not lose it. Image 3/3: This is the only screw holding the CD drive in place. Do not lose it.
  • Remove the indicated 5mm Phillips #0 screw.

  • This is the only screw holding the CD drive in place. Do not lose it.

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  • Using the plastic opening tool, pull out the CD drive.

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  • Remove the indicated 4mm Phillips #0 screw and metal hinge.

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  • Remove the three (3) indicated 2mm Phillips #0 screws.

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Image 1/2: This should expose the inside of the CD drive. Image 2/2: This should expose the inside of the CD drive.
  • Lift metal cover gently, using the tab like indent located where the arrow is pointed.

  • This should expose the inside of the CD drive.

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Conclusion

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

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