Open the tray by pressing the eject button Remove the DVD tray faceplate by pushing the faceplate up off of the tray. Remove the DVD tray faceplate by pushing the faceplate up off of the tray.
  • Open the tray by pressing the eject button

  • Remove the DVD tray faceplate by pushing the faceplate up off of the tray.

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Press the eject button to insert the tray
  • Press the eject button to insert the tray

  • After the tray is closed unplug DVD player

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Unscrew the 3 screws in the back.
  • Unscrew the 3 screws in the back.

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Pull the outer case upward and then towards you. Pull the outer case upward and then towards you.
  • Pull the outer case upward and then towards you.

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There are six symmetrically placed tabs holding in the front faceplate.  Unhook these six tabs to loosen the faceplate. There are six symmetrically placed tabs holding in the front faceplate.  Unhook these six tabs to loosen the faceplate. There are six symmetrically placed tabs holding in the front faceplate.  Unhook these six tabs to loosen the faceplate.
  • There are six symmetrically placed tabs holding in the front faceplate. Unhook these six tabs to loosen the faceplate.

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Pull off front faceplate. This may take a couple of tries to get all six tabs unhooked simultaneously. Pull off front faceplate. This may take a couple of tries to get all six tabs unhooked simultaneously.
  • Pull off front faceplate. This may take a couple of tries to get all six tabs unhooked simultaneously.

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Locate the white clip that attaches the cord to the motherboard Grasp clip and squeeze to release Lift up and remove power cord
  • Locate the white clip that attaches the cord to the motherboard

  • Grasp clip and squeeze to release

  • Lift up and remove power cord

  • Slide cord mount from outer case

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Remove the three screws holding in the DVD tray Remove the three screws holding in the DVD tray Remove the three screws holding in the DVD tray
  • Remove the three screws holding in the DVD tray

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Remove the power cord and first two ribbons by pulling them directly out of their sockets. Remove the power cord and first two ribbons by pulling them directly out of their sockets.
  • Remove the power cord and first two ribbons by pulling them directly out of their sockets.

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Gently lift the DVD tray off of the motherboard. Gently lift the DVD tray off of the motherboard.
  • Gently lift the DVD tray off of the motherboard.

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Unscrew the 2 screws on the motherboard Unscrew the 2 screws on the back
  • Unscrew the 2 screws on the motherboard

  • Unscrew the 2 screws on the back

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Disconnect the wires and ribbon by pulling them out of their respective connections Disconnect the wires and ribbon by pulling them out of their respective connections Disconnect the wires and ribbon by pulling them out of their respective connections
  • Disconnect the wires and ribbon by pulling them out of their respective connections

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Lift board up and out of the lower case Lift board up and out of the lower case
  • Lift board up and out of the lower case

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The LCD screen has pins attaching it to the motherboard.  Flip the motherboard over. De-solder LCD screen pins from the motherboard.
  • The LCD screen has pins attaching it to the motherboard. Flip the motherboard over.

  • De-solder LCD screen pins from the motherboard.

  • Pinch black tabs to remove LCD screen from motherboard.

  • Solder the new LCD screen pins into motherboard.

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Conclusion

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

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