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Image 1/3: Remove the DVD tray faceplate by pushing the faceplate up off of the tray. Image 2/3: Remove the DVD tray faceplate by pushing the faceplate up off of the tray. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/1: After the tray is closed unplug DVD player
  • 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.

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  • 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.

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

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Image 1/3: Grasp clip and squeeze to release Image 2/3: Lift up and remove power cord Image 3/3: Slide cord mount from outer case
  • 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

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  • 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.

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  • Spin the small gear shown to the right to begin opening the tray. There should be relatively little resistance in the gear.

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  • Use your fingers to pull the shown tabs towards the sides of the tray, releasing the internal tray that contains the laser.

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Image 1/2: If the rubber band is improperly fitted onto one of the wheels or broken this is probably the cause of the tray not opening or closing. Image 2/2: If the rubber band is improperly fitted onto one of the wheels or broken this is probably the cause of the tray not opening or closing.
  • In order to remove the tray motor you must detach the small rubber band that runs between the two shown wheels.

  • If the rubber band is improperly fitted onto one of the wheels or broken this is probably the cause of the tray not opening or closing.

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Image 1/2: Once completed the motor can be easily removed and replaced. Image 2/2: Once completed the motor can be easily removed and replaced.
  • Flip over the tray and unscrew the two screws that attach the motor to the tray.

  • Once completed the motor can be easily removed and replaced.

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Conclusion

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

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