Introduction

If your buttons keep getting stuck on your Blu-Ray Player, you will see in this guide that there are only a few screws to remove to easily get to the front panel.

Remove the 12mm screws with the Philips #2 screwdriver which keep the plastic panels in place. Don't forget, there are two more 12mm screws on the other side as well.
  • Remove the 12mm screws with the Philips #2 screwdriver which keep the plastic panels in place.

  • Don't forget, there are two more 12mm screws on the other side as well.

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First, remove the three 12mm black screws holding the top panel on (Phillips #2). Then, remove the two 12mm black screws - one on each side of the back of the device - holding the top panel on. Lastly, remove the three 12mm black screws on each side of device.
  • First, remove the three 12mm black screws holding the top panel on (Phillips #2).

  • Then, remove the two 12mm black screws - one on each side of the back of the device - holding the top panel on.

  • Lastly, remove the three 12mm black screws on each side of device.

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Carefully lift up the top panel, because there are two blue ribbon cables that must be disconnected before removing the panel, and we do NOT want them to break. After gently disconnecting the two ribbon cables (you can just pull them out with your hand), take the top off and set it to the side. After gently disconnecting the two ribbon cables (you can just pull them out with your hand), take the top off and set it to the side.
  • Carefully lift up the top panel, because there are two blue ribbon cables that must be disconnected before removing the panel, and we do NOT want them to break.

  • After gently disconnecting the two ribbon cables (you can just pull them out with your hand), take the top off and set it to the side.

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After the top is off, you'll see that there are two metal bars that go across the top of the device. Remove each bar by unscrewing the two 10mm silver screws on each end. Remove each bar by unscrewing the two 10mm silver screws on each end.
  • After the top is off, you'll see that there are two metal bars that go across the top of the device.

  • Remove each bar by unscrewing the two 10mm silver screws on each end.

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Now, on the front panel, you will want to remove the two 10mm screws on top of the device.
  • Now, on the front panel, you will want to remove the two 10mm screws on top of the device.

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Place your blu-ray player so that it's facing the ceiling and support it with your non-dominant hand. With your screwing hand, use the plastic opening tool to gently undo the three clips on the bottom of the device. Then put the device back down and undo the two clips on the side.
  • Place your blu-ray player so that it's facing the ceiling and support it with your non-dominant hand.

  • With your screwing hand, use the plastic opening tool to gently undo the three clips on the bottom of the device.

  • Then put the device back down and undo the two clips on the side.

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On the top of the panel, use the plastic opening tool to unhook the top two clips. Now the front should be detached so you can remove the front panel from the rest of the device. Now the front should be detached so you can remove the front panel from the rest of the device.
  • On the top of the panel, use the plastic opening tool to unhook the top two clips.

  • Now the front should be detached so you can remove the front panel from the rest of the device.

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Remove the ribbon cable found on the front panel by gently pulling at the base of the cable at each end. NOTE: In these photos, the disk drive is removed. You don't have to remove the disk drive during this particular guide.
  • Remove the ribbon cable found on the front panel by gently pulling at the base of the cable at each end.

  • NOTE: In these photos, the disk drive is removed. You don't have to remove the disk drive during this particular guide.

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Finally, remove the two 10mm screws on the front. Congratulations! You have taken out the front panel! Congratulations! You have taken out the front panel!
  • Finally, remove the two 10mm screws on the front.

  • Congratulations! You have taken out the front panel!

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Conclusion

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

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