Introduction

The laser is what reads the data from a DVD. It is a small and fragile component which may become misaligned, or dirty; cleaning before full replacement is advised.

Parts

No parts required.

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  • Open the DVD reader and remove the 4.3mm Phillips screw.

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  • Remove black shield with a plastic spudger.

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  • Remove the two 2.8mm Phillips screws pictured.

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  • Next remove the underlying silver colored shield with a plastic spudger.

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  • With tweezers, gently remove the DVD laser, and expose solder leads.

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Image 1/1: If you need assistance with soldering this guide may help:https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/How+To+Solder+and+Desolder+Connections/750

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  • Once solder leads are removed, and solder iron has been safely put away, you my know handle and replace DVD laser. Full replacement follows the steps provided in reverse.

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Conclusion

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

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