Introduction

If the device is having trouble reading disks, the laser may need to be replaced.

Remove the five exposed 7.9 mm phillips screws with the spudger.
  • Remove the five exposed 7.9 mm phillips screws with the spudger.

  • Punch through the warranty sticker with the spudger and remove the screw underneath.

Remove the rubber feet with the screwdriver.
  • Remove the rubber feet with the screwdriver.

  • Remove the screws that the rubber feet were covering.

Lift up the cover gently.
  • Lift up the cover gently.

  • The tray is still connected to the base with wires.

Remove the wires with tweezers by gently pulling on the base they are attached to.
  • Remove the wires with tweezers by gently pulling on the base they are attached to.

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Remove the large connector. Remove the small connector.
  • Remove the large connector.

  • Remove the small connector.

Remove Philips screws with #0 Philips Screwdriver.
  • Remove Philips screws with #0 Philips Screwdriver.

Lift up the black piece connected to the wires.
  • Lift up the black piece connected to the wires.

  • Lift gently because ribbon cable is attached to bottom.

Unlock the lock clip Unlock the lock clip
  • Unlock the lock clip

Remove the T6 screws with the T6 screwdriver.
  • Remove the T6 screws with the T6 screwdriver.

Gently pull rods out with tweezers.
  • Gently pull rods out with tweezers.

  • Be sure the laser is out of the way so that the rods can be removed.

Be careful when removing the rods because a fragile metal piece may break. Pull laser off of the rods.
  • Be careful when removing the rods because a fragile metal piece may break.

  • Pull laser off of the rods.

Insert wisdom here.
  • Insert wisdom here.

Conclusion

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

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