Introduction

The optical drive needs to be replaced when it stops reading discs. This is a guide to replace the optical drive of a Sony Vaio PCG-61A12L.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Unlock the battery by sliding the lock upwards.
    • Unlock the battery by sliding the lock upwards.

  2. Slide the release upwards and lift out the battery to remove. Slide the release upwards and lift out the battery to remove.
    • Slide the release upwards and lift out the battery to remove.

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  4. Using the Phillips #1 screwdriver, unscrew the 6.5 mm screw. Using the Phillips #1 screwdriver, unscrew the 6.5 mm screw.
    • Using the Phillips #1 screwdriver, unscrew the 6.5 mm screw.

  5. Grab and slide out the optical drive to remove.
    • Grab and slide out the optical drive to remove.

Conclusion

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

Ramon Ogaz

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