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.

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

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    • Grab and slide out the optical drive to remove.

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Conclusion

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

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