Press down the release button on the bottom left corner of the face plate. Then remove the face plate carefully. Then remove the face plate carefully.
  • Press down the release button on the bottom left corner of the face plate.

  • Then remove the face plate carefully.

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  • Using the Phillips #1 Screwdriver, unscrew the 2 thick screws (length - 7.69mm) located on both sides of the stereo.

  • Remove side-metal plates gently.

  • Use the Heavy-duty Spudger, insert the flat end under each of the black flaps indicated in the picture. Use leverage to pry and pop them loose.

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Remove the black front plate of the stereo.
  • Remove the black front plate of the stereo.

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  • Using the Phillips #0 Screwdriver, unscrew the 1 gold screw (height - 7.47mm) on the top of the stereo.

  • Lift off the top plate.

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  • Using the Phillips #0 Screwdriver, unscrew the 8 gold screws (length - 9.26mm), located on the back side of the stereo.

  • Using the Phillips #0 Screwdriver, unscrew the 2 black screws (length - 13.27mm), also located on the back of the stereo.

  • Using the Phillips #0 Screwdriver, unscrew the 1 gold screw (length - 9.3mm), located on the bottom of a hole as noted in pictures (2) and (3).

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Carefully pull the fuse out of the back of the stereo. Carefully pull the fuse out of the back of the stereo. Carefully pull the fuse out of the back of the stereo.
  • Carefully pull the fuse out of the back of the stereo.

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Firmly grip the body of the stereo and pull off the silver back plate. Firmly grip the body of the stereo and pull off the silver back plate.
  • Firmly grip the body of the stereo and pull off the silver back plate.

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  • Using the Phillips #0 Screwdriver, unscrew the 2 gold screws (length - 7.34mm) found on both sides of the stereo.

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Grip the top portion of the stereo, where the CD-Drive is located, and gently pull up to release it, but you will not be able to lift it all the way out. Grab the two tabs located near the back of the stereo, and gently pull the CD-drive front the rest of the device. Grab the two tabs located near the back of the stereo, and gently pull the CD-drive front the rest of the device.
  • Grip the top portion of the stereo, where the CD-Drive is located, and gently pull up to release it, but you will not be able to lift it all the way out.

  • Grab the two tabs located near the back of the stereo, and gently pull the CD-drive front the rest of the device.

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The CD Drive Motherboard is located on the under-side of the CD Drive itself.
  • The CD Drive Motherboard is located on the under-side of the CD Drive itself.

  • Please refer to the iFixit soldering guide to remove the CD Drive Motherboard.

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Conclusion

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

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