Introduction

This guide gives instructions on how to remove the disc drive of the Toshiba SD-K740 DVD player.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/1: Remove the three .303 inch screws from the back panel using a #0 Phillips head screwdriver.
  • Make sure the DVD player is unplugged before beginning.

  • Remove the three .303 inch screws from the back panel using a #0 Phillips head screwdriver.

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Image 1/2: Remove the .303 inch screw. Image 2/2: Now flip the DVD player onto its other side.
  • Turn the DVD player on its side.

  • Remove the .303 inch screw.

  • Now flip the DVD player onto its other side.

  • Remove the .303 inch screw from this side.

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Image 1/1: Remove the back panel by lifting up and pulling it towards yourself.
  • Flip the DVD player over onto it's front face.

  • Remove the back panel by lifting up and pulling it towards yourself.

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Image 1/1: Lift and push away each of the two tabs located in the middle of the player.
  • Flip the DVD player so its top is sitting on your working surface.

  • Lift and push away each of the two tabs located in the middle of the player.

  • The front panel will not come off during this step, so do not force it.

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Image 1/1: Lift and slide forward a single tab on the side.
  • Flip the DVD player on its side.

  • Lift and slide forward a single tab on the side.

  • The front panel will not come off during this step, so do not force it.

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  • Grasp the front panel and pull forward and to your right to remove.

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  • Remove the first of three ribbon cables on left hand side of disc drive by pulling vertically.

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  • Remove the second of three ribbon cables on left hand side of disc drive by pulling vertically.

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  • Remove the third of three ribbon cables on left hand side of disc drive by pulling vertically.

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  • Remove the four screws holding the disc drive in place using a #0 Phillips screwdriver.

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  • Lift disc drive vertically to remove.

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Conclusion

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

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