Introduction

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

Parts

No parts required.

Make sure the DVD player is unplugged before beginning.
  • 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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Turn the DVD player on its side. Remove the .303 inch screw.
  • 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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Flip the DVD player over onto it's front face.
  • 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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Flip the DVD player so its top is sitting on your working surface.
  • 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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Flip the DVD player on its 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. Grasp the front panel and pull forward and to your right to remove.
  • 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. Remove the first of three ribbon cables on left hand side of disc drive by pulling vertically.
  • 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. Remove the second of three ribbon cables on left hand side of disc drive by pulling vertically.
  • 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. Remove the third of three ribbon cables on left hand side of disc drive by pulling vertically.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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