iBook G3 Clamshell Optical Drive Replacement
- Author: iRobot
- Difficulty: Moderate
Upgrade or replace the CD or DVD drive.
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Step 1 — Optical Drive ¶
If the optical drive is not open, use a straightened paperclip to open it now.
Remove the 5 mm standoff.
Step 2 ¶
Disconnect the optical drive cable from the logic board.
Step 3 ¶
Lift up on the optical drive while sequentially pushing the small plastic tabs one after another toward the screen to free one side of the drive.
Lift up the side of the optical drive you just freed and slide the drive out and away from the screen.