Panasonic DVD-RV31 Player Disk Drive Replacement
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Removing the disk drive for replacement, to clean the laser, or access the power board.
- Author: William
- Time estimate: 1 - 5 minutes
- Difficulty: Difficult
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Step 1 — Disk Drive ¶
Locate the 4 screws securing the disk drive assembly. There are two on each side.
Use a narrow screwdriver to remove all 4 screws.
Remove the blue ribbon wire from its connector. When doing this, be cautious to not damage the connector.
Step 2 ¶
Lift assembly by the front to pull metal bracket from the power board.
Pull up back end and lift drive out.
Step 3 ¶
With the drive assembly separate from the player, hold as shown and pull the bracket edges away from the disk drive.
Lift bracket off and reserve for re-assembly.