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Cisco 878 Integrated Services Router Top Cover Disassembly

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Remove the top cover Cisco 878 device.

  • Author: Jiri Altman
  • Time estimate: 5 minutes
  • Difficulty: Easy

Remove the top cover to access internal components of Cisco 878 device.

Step 1 Remove the two screws on back side  ¶ 

Only trained and qualified personnel should be allowed to install, replace, or service this equipment! During this procedure, wear grounding wrist straps to avoid ESD damage to the card. Do not directly touch the backplane with your hand or any metal tool, or you could shock yourself! Make sure that the power switch is turned to standby and that the power supply cable is disconnected. Disconnect all cables from the router back panel.

Step 1 Remove the two screws on back side  ¶ 

  • Only trained and qualified personnel should be allowed to install, replace, or service this equipment!

  • During this procedure, wear grounding wrist straps to avoid ESD damage to the card. Do not directly touch the backplane with your hand or any metal tool, or you could shock yourself!

  • Make sure that the power switch is turned to standby and that the power supply cable is disconnected. Disconnect all cables from the router back panel.

  • Use the Phillips #1 Screwdriver to remove the two screws on back side of the device.

Step 2 Remove top cover  ¶ 

1. Gently push the top cover of the router away from you. 2. Lift it up top cover from the bottom of the router. 3. Remove top cover from the device.

Step 2 Remove top cover  ¶ 

  • 1. Gently push the top cover of the router away from you.

  • 2. Lift it up top cover from the bottom of the router.

  • 3. Remove top cover from the device.

  • Place the router bottom on an antistatic mat.