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Introduction

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  1. Pull the optical drive thermal sensor connector straight away from its socket on the logic board.
    • Pull the optical drive thermal sensor connector straight away from its socket on the logic board.

  2. Remove the four 9 mm T10 Torx screws securing the optical drive to the outer case.
    • Remove the four 9 mm T10 Torx screws securing the optical drive to the outer case.

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  4. Lift the inner edge of the optical drive and maneuver its connector past the frame attached to the logic board.
    • Lift the inner edge of the optical drive and maneuver its connector past the frame attached to the logic board.

    • Carefully pull the optical drive off its mounting pins on the edge of the outer case to gain clearance for disconnecting the optical drive cable.

  5. Use the flat end of a spudger to help disconnect the optical drive cable.
    • Use the flat end of a spudger to help disconnect the optical drive cable.

Conclusion

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

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