Top Case Guidelines

No preliminary steps are required before you begin this procedure. Before you begin, remove the top case Caution Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. 1 Remove the four drive mounting screws from the bottom of the case. 2 Hold the drive and turn over the case. 3 Lift the back of the drive and disconnect the following cables 4 Remove the drive from the case. Replace the power cable connector ridged edge up. Replacement Note Route the power cable beneath the SCSI-device-to-case cable....

Front Panels

Before you begin, remove the top case. Caution Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. 1 Remove the four drive mounting screws from the bottom of the case. 2 Hold the drive and turn over the case. 4 Pull the left front panel straight up as far as it will go and remove it from the case. 5 Repeat for the right front panel.

Symptom Charts

The CD-ROM drive is a mechanical device with moving parts. Rough handling can cause mechanical failures. Follow these guidelines when you handle or repair the CD-ROM drive Switch off the power and make sure no SCSI devices are attached to the drive. Place the drive on a soft, grounded surface before starting repairs. Never transport the drive with a CD-ROM disc or caddy inside. Use the original shipping containers when you transport the drive. Never place an AppleCD 300 drive mechanism in an...

SCSIDeviceto Case Cable

Caution Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. 1 Remove the four drive mounting screws from the bottom of the case. 2 Hold the drive and turn over the case. 3 Lift the back of the drive and disconnect the SCSI-device-to-case cable. 4 Remove the four cable mounting screws. Pull the cable through the rear panel and out of the case.