Remove the Hard Drive

1. Disconnect the sensor cable from the temperature sensor on top of the hard drive.

Imac Hdd Sensor

2. Remove the temperature sensor from the drive. Transfer the sensor to the replacement hard drive.

Thermal Sensor Hard Drive Imac
  1. Position yourself at the top side of the unit closest to the hard drive mounting bracket.
  2. Grasp the mounting bracket as shown, and push in and down on the edge of the bracket until you feel it release. If the bracket doesn't release, use your left hand to hold it in this depressed position, and with your right hand use a flat-blade screwdriver to pry up on the bottom of the mounting bracket to help release it.
5. Disconnect the hard drive power and data cables.
Replacing Apple Imac Drive
  1. Note: If you are replacing a defective hard drive continue with the procedure to transfer the temperature sensor, mounting bracket, and mounting pins to the replacement drive.
  2. Using a T8 torx screwdriver, remove two screws and the mounting bracket from the drive.
  3. Using a T8 torx screwdriver, remove two screws and the mounting bracket from the drive.
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