Replace the Optical Drive

  1. If necessary, install the flex cable to the optical drive with two screws.
  2. Insert the optical drive bezel-end-first into the access hole in the housing. Be sure to align the two guide holes in the front bezel with guide posts at each end of the drive access hole.

3. Push down on the mounting bracket to lock the optical drive securely into place on the chassis.

Caution: Never press down on or grasp the body (silver) of the optical drive when removing or installing it. Depressing the body of the optical drive could damage the mechanism. Grasp the optical drive by its mounting bracket only.

4. Connect the optical drive flex cable and secure it with the flex cable mounting clip and



Replace the

display panel.


Replace the

lower EMI shield.


Replace the

front bezel.


Replace the

access door.

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