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Note: The procedures for removing a CD-ROM, DVD-ROM and CD-RW are identical. This procedure will reference the CD-ROM Take Apart.

Before you begin, position the computer upside down, and remove the following:

  • bottom housing
  • EMI cover
  • SDRAM
  • CD/HD carrier

1. Using a Phillips screwdriver, remove the CD/HD carrier mounting screws (two on each side).

  1. Carefully turn the CD/HD drive carrier over.
  2. Holding onto the CD-ROM from the rear, lift the CD-ROM carrier out of the CD/HD carrier.

Important: Don't press or squeeze the front of the CD-ROM. Squeezing the front could bend the metal housing, making it impossible to insert or remove a CD or DVD disc

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  1. Using a jeweler's screwdriver, remove the four screws (two on each side) on the CD/ DVD carrier.
  2. Lift the CD-ROM from its carrier.

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  1. On the back of the CD-ROM, Use a jeweler's screwdriver to remove the two screws on the adapter board.
  2. Remove the adapter board from the CD-ROM

Note: Return the drive to Apple without the cables, carrier, or the adapter board. Refer to the parts database for more information.

CD-ROM, DVD-ROM,CD-RW Module Replacement

Position the drive into its carrier as shown.

1. Check that the yellow warning label is face up.

Note: if you are installing a new drive carrier, remove the blue film covering the grounding pad.

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  1. Lower the CD/DVD carrier into the CD/HD carrier.
  2. Push the CD/DVD carrier forward so the carrier tabs go through the holes on the CD/HD carrier.
  3. Replace the CD/HD carrier screws.

CD/DVD ROM HD Carrier

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CD/DVD ROM HD Carrier

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  1. Holding the drive carrier in the orientation shown, make sure the CD-ROM or DVD-ROM is correctly installed into the CD/HD carrier.
  2. Make sure the Slave/ Master switch on the back of the drive is still set to the Slave mode (set to the left).

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