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iMac Intel 27" EMC 2309 and 2374 Optical Drive Replacement

iMac Intel 27" EMC 2309 and 2374 Optical Drive replacement.

  • Autor: Walter Galan
  • Tiempo estimado: 45 minutos - 2 horas
  • Dificultad: Difícil

DVD writer not writing? Get back in business and replace your optical drive.

Paso 1 Optical Drive  ¶ 

Peel back the portion of aluminum tape highlighted in red, leaving the rest attached to the black plastic optical drive bracket. It is not necessary to peel all of the EMI tape off the optical drive bracket.

Paso 1 Optical Drive  ¶ 

  • Peel back the portion of aluminum tape highlighted in red, leaving the rest attached to the black plastic optical drive bracket.

  • It is not necessary to peel all of the EMI tape off the optical drive bracket.

Paso 2  ¶ 

Remove the two T10 Torx screws from each side of the optical drive (four screws total). Remove the two T10 Torx screws from each side of the optical drive (four screws total).

Paso 2  ¶ 

  • Remove the two T10 Torx screws from each side of the optical drive (four screws total).

Paso 3  ¶ 

Use the tip of a spudger to press each of the optical drive bracket tabs out of their slots on the bottom of the optical drive. Rotate the optical drive bracket slightly away from the optical drive. Pull the optical drive bracket away from the open end of the optical drive, minding any tabs that may get caught.

Paso 3  ¶ 

  • Use the tip of a spudger to press each of the optical drive bracket tabs out of their slots on the bottom of the optical drive.

  • Rotate the optical drive bracket slightly away from the optical drive.

  • Pull the optical drive bracket away from the open end of the optical drive, minding any tabs that may get caught.

Paso 4  ¶ 

Use the tip of a spudger to peel back the piece of foam tape covering the optical drive thermal sensor. Use the flat end of a spudger to carefully pry the thermal sensor up off the adhesive securing it to the optical drive.

Paso 4  ¶ 

  • Use the tip of a spudger to peel back the piece of foam tape covering the optical drive thermal sensor.

  • Use the flat end of a spudger to carefully pry the thermal sensor up off the adhesive securing it to the optical drive.

  • If you have a disc or anything else stuck inside your optical drive, we have a guide to fix it.