iBook G4 12″ 1.33 GHz Optical Drive Manual Replacement Guide
00 Phillips screwdriver (1)
Small flat screwdriver (1)
Torx T8 screwdriver (1)
iBook G4 12 “CD player (1)”
iBook G4 12 “24 x Combo Drive (1)”
iBook G4 12 “24 x Combo Drive (CW-”
Upgrade or replace the CD, DVD, combo or SuperDrive.
Step 1 – battery
Place your iBook face down on a flat surface.
Use a coin to turn the battery lock 90 degrees to the right screw.
Lift the battery from the computer.
Step 2 – keyboard
Lift the keyboard towards you release tabs and lift the keyboard until it is released. If the keyboard is not free, use a slotted screwdriver flat to the keypad lock screw turn 180 degrees in both directions and try again. The keyboard above, far away from the screen and place upside down on the surface of the trackpad.
Remove the four silver Phillips screws that secure the RAM shield.
Do not pull the keyboard cable in the upper part of the logic board, holding the cable as
possible near the connector. Make sure you reconnect the keyboard cable before changing the RAM shield.
Step 5 – small
Use a spudger or a small flat head screwdriver to remove the three
the small rubber feet.
Remove the three screws Phillips revealed recently.
Using a spudger or small head screwdriver flat to raise the three
metal rings that held the rubber bumpers.
Remove the three hex screws with a Torx T8 screwdriver. The shorter screw is in the center of the computer.
Remove the two screws from 4.5 mm Phillips head on both sides of the battery contacts.
Take a deep breath. Come difficult times, but we promise you small brackets. Press the thin edges of the small surrounding compartment battery, fold beyond tabs and lift up to release this little corner.
There is a crack in the wall of the battery compartment that blocks the
Lowercase letters in place. Use a small flat-head screwdriver, remove it
the bottom slot and pull the bottom of the case to release the location of the tabs holding.
Run a spudger along the seam between the lowercase and capital letters at the front of the computer to release the tabs to secure at the bottom of the box. Pull the bottom of the case and continue to use the spudger as
It is necessary, until you hear three different clicks.
Continue to run the spudger around the corner before right. There are two tabs in the side port of the computer, near the corner of the front and the other close to the sound output port.
There are three tabs in the optical drive that must be released
before the tiny flakes. Drag the spudger at the bottom
case above the optical drive and launch it towards the back of the
computer until you hear three different clicks.
They are now free of the front and sides of the small. Turn the computer over so the back is facing you and pull up and toward you little until the pop free tabs back. It may be useful to wave the case up and down.
Or remove that fat little springs with white plastic lids
side of the battery contacts.
You have patience and follow the directions, the end result is you. In my case it worked. But I was a technician of TRW Automotive. and he worked in the airbag modules that was returned from the client that are required of them analyzed. I am retired after 26 years. Step 18 – low shield remove 4 screws from the lower guard: two 3 mm Phillips. Two 7. 5 mm Phillips.
Raise lower guard.
Step 20-400 Council remove two screws Phillips, assurance of the DC-In Board, elimination of tape as needed.
Cord around the optical unit of the defeat, remove the tape as needed. Disconnect the cable from DC logic board and angle plate DC out of its compartment.
Step 22 – uppercase
Screw the two 3 mm Phillips head on the left side of the battery tray.
We recommend that you place equipment in a soft cloth of this issue to avoid damage to the logic board. Turn over the computer and open
II. use the flat side of a head flat screwdriver to remove the small
magnet covering a screw close to half of the team.
Remove the 7 screws following the edges of the keyboard area.
Three 2 mm Phillips along the right edge. A 4.5 mm Phillips below where the magnet 6 Mm Phillips with a small.
head down to the left. Two 6 mm Phillips with big heads, one in the upper left corner and in the middle.
Until the foreign exchange can be achieved, disconnect the connector of the trackpad, the blue and white power cable and speaker cable as described in the following steps. Take special care with wires; never directly pulling wires, but use a spudger to lift the connector directly. Carefully lift more than a little case and move it in front of the computer to reveal the trackpad
Connector. Use your finger or a spudger to disconnect the trackpad
Connector hidden under the white plastic tab. After disconnecting the connector from the cushion track, carefully turn the abandonment and rest it against the screen. The connectors at the ends
following cables are firmly connected to the plugs
on the logic board. By pulling directly on the cable or the cable separates its connector or plug of the logic board. Use the edge of a spudger to disconnect the speaker wire
Using the edge of a spudger, unplug the connector wires blue and white. However, be sure to lift the connector. The key is to use force in both directions, down to keep the surfaces connections intact, to release the connector.
The capital is now free and can be removed from the computer.
Step 28 – coat of arms of albums
Remove 15 mm 3 screws Phillips high guard lock to
Lift the shield in the upper part of the right side, is the top left corner, which can be hung on the metal frame.
Step 30 – optical drive remove 4 screws of the following: a 3 mm Phillips in the channel between the optical drive and the fan.
Two 6 mm Phillips of the upper and lower part of the drive bezel.
6 Mm Phillips with a clamp that extends from the
corner bottom left of the player.
Use a spudger to lift the shank of the optical switch Board
drive, remove the tape if necessary.
It is a diagram of the connector clip tape that log on to the next step. (1) With your fingernails, grasp the bar from locking on each side and pull up a small amount (about 1/16 inches or 2 mm).
(2) On the withdrawal of the locking bar, drag the cable to the connector.
Release the optical drive from the Ribbon clamp as described above. Slide
the optical drive Ribbon connector.
Lift the optical drive of the metallic structure.
Step 35 – optical drive replacement
Remove the two Phillips screws from the bracket and
cable to the back of the optical drive.
Use a spudger to lift the white cable optical drive connector
from the top of the optical drive, remove the tape if necessary.
Remove the single screw bezel on the front of the
the optical drive. This screw is greater than that both the
the media and cable at the rear of the car.
The area has several small, fragile tabs that will be case easily.
Use a spudger well to press the two tabs at the top of the bezel. Step 39
Attach the optical drive on its side and press tab to
Release the bezel from the unit.
Turn over the car and Phillips remove two screws from the
support on the side of the road. These screws are only partially threaded. If you have a CD or something stuck in your
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