Step 2: Prepare the Drive
2. Remove the circuit board at the back of the drive by snapping it out and unplugging the ribbon cables. Hang on to the board as it will be going back in at the end.
3. Remove the carriage assembly. There are usually a few small screws and then rubber grommets that hold it in place.
4. The drawer should slide back and forth. If not, inspect the drive to see if there are any other pieces that need to be removed.