Choose Your Product
No Product SelectedSelect Product
Replacing the optical drive - ThinkCentre A63 (type 3317, 4013, 4478, 5043, 5237, 5393, 5526, and 6674)
Attention

Do not open your computer or attempt any repair before reading and understanding the "Important safety information" in the ThinkCentre Safety and Warranty Guide that came with your computer. To obtain a copy of the ThinkCentre Safety and Warranty Guide, go to: http://www.lenovo.com/support

This section provides instructions on how to replace the optical drive.

To replace the optical drive, do the following:

  1. Remove the computer cover. See "Removing the computer cover".
  2. Remove the front bezel. See "Removing and reinstalling the front bezel"
  3. Disconnect the signal cable and the power cable from the rear of the optical drive.
  4. Press the blue release button and remove the optical drive out of the front of the computer.

Removing the optical drive

  1. Remove the retaining bracket from the optical drive being replaced and install it on the new optical drive.

Retaining bracket for optical drive

  1. Slide the new optical drive into the bay from the front until it snaps into position.
  2. Connect the signal cable and the power cable to the optical drive.
  3. Go to "Completing the FRU replacement".
Purchase parts online


If you are unable to find what you are looking for, please do try the following options:
1. Lenovo Assisted Search
2. Product usage and general troubleshooting tips
3. Lenovo Support Forum
4. Technical Support Call Centre

Country Availability
AvailableWorldwide
Document ID : PD011464
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-74483
Last Updated :
Copyright © Lenovo 2013, all rights reserved
Was this page helpful to you?YesNo


   
Select Task
 
Drivers & Software  
Guides & Manuals  
Diagnose & Fix  
Warranty & Services  
Parts  
Accessories  

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
Support Help Index
Warranty Lookup
Product Detail
Technical Specifications - PSREF
Driver Matrix
COMMUNITY
KnowledgeBase Featured Articles
Community KnowledgeBase
Community Forums
Lenovo EMC
Windows 8 Support