Mac help - Drive repair possible?

By platycat
Oct 13, 2008
  1. I have had 3 people come to me with their mac laptops with the same question, can the cd drive be fixed because they have to hold it like 98% in to make it read, if they lock the drawer it won't go.... I'm not a Mac person, but 3 out of 3... that's no co-ink-E-dink!

    Beastly little biggers, I replaced a screen in one once, ugh....

  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,525

    Same laptop manufacture?

    Maybe one guy told someone else you fix laptop doors or something :confused:
  3. platycat

    platycat TS Rookie Topic Starter

    confuzed about the MACs

    Both G4 apples.... I have fixed a HP cd door in the past, but it was just the lock clip was bad, no biggie.... but I have tons of replacement parts for PC so I often replace failed opticals... *shrug*
  4. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,525

    Yes I've done it thousands of times myself
    Usually due to case issues (as you must know)

    I think co-incidence for 3. But then again things aren't made the way they use to be ;)
  5. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,675   +389

  6. platycat

    platycat TS Rookie Topic Starter

    My customers don't typically like expensive... this site is helpful though.
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