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Mechanaism out of time

I open the drive to lubricate it and now I can not assy it again. It looks like the mechanism is out of time-

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I think you would need to assemble in the reverse order or disassembly. Don't tell me you didn't take notes and pictures. You needed to take it to a professional. I lubricate my drives about twice a year and I don't have to disassemble anything in order to do that except for cover removal.

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