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Sega Dreamcast screw

I disassembled my sega dreamcast, and now when I tighten the screw on the metal disk-reading part (the whole thing) it starts to lift up. What's the problem. It's the disk reading part with two screws that screws it into the console. How can I tighten the last screw without the whole thing lifting up. I can only screw in the screw part of the way before it starts to lift up. Is this normal. How can I screw back in the last screw without the whole thing lifting up. I know it's supposed to lie down when all of the screws are screwed in, but this last screw by the power supply is keep making it lift up. The model number for my sega dreamcast is HKT-3020 please help!

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  • Parker Drake Dec 08, 2007

    Still is lifting uo. I push the disk-reading piece in, but it still is lifting up when I screw in the screw by the powersupply. Please help me!



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The Disc drive has a connector on the bottom that has to mate up with the opposite gender connector on the top of the motherboard. you have to press the Drive down first then put the screws in.

Posted on Nov 30, 2007

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    Greg Stokes Dec 08, 2007

    There is nothing suppose to pertruding out unerr the Disc drive except for the rectangle shape connector tthat is supposed to hook up with it mate on top of the motherboard, Look undert the Disc Drive box and see if you go something more than is not supposed to be or somethhing on top of the motherboard keeping the Dsic drive box from mating up properly.



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