Repair of Sony CDP-X777ES CD Player Transport
Photos

Prior to this disassembly, I cleaned the Laser diode with Q-tips and rubbing alcohol.  This did not restore proper functioning.
Transport flipped up to the left, Load Motor Assembly removed from Transport, viewed from rear of CD player
Transport dismounted, showing "sled rails" along sides and Chucking Arm Assembly in center
Load Motor Assembly in position with bracket unscrewed. Note screwdriver used to hold elastic belt in place
Load Motor Assembly away from transport showing mounting bracket