This is the first few steps for disassembling the DVD player.
Open the tray by pressing the eject button
Remove the DVD tray faceplate by pushing the faceplate up off of the tray.
Press the eject button to insert the tray
After the tray is closed unplug DVD player
Unscrew the 3 screws in the back.
Pull the outer case upward and then towards you.
There are six symmetrically placed tabs holding in the front faceplate. Unhook these six tabs to loosen the faceplate.
Pull off front faceplate. This may take a couple of tries to get all six tabs unhooked simultaneously.