DO NOT use MAGNETIZED tools when repairing or adjusting a disk drive.
DO NOT place a disk drive near any device which generates "noise" e.g., -
motors, radios televisions.
DO NOT stack drives upon each other or in any way inhibit air flow around the
unit. HEAT BUILD-UP can cause disk failures.
Periodically CLEAN the read/write head with 90% isopropyl alcohol and a cotton
swab. CHECK load pad for excess wear. Clean or replace as necessary.
Take the following precautions when handling a diskette:
ALWAYS store a diskette in its jacket.
Use ONLY felt-tip pens when writing on the label of a diskette.
Do not bend or physically damage a diskette.
Do not place a diskette in the area of a magnetic field.
Do not attempt to clean a diskette.
Do not touch the exposed area of a diskette.
DIAGNOSTIC and ADJUSTMENT procedures are outlined in detail on the diagnostic
disk (Commodore Part #31405101). A manual has been added to the diagnostic
package. It contain descriptions of testing procedures and adjustment methods.