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Speakers are tinny unless pressure applied to bottom of the case

I normally use my external speakers, so I hadn't noticed this until recently. But I suspect this happened after disassembling the Macbook to replace a broken trackpad.

The speakers sound extremely tinny and seem to only be coming from one side. When I put some pressure on the bottom case cover (pressing the bottom with my fingers / hands), the speakers sound like normal again.

Should I disassemble the laptop again and make sure everything is correctly reassembled?. Where is the speaker connection?

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It sounds like you got something a mis here. Yes, you'll need to open things up again. make sure you didn't crush something or over tighten anything.

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