Introduction

Does the sound out of your speakers sound distorted or poor? Follow this guide to replace your speakers.

  1. Power the laptop off.
    • Power the laptop off.

    • Flip the laptop over and position it so the opening faces you.

    • Remove the rubber foot located near the opening side of the device using tweezers.

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  2. Unscrew the five 5-mm screws using the PH0 screwdriver.
    • Unscrew the five 5-mm screws using the PH0 screwdriver.

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    • Identify the HDMI port located in the side of the laptop opposite to the power button.

    • Insert the plastic opening tool into the divet of the back panel located above the HDMI port.

    • Pry along the laptop frame until the back panel comes loose.

    • Do not pull the back panel too hard as the battery is still connected to the back panel and the motherboard. This can damage your device.

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    • Rotate the device so the opening faces you again.

    • Hold the back panel away from the laptop and remove the 4-mm screw using the PH0 screwdriver.

      • This screw is fastening the battery to the laptop.

    • Lift the back panel gently.

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    • Unplug the cable that connects the battery to the motherboard.

    • Detach the back panel, which still includes the battery.

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    • Position the computer so the opening of the laptop faces you.

    • Unplug the white plastic connector that has red, white, and black wires using tweezers.

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    • Unhook the speaker by sliding it to one side first and then by lifting it up.

    • The gray rubber ring may come off during this process. Insert it back onto the speaker if this happens.

    • Repeat this step for the other speaker.

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    • Remove the tape strips holding the wires to the metallic plate using tweezers.

    • Save the tape strips for the replacement of the new speakers.

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    • Remove the speakers.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

Xiaochen Lin

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