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

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

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Conclusion

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

Xiaochen Lin

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