Introduction

Use this guide to replace the speakers.

Image 1/2: Sixteen 5mm Phillips screws located around the border. Image 2/2: Two 5mm Phillips screws located in center.
  • Turn the Chromebook onto its backside and unscrew the the following Phillips #1 screws:

    • Sixteen 5mm Phillips screws located around the border.

    • Two 5mm Phillips screws located in center.

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Image 1/1: Set aside back cover.
  • Remove the back cover by carefully prying each side with an iFixit Opening Tool.

  • Set aside back cover.

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  • Using a spudger, carefully unplug the rainbow wires connected to the top of the battery.

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  • Unscrew the 4mm Phillips #1 screw located at the top right of battery.

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  • Remove the battery.

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Image 1/3: Carefully eject the black ribbon from the white base by squeezing inward at the base and gently pulling backwards. Image 2/3: Gently pull black ribbon out. Image 3/3: Gently pull black ribbon out.
  • Before beginning hard drive replacement, the back cover should be taken off and the battery removed to ensure no power is connected.

  • Carefully eject the black ribbon from the white base by squeezing inward at the base and gently pulling backwards.

  • Gently pull black ribbon out.

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  • Disconnect the black wires where the speakers are connected to the motherboard by pulling down on both sides with two iFixit Opening Tools.

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Image 1/2: Repeat with left speaker, FYHZRF-L. Image 2/2: Repeat with left speaker, FYHZRF-L.
  • Gently pull the right speaker, FYHZRF-R, upward, unlatching it from its 2 rubber joints.

  • Repeat with left speaker, FYHZRF-L.

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Image 1/2: Remove the speakers. Image 2/2: Remove the speakers.
  • Lift left and right speakers up and untangle the connecting wire from the metal notches.

  • Remove the speakers.

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Conclusion

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

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