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Introduction

This replacement guide will instruct you on how to replace the two internal speakers in your Chromebook. For this repair all you will need is a Phillips #0 screwdriver and a plastic spudger. Remember to completely power down your Chromebook before beginning this replacement, and always be gentle when handling the internal components of your computer as they are fragile.

Image 1/1: Turn device over so the bottom panel is facing you.
  • Working on your device while it is turned on may result in electric shock. Make sure to shut down and unplug your device before you begin.

  • Turn device over so the bottom panel is facing you.

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Image 1/1: Remove the two 6mm Phillips #0 screws.
  • Remove the eight 4mm Phillips #0 screws.

  • Remove the two 6mm Phillips #0 screws.

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Image 1/2: Gently pry the panel off the computer by continuously pulling up and on the panel and moving the plastic opening tool around the crack until the panel comes off. Image 2/2: Remove the bottom panel and set it aside.
  • Insert a plastic opening tool into the crack between the bottom panel and the side of the computer.

  • Gently pry the panel off the computer by continuously pulling up and on the panel and moving the plastic opening tool around the crack until the panel comes off.

  • Remove the bottom panel and set it aside.

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  • Remove the two 4mm Phillips #0 screws securing the speaker.

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Image 1/2: Repeat the previous steps to remove the second speaker from the computer. Image 2/2: Note that the two speakers are connected by a wire, so you must replace both of them.
  • Remove the speaker from the computer.

  • Repeat the previous steps to remove the second speaker from the computer.

  • Note that the two speakers are connected by a wire, so you must replace both of them.

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  • Disconnect the speaker wire from the circuit board by grabbing the plug by its plastic edges and gently pulling it straight out.

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Conclusion

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

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