1. First begin by flipping the laptop on its back and having the back cover face you directly. Then unscrew the ten Phillips head screws that hold down the back cover using the J1 Phillips head Screw Driver.  
    • First begin by flipping the laptop on its back and having the back cover face you directly.

    • Then unscrew the ten Phillips head screws that hold down the back cover using the J1 Phillips head Screw Driver.  

  2. Using the black plastic spudger, open the back cover and remove it from the laptop.
    • Using the black plastic spudger, open the back cover and remove it from the laptop.

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  4. Identify the port that is connected to the speaker. Using tweezers, separate the cable from the port. Using tweezers, separate the cable from the port.
    • Identify the port that is connected to the speaker.

    • Using tweezers, separate the cable from the port.

  5. Find and remove the blue tape from the circuit board. Find and remove the blue tape from the circuit board.
    • Find and remove the blue tape from the circuit board.

  6. Remove the black tape from the port. Using tweezers, separate the cable from the port. Using tweezers, separate the cable from the port.
    • Remove the black tape from the port.

    • Using tweezers, separate the cable from the port.

  7. Identify the two Phillips screws. Remove the two screws holding down the board with a J1 Phillips screwdriver. Gently lift the board from the Chromebook.
    • Identify the two Phillips screws.

    • Remove the two screws holding down the board with a J1 Phillips screwdriver.

    • Gently lift the board from the Chromebook.

Conclusion

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

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2 Comments

Any ideas about where to purchase this part? I am almost certain that it is the problem with my sound. Also, I can get to it no problem, but I am struggling finding a replacement part.

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I have looked on numerous pages on google, both with the part number and with the Chromebook model number and have yet to be able to find a supplier.

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