Introduction

This guide will show you how to remove and replace the speakers due to various problems. They may need to be repaired due to water intrusion or excessive use.

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  • Place the tablet face down on a flat surface with the charger facing toward you.

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Image 1/1: Be careful to not use the plastic opening tool near the charging dock or any media ports.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to pry the back panel off of the device.

  • Be careful to not use the plastic opening tool near the charging dock or any media ports.

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  • Lift the retaining flaps fastening the screen ribbon cord to the screen circuit board using a plastic opening tool.

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  • Pull the ribbon cord out of its slot.

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  • Lift the retaining flap fastening the ribbon cord.

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  • Remove the ribbon cord from its slot.

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  • Unscrew the Phillips head HH0 3mm screws holding down the right speaker.

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  • Unscrew the HHO 3mm screws holding the left speaker.

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  • Lift the speakers from the front panel.

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  • Pull the speakers underneath the headphone cord.

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  • Use a plastic opening tool to remove the speaker cord from its slot.

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  • Remove the speakers from the device.

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Conclusion

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

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