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Altec Lansing Mini Lifejacket 2 Speaker Replacement

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  1. Altec Lansing Mini Lifejacket 2 Speaker Replacement, Back Panel: step 1, image 1 of 3 Altec Lansing Mini Lifejacket 2 Speaker Replacement, Back Panel: step 1, image 2 of 3 Altec Lansing Mini Lifejacket 2 Speaker Replacement, Back Panel: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • Use the spudger to remove the eight black pins from the front and back of the wire screens.

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    • Detach the eight secondary pins from the front and back of the wire mesh plates with a spudger.

    • Removing the secondary pins from the rubber casing is optional.

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    • Remove both black and orange layers from the speaker body.

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    • Remove the single 7.8mm Phillips #2 screw from the mounting plate located under the device.

    • Slide the mounting plate out to remove it.

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    • Pry off the wire mesh on both sides using a metal spudger.

    • Be gentle to avoid bending the mesh.

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    • Using tweezers, remove the four rubber stoppers in each corner of the rear panel.

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    • Remove the four 13.7mm Phillips #1 screws located underneath the rubber stoppers.

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    • Pull the case apart to access the interior components.

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    • To remove the back panel, gently pull out its wire harness.

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    • Remove the three 9.3 mm Phillips #1 screws on the speaker cover.

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    • To remove the speaker, gently pull out the its wire harness.

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    • Remove the rubber ring from the rim of the speaker.

    • This ring helps keep water from entering the device. Be careful to position it correctly during reassembly.

Conclusion

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

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2 Comments

What speaker should we be getting to replace the faulty speaker, including the wires needed to plug into the slots on the board?

russell rogge - Reply

Where can I get this speaker parts?

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