Introduction

Sometimes the AUX Input Jack will stop working properly and may need replacing. This guide requires use of a Soldering Iron and should only be attempted by those with soldering experience. If soldered incorrectly, your device may be permanently damaged.

Image 1/2: Move the tool back and forth along the entire perimeter of the face plate until you feel the plate loosen, then pry the plate off. Image 2/2: Move the tool back and forth along the entire perimeter of the face plate until you feel the plate loosen, then pry the plate off.
  • Hold the speaker firmly and wedge a plastic opening tool in between the faceplate and the body of the speaker.

  • Move the tool back and forth along the entire perimeter of the face plate until you feel the plate loosen, then pry the plate off.

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Image 1/2: Using a Phillps #1 screwdriver, remove the four black 10mm screws securing the inside panel to the case. Image 2/2: Using a Phillps #1 screwdriver, remove the four black 10mm screws securing the inside panel to the case.
  • Using a Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the four black 10mm screws around each of speakers.

  • Using a Phillps #1 screwdriver, remove the four black 10mm screws securing the inside panel to the case.

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Image 1/2: Reach your thumb and forefinger past the speakers and detach the front speaker panel from the unit. Image 2/2: Reach your thumb and forefinger past the speakers and detach the front speaker panel from the unit.
  • Tilt the case downwards until the speakers fall out of their housings.

  • Reach your thumb and forefinger past the speakers and detach the front speaker panel from the unit.

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Image 1/2: Take a note of which connector goes with each component for easy reassembly. Image 2/2: Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove each of the three black 9.6mm screws from the motherboard.
  • Gently pull each plastic connector from the motherboard.

  • Take a note of which connector goes with each component for easy reassembly.

  • Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove each of the three black 9.6mm screws from the motherboard.

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Image 1/2: Lift the battery out of its housing. Image 2/2: Use caution when using tools around the battery; batteries can be dangerous if punctured.
  • Lift the motherboard off the face plate, exposing the battery.

  • Lift the battery out of its housing.

  • Use caution when using tools around the battery; batteries can be dangerous if punctured.

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Image 1/3: Using the prying tool and tweezers at different points to work the audio input casing off. Image 2/3: Using the prying tool and tweezers at different points to work the audio input casing off. Image 3/3: Using the prying tool and tweezers at different points to work the audio input casing off.
  • Using a Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the two black 10mm screws on the interior of the case on the side with the USB and AUX inputs.

  • Using the prying tool and tweezers at different points to work the audio input casing off.

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Image 1/2: Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the two 7.6mm screws that hold the board in place. Image 2/2: Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the two 7.6mm screws that hold the board in place.
  • Use your fingers to pull casing off by the ribbon.

  • Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the two 7.6mm screws that hold the board in place.

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Image 1/2: Use plastic opening tool to gently push the aux input jack out of its housing. Image 2/2: Use plastic opening tool to gently push the aux input jack out of its housing.
  • Use plastic opening tool to lift up the board.

  • Use plastic opening tool to gently push the aux input jack out of its housing.

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Image 1/1: Do not apply heat from soldering iron for lengthy periods of time as this could potentially damage the board.
  • Use the soldering iron to heat up solder joint and desoldering wick to remove the solder on each solder pad.

  • Do not apply heat from soldering iron for lengthy periods of time as this could potentially damage the board.

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Conclusion

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

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