Introduction

In this guide, you will learn how to replace the speakers in the Asus V500CA-DB51T. This guide was made to help with replacing broken or defective speakers, and is a moderately challenging repair.

  1. Remove the following ten screws securing the lower case to the upper case:
    • Remove the following ten screws securing the lower case to the upper case:

    • The top left and right corners have .7 cm screws.

    • The two top-middle and four bottom are .4 cm screws.

    • The middle left and right are .8 cm screws.

    • Remove the screws using the Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  2. Wedge your fingers between the upper case and the lower case.
    • Wedge your fingers between the upper case and the lower case.

    • Gently pull the lower case away from the upper case.

    • Remove the lower case and set it aside.

    • Use the flat end of the blue plastic opening tool to lift the battery connector up out of its socket on the motherboard.

    • Remove the tri-point screws that secure the battery to the casing.

    • All screws securing the battery in place are .5 cm tri-point screws.

    • Use the opening tool to pop up the battery away from the casing.

    • Remove the following screws securing the battery connector board to the logic board:

    • The red screws are size 2.3 cm T6 Torx

    • The orange screws are size 2.4 cm T6 Torx

    • Remove the SSD (Solid State Drive) assembly from the upper case.

    • Using the tweezers gently remove the ribbon cable.

    • Also using the tweezers pry off the metallic tape on both sides of the mouse pad.

    • Remove the mouse pad from the main assembly.

    • Remove the ribbon cable for the LED lights.

    • Remove the speaker wire cable from the main board.

    • Slowly pull the speaker wire from the assembly.

    • Gently pry the left speaker from the assembly.

    • Then pry the right speaker from the assembly.

Conclusion

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

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