Introduction

In this guide you can learn how to replace the headphone jack on your laptop.

Remove the 9 1.2mm phillips head screws on the bottom of the computer using the smaller Phillips head screw driver.
  • Remove the 9 1.2mm phillips head screws on the bottom of the computer using the smaller Phillips head screw driver.

Use a plastic opening tool to open the components of the laptop. In order to do this, insert the plastic opening tool in between the two covers then pry open.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to open the components of the laptop. In order to do this, insert the plastic opening tool in between the two covers then pry open.

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Once the back is off the device, unscrew the 7  1.2 mm phillips head screws that hold the battery in place. Use the smallest (#0) phillips head screw driver
  • Once the back is off the device, unscrew the 7 1.2 mm phillips head screws that hold the battery in place. Use the smallest (#0) phillips head screw driver

    • Once the screws holding the battery are out, use the plastic opening tool to disconnect the battery cable ribbon from the motherboard

Remove the 7 1.2mm screws holding the secondary motherboard in place. Following that undo the speaker ribbon
  • Remove the 7 1.2mm screws holding the secondary motherboard in place. Following that undo the speaker ribbon

    • Pop off the secondary mother board using your fingers.

Desolder the headphone jack or completely replace the secondary motherboard chip.
  • Desolder the headphone jack or completely replace the secondary motherboard chip.

Conclusion

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

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