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Bose SoundDock XT Speaker Replacement

What you need

  1. Bose SoundDock XT Speaker Replacement, Disassembling: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Remove six 10 mm length screws from the bottom panel of the SoundDock.XT using a #1 Phillips screwdriver.

  2. Bose SoundDock XT Speaker Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the Front Panel, use a #2 Phillips screwdriver to remove the two 6.5 mm length front panel screws located under the bottom cover (highlighted in red circles in the photo).

  3. Bose SoundDock XT Speaker Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Next, use a plastic opening tool to slide under the edge of the front cover. Start edge located at the top of the left or right speaker and work your way around the speaker. Remove the front cover.

  4. Bose SoundDock XT Speaker Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 Bose SoundDock XT Speaker Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Use a wide nose tweezer to remove six rubber grommets from the front of the SoundDock XT.

    • Using pointed tweezers may damage the rubber grommet.

  5. Bose SoundDock XT Speaker Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Use a #2 screwdriver to remove the six 8.5 mm length screws from the speaker cover.

  6. Bose SoundDock XT Speaker Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Using a metal spudger, slide between the outer case and the front speaker cover. Work your way around the cover and remove the speaker cover. You now have access to the speakers.

    • Using the metal spudger may damage the plastic speaker cover.

  7. Bose SoundDock XT Speaker Replacement, Speaker: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Lift back cover to reveal the speakers. This is what you should be able to see once you have completed the above steps.

  8. Bose SoundDock XT Speaker Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the four 8.5 mm retaining screws using a # 2 phillips screwdriver.

  9. Bose SoundDock XT Speaker Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 1
    • Record the placement of the wires on the speaker to be replaced.

    • Using side cut pliers, clip the yellow and red wire from the two posts on the speaker.

  10. Bose SoundDock XT Speaker Replacement: step 10, image 1 of 1
    • Using a hot soldering iron, remove the black wire from the speaker.

    • Soldering iron may damage the device if used improperly or on incorrect area.

  11. Bose SoundDock XT Speaker Replacement: step 11, image 1 of 1
    • Solder the black wire onto the new speaker.

    • Soldering iron may damage the device if used improperly or on incorrect area.

  12. Bose SoundDock XT Speaker Replacement: step 12, image 1 of 1
    • Place and secure the new speaker using the four 8.5 mm # 2 screws.

  13. Bose SoundDock XT Speaker Replacement: step 13, image 1 of 1
    • Using a 12 gauge wire wrapping wrapping tool, secure the yellow and red wire to the proper post as recorded earlier.

    • If wire wrap tool is not available, You can secure the wire to the post by soldering the wire to the post.

  14. Bose SoundDock XT Speaker Replacement: step 14, image 1 of 1
    • Reassemble the SoundDock

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order. With proper execution of these steps, you will be able to replace your speakers and enjoy the sound of your SoundDock XT.

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4 Comments

Hello what size are the speakers in this? Looking to buy some replacements

Mr. Robertos Neighborhood - Reply

Could you help me with the part number please?

Thanks a lot !

Greetings from Mexico !

Yair Hernández - Reply

Please send video

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Please send video bose SoundDock xt how to open

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