Introduction

If you're having distorted or loss of sound coming from your device, you will need this quick guide to replacing your speakers. You will need a few tools to get the job done but beyond that, this is a relatively simple repair with no special hazards to be aware of.

  1. Slide one of the plastic opening tools in the crack on the side of the device with the windows button.
    • Slide one of the plastic opening tools in the crack on the side of the device with the windows button.

    • Slide the other plastic opening tool facing the opposite way in the crack next to the first one and pry the back cover off a little bit at a time or slide them around the edge as necessary.

    • Finally, slide the two plastic opening tools all around the case until it is open.

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  2. Unscrew the three black, 4mm screws with a phillips screwdriver size PH 0 (one of which is under the gold colored ribbon cable.)
    • Unscrew the three black, 4mm screws with a phillips screwdriver size PH 0 (one of which is under the gold colored ribbon cable.)

    • Unscrew the three gray, 3mm screws with the same screwdriver (phillips screwdriver size PH 0.)

    • Unplug the connector the connects the battery to the mother board.

      • Make sure to use a plastic opening tool instead of a metal spudger to avoid any unnecessary accidental shorting out of components.

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    • Use the plastic opening tools to unplug the gold/orange ribbon cable as shown in the picture.

    • Use the plastic opening tools to unplug the speakers from the motherboard as shown in the picture.

    • Unscrew the 4 screws shown in the picture with a phillips screwdriver size PH 0.

    • Do not miss the screw under the gold/orange ribbon cable.

    • 4 mm screws

    • 3 mm screws

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    • Finally, use the plastic opening tools to lift up the black cable shown in the picture.

    • Slide one end of the speaker to the other side and the speaker will be out.

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Conclusion

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

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