Introduction

This guide will show you how to properly remove and replace the left or right speaker of your Dell XPS 18.

Turn the device on its screen.
  • Turn the device on its screen.

  • Remove the ten 4mm screws using a T8 Torx screwdriver.

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Gently flip out support feet located near the bottom of device.
  • Gently flip out support feet located near the bottom of device.

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Gently lift the back cover off the device. The back cover should come off easily.
  • Gently lift the back cover off the device. The back cover should come off easily.

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Use the plastic opening tool's angled edge to lift the clasp securing the copper colored volume control cable. Disconnect the volume control cable and pull it back.
  • Use the plastic opening tool's angled edge to lift the clasp securing the copper colored volume control cable.

  • Disconnect the volume control cable and pull it back.

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Firmly pull the blue speaker cable loose.
  • Firmly pull the blue speaker cable loose.

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Remove the two black 4mm screws with a Phillips 00 screwdriver.
  • Remove the two black 4mm screws with a Phillips 00 screwdriver.

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Carefully remove the speaker.
  • Carefully remove the speaker.

  • To remove the right speaker, follow these same steps.

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Conclusion

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

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