Introduction

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

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

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

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

  3. 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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  5. 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.

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

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

  8. Carefully remove the speaker.
    • Carefully remove the speaker.

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

Conclusion

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

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