Introduction

Many of the important components of the stereo are located on the inside of the device. To get to these components, you must remove the internal components of the device.

Image 1/2: With two fingers, pinch the tabs and lift up to open the battery protection cover. Image 2/2: With two fingers, pinch the tabs and lift up to open the battery protection cover.
  • Flip the stereo so the CD opening is face down.

  • With two fingers, pinch the tabs and lift up to open the battery protection cover.

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Image 1/2: Repeat until all eight batteries are removed. Image 2/2: Make sure the batteries are facing the right direction. If the device does not turn on, you may have the batteries in the opposite orientation.
  • Using a spudger or your fingers, push up against the positive end of the battery. Once it is loose, lift the battery out.

  • Repeat until all eight batteries are removed.

  • Make sure the batteries are facing the right direction. If the device does not turn on, you may have the batteries in the opposite orientation.

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  • With a Phillips #2 screwdriver, remove two 2mm screws.

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Image 1/2: Use the same screwdriver to remove four more 6mm screws along the outside of the case. Image 2/2: Use the same screwdriver to remove four more 6mm screws along the outside of the case.
  • Using a long Phillips #2 screwdriver, remove one 6mm screw located inside the battery compartment.

  • Use the same screwdriver to remove four more 6mm screws along the outside of the case.

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Image 1/3: The bottom cover has two red and two yellow wires attached to it that you don't want to pull off. Handle the casing carefully. Image 2/3: Once the pieces are separated, pull them apart and place the bottom cover aside, near the stereo. Image 3/3: Once the pieces are separated, pull them apart and place the bottom cover aside, near the stereo.
  • With a plastic opening tool, wedge the bottom shell from the main speaker face along the edge.

  • The bottom cover has two red and two yellow wires attached to it that you don't want to pull off. Handle the casing carefully.

  • Once the pieces are separated, pull them apart and place the bottom cover aside, near the stereo.

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Image 1/2: More wires! Handle the circuit board carefully and take caution not to stretch the red and white wires connected the board to the other components. Image 2/2: Remove the green quarter circle circuit board and place to the side.
  • With a Phillips #2 screwdriver, remove five 5mm screws from the "quarter circle" circuit board.

  • More wires! Handle the circuit board carefully and take caution not to stretch the red and white wires connected the board to the other components.

  • Remove the green quarter circle circuit board and place to the side.

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  • On the brown side of the quarter circle circuit board, remove the two white ribbon cables with pink stripes attached to a plastic connector. To do this, pinch the tabs with your hands while pulling outward on the connector.

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  • With a Phillips #2 screwdriver, remove four 6mm screws from the rectangular circuit board.

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  • Remove the two white ribbon cables attached to white plastic connectors from the circuit board by pinching the tabs with your hands and pulling outward on the connector.

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Image 1/1: Remove the rectangular circuit board and place it to the side.
  • Red and white wires are attached to this board as well. Once again, be careful not to stretch these.

  • Remove the rectangular circuit board and place it to the side.

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Image 1/1: Remove the black plastic frame.
  • With a Phillips #2 screwdriver, remove two 5mm screws from the black plastic frame which previously held up the rectangular circuit board.

  • Remove the black plastic frame.

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Image 1/2: This board has two white ribbons attached to it. Once again, be careful not to stretch these. Image 2/2: Remove and place the metal circuit board to the side.
  • With a Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove four 3mm screws from the silver metal circuit board.

  • This board has two white ribbons attached to it. Once again, be careful not to stretch these.

  • Remove and place the metal circuit board to the side.

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  • With a Phillips #2 screwdriver, remove the two 3mm screws from the black plastic tuner frame.

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Conclusion

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

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