This guide involves further disassembly of the clock radio and will require using several different tools and techniques, including using a soldering iron. If you need help on how to use a soldering iron, consult this iFixit guide: How To Solder and Desolder Connections

  1. Find the battery compartment on the bottom of the clock radio.
    • Find the battery compartment on the bottom of the clock radio.

    • Using your thumb, push the compartment cover latch toward the battery.

    • With the latch pushed in, pull the compartment cover upward to remove it..

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  2. Lift the battery from the compartment.
    • Lift the battery from the compartment.

    • Pull the battery up and gently disconnect it from the battery connector.

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    • Using a Phillips #00 Screwdriver, unscrew the six 12mm screws from around the bottom of the clock radio.

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    • Gently pull the liquid crystal display (LCD) cover off.

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    • Lift the top off. Two gray, plastic internal pieces will fall out when you do this; set them aside.

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    • Grip the speaker.

    • Lift the speaker from the holder.

    • Turn the speaker over.

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    • The red wire is the + and the tan wire is the -. These wires are connected with solder.

    • Apply the hot soldering iron tip to the speaker connection solder.

    • Pull the speaker away from the wires.

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    • Attach a new 65 mm speaker, model #115048352530, with the wire connectors. Match the red wire to the + and the tan wire to the -.

    • Solder the wires to connect. Let the solder cool.

    • Reverse Step 6 to insert the new speaker in holder.

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

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