Introduction

If your speakers are not functioning use this guide to instruct you on how to replace the beat audio speakers.

Turn off and unplug the device before starting.
  • Turn off and unplug the device before starting.

  • Flip your device over so the bottom panel is facing up.

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Slide the lock switch to the right.
  • Slide the lock switch to the right.

  • The panel will pop open at the top corner.

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Use the plastic opening tool to remove the back panel.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to remove the back panel.

  • Some force may be required to remove the panel from the case. Use caution when prying to avoid breaking the panel or the plastic tabs securing it in place.

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Use the PH 1 screwdriver to remove the four 3.5 mm screws securing the hard drive.
  • Use the PH 1 screwdriver to remove the four 3.5 mm screws securing the hard drive.

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Lift the corner bracket to remove the hard drive.
  • Lift the corner bracket to remove the hard drive.

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Unplug the hard drive wire to detach the  hard drive.
  • Unplug the hard drive wire to detach the hard drive.

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Unscrew four 3.5 mm screws from the inside of the battery compartment with PH 1 screwdriver.
  • Unscrew four 3.5 mm screws from the inside of the battery compartment with PH 1 screwdriver.

  • Unscrew nine 5 mm screws with PH 1 screwdriver.

  • Unscrew four 4 mm screws with PH 1 screwdriver.

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Flip right-side up and open the laptop.
  • Flip right-side up and open the laptop.

  • Pry open the keyboard using plastic opening tool starting from the top.

  • Lift up keyboard gently,as a silver ribbon is still attaching it to the laptop

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Place keyboard upside down.
  • Place keyboard upside down.

  • Lift up plastic cover over keyboard ribbon cable.

  • Pull ribbon cable up away from keyboard to completely remove.

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Remove seven 4mm pannel screws with PH 1 screwdriver.
  • Remove seven 4mm pannel screws with PH 1 screwdriver.

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Put the computer on its side
  • Put the computer on its side

  • Separate top panel from bottom frame.

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Pop open palm rest panel.
  • Pop open palm rest panel.

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Pull ribbon to detach from bottom panel.
  • Pull ribbon to detach from bottom panel.

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Lift up speaker. Lift up speaker.
  • Lift up speaker.

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Lift up white panel covering speaker ribbon cable.
  • Lift up white panel covering speaker ribbon cable.

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Pull out the speaker ribbon.
  • Pull out the speaker ribbon.

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Unhook speaker cable from hooks. Unhook speaker cable from hooks.
  • Unhook speaker cable from hooks.

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Pull out silver wire to reveal black speaker wire.
  • Pull out silver wire to reveal black speaker wire.

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Unplug the red, white, and black speaker wire connector.
  • Unplug the red, white, and black speaker wire connector.

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Conclusion

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

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