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.

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

  • The panel will pop open at the top corner.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

  • Separate top panel from bottom frame.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Conclusion

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

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