Introduction

Broken speakers can be very annoying. Replacing the old speakers can bring new life to your beats.

Parts

No parts required.

Flip the laptop upside down and remove battery by pressing inward on the two latches holding the battery in. Flip the laptop upside down and remove battery by pressing inward on the two latches holding the battery in.
  • Flip the laptop upside down and remove battery by pressing inward on the two latches holding the battery in.

Unscrew the four (2.5 mm Phillips) screws (Use Phillips #0 Screwdriver). Unscrew the four (2.5 mm Phillips) screws (Use Phillips #0 Screwdriver).
  • Unscrew the four (2.5 mm Phillips) screws (Use Phillips #0 Screwdriver).

Flip laptop over and open it.
  • Flip laptop over and open it.

Slightly push up while lifting up on the power button panel to release the panel.
  • Slightly push up while lifting up on the power button panel to release the panel.

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Unscrew the four (2.5 mm Phillips) screws holding the keyboard in (Use Phillips #0 Screwdriver).
  • Unscrew the four (2.5 mm Phillips) screws holding the keyboard in (Use Phillips #0 Screwdriver).

Carefully (holding both sides of the keyboard), push up and lift slightly. Keyboard is still connected via a ribbon cable.
  • Carefully (holding both sides of the keyboard), push up and lift slightly.

  • Keyboard is still connected via a ribbon cable.

  • Move the keyboard slightly to the left to have access to the keyboard ribbon cable.

Use the black spudger to lift the black latch holding the keyboard ribbon cable.
  • Use the black spudger to lift the black latch holding the keyboard ribbon cable.

Use the black spudger tool to lift the white, black, and red ribbon cable connector up so that it is disconnected.
  • Use the black spudger tool to lift the white, black, and red ribbon cable connector up so that it is disconnected.

Unscrew the two (2.5 mm Phillips) screws (located on the upper most part of the computer) holding the speakers in.
  • Unscrew the two (2.5 mm Phillips) screws (located on the upper most part of the computer) holding the speakers in.

Using the black spudger tool, gently pry off the right speaker.
  • Using the black spudger tool, gently pry off the right speaker.

  • Be careful to not break the cord.

Remove the cords from the retention clips.
  • Remove the cords from the retention clips.

Remove the left speaker as completed in step #10.
  • Remove the left speaker as completed in step #10.

Conclusion

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

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