Introduction

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

Parts

No parts required.

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

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

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  • Flip laptop over and open it.

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  • 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).

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Image 1/2: Keyboard is still connected via a ribbon cable. Image 2/2: Move the keyboard slightly to the left to have access to the keyboard 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.

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

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

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

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Image 1/1: Be careful to not break the cord.
  • Using the black spudger tool, gently pry off the right speaker.

  • Be careful to not break the cord.

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  • Remove the cords from the retention clips.

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

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Conclusion

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

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