Introduction

This guide will help you learn how to replace the speaker in the HP Split 13-r010dx.

Locate the four screws at the bottom of the device.                                                        (Note that the keyboard attachment is missing from this device.)
  • Locate the four screws at the bottom of the device. (Note that the keyboard attachment is missing from this device.)

  • Use a Philips head #0 screwdriver to remove each of the screws (Size: 4mm)

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Gently wedge the  plastic opening tool in between where the display and  back panel meet.
  • Gently wedge the plastic opening tool in between where the display and back panel meet.

  • Slowly and gently apply force to the plastic opening tool in a downwards motion to loosen the front panel from the back panel.

  • Rotate the device so that the side is facing up and repeat the previous step for the sides.

  • Do NOT attempt to wedge the plastic opening tool on the bottom . Once the sides and top are loose you are ready to continue to the next step.

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  • Gently and slowly pull the front and back panel away from each other (in opposite directions). ( Pulling them apart will not separate the two panels)

  • Only separate the panels by a few inches from each other so that there is room to separate the front and back panel in the next step. Proceed to the next step.

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  • Hold the back panel firmly and pull the front panel upwards to completely separate the front panel from the back panel.

  • The device is now ready to be repaired or replacements installed.

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  • Using the PH 0 screw head unscrew each of the screws located int the upper right of the speakers.

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  • After unscrewing the speakers, gently lift the speaker out using the tweezers.

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  • Once each speaker is out, remove the center plate in between the speakers, using the PH0 bit.

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  • After removing the the speakers completely, using the tweezers gently remove the micro chip connection from the system.

  • Then untwist the wires from the thick black cord.

  • Be careful when pulling the cord underneath the plug-ins marked in red. They may unplug.

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Conclusion

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

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