Introduction

This guide shows how to locate and repair broken connections to the speakers.

Locate the bottom of the device.
  • Locate the bottom of the device.

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Begin by using a metal spudger to peel back the adhesive sticker and locate the 11mm screw beneath the sticker.
  • Begin by using a metal spudger to peel back the adhesive sticker and locate the 11mm screw beneath the sticker.

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Locate the 11mm screw beneath the sticker.
  • Locate the 11mm screw beneath the sticker.

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Using a plastic opening tool, peel off the adhesive gel stoppers
  • Using a plastic opening tool, peel off the adhesive gel stoppers

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Continue peeling the rest of the gel stoppers from the bottom of the device.
  • Continue peeling the rest of the gel stoppers from the bottom of the device.

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Begin unscrewing the six 11mm screws with a Phillips head screw driver.
  • Begin unscrewing the six 11mm screws with a Phillips head screw driver.

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Once you peel of the bottom from the device, you will see the motherboard.
  • Once you peel of the bottom from the device, you will see the motherboard.

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Unscrew the 9.5mm screw located near the center of the motherboard with a Phillips head screw driver.
  • Unscrew the 9.5mm screw located near the center of the motherboard with a Phillips head screw driver.

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Lift the motherboard from the device.
  • Lift the motherboard from the device.

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Locate the four plugs connecting the motherboard to the rest of the device.
  • Locate the four plugs connecting the motherboard to the rest of the device.

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Begin with remove the plug to your left.
  • Begin with remove the plug to your left.

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Remove the plug to your right from the motherboard.
  • Remove the plug to your right from the motherboard.

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Remove the plug in the front of the lcd screen plug.
  • Remove the plug in the front of the lcd screen plug.

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Remove the LCD screen plug last. Then, follow the following instructions in reverse to replace the old motherboard with the new one.
  • Remove the LCD screen plug last. Then, follow the following instructions in reverse to replace the old motherboard with the new one.

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Remove the three screws located along the center of the base.
  • Remove the three screws located along the center of the base.

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Remove the base from the display. Remove the base from the display.
  • Remove the base from the display.

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Using a metal spudger, remove the plastic face plate from the display. Using a metal spudger, remove the plastic face plate from the display. Using a metal spudger, remove the plastic face plate from the display.
  • Using a metal spudger, remove the plastic face plate from the display.

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With a phillips screwdriver, remove the six screws shown here.
  • With a phillips screwdriver, remove the six screws shown here.

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Next, using the metal spudger, pry the speaker grilles from the display. Next, using the metal spudger, pry the speaker grilles from the display.
  • Next, using the metal spudger, pry the speaker grilles from the display.

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Using the phillips screwdriver, remove the four screw seen here.
  • Using the phillips screwdriver, remove the four screw seen here.

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Separate the two pieces of the display as shown.
  • Separate the two pieces of the display as shown.

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You can see that there are several points where connections to the speaker are soldered. If all connections are soldered then replacement may be necessary. If all connections are soldered then replacement may be necessary.
  • You can see that there are several points where connections to the speaker are soldered.

  • If all connections are soldered then replacement may be necessary.

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Conclusion

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

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