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Introduction

The passive radiators help the speaker improve its bass and are part of the cover that allows the speaker to be waterproof. Removing the passive radiator is one of the first steps in opening up the JBL Charge 3. You can uncover the insides of the speakers through the sides.

  1. Remove the two 8mm Phillips #1 screws from the tabs. NOTE: There may be only one screw. NOTE: There may be only one screw.
    • Remove the two 8mm Phillips #1 screws from the tabs.

    • NOTE: There may be only one screw.

  2. Insert  the plastic opening tools underneath both tabs. Insert  the plastic opening tools underneath both tabs.
    • Insert the plastic opening tools underneath both tabs.

  3. Twist and pull open the passive radiator. The left radiator twists off clockwise; the right counterclockwise.
    • Twist and pull open the passive radiator. The left radiator twists off clockwise; the right counterclockwise.

  4. Repeat all previous steps for the other passive radiator. NOTE: only the right radiator needs to be removed for changing the battery.
    • Repeat all previous steps for the other passive radiator.

    • NOTE: only the right radiator needs to be removed for changing the battery.

Conclusion

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

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3 Comments

i have a different model of the charge 3 it doesnt have screws but its hard to take out

Water Bass Tester (Water BT) - Reply

mine has screws and was also hard to pull with one hand

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Ich finde den Passivenstrahler nicht als Ersatzteil im Internet. Kann wer da helfen?

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