Introduction

Removing the motherboard will allow access to most of the internal components.

Image 1/3: Use a Jimmy or metal spudger on each corner to separate the trim from the device. Image 2/3: Use a Jimmy or metal spudger on each corner to separate the trim from the device. Image 3/3: Use a Jimmy or metal spudger on each corner to separate the trim from the device.
  • Make sure the device is powered off before you begin.

  • Use a Jimmy or metal spudger on each corner to separate the trim from the device.

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Image 1/2: Remove the battery cover and set it aside. Image 2/2: Remove the battery cover and set it aside.
  • Use the PH1 screwdriver to remove the five 6 mm Phillips screws from the battery cover.

  • Remove the battery cover and set it aside.

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Image 1/2: Be careful to not puncture the battery or damage the battery wire under the liquid electrical tape. Image 2/2: Be careful to not puncture the battery or damage the battery wire under the liquid electrical tape.
  • Use a spudger to remove most of the liquid electrical tape from the battery and battery compartment.

  • Be careful to not puncture the battery or damage the battery wire under the liquid electrical tape.

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Image 1/2: Lift the battery just enough to remove the 16mm PH2 screw underneath it. Image 2/2: Lifting the battery too far will cause damage to the battery wire.
  • Use a metal spudger to pry the edge of the battery out of the device.

  • Lift the battery just enough to remove the 16mm PH2 screw underneath it.

  • Lifting the battery too far will cause damage to the battery wire.

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  • Remove the remaining four 16mm Phillips screws from the white plastic casing with the PH2 screwdriver.

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Image 1/2: Slide the metal spudger along these seams to separate the back casing from the rest of the speaker. Image 2/2: Slide the metal spudger along these seams to separate the back casing from the rest of the speaker.
  • Start in a corner, where the casing and the side meet. Use a pointed metal spudger to pry apart the glue holding these seams together.

  • Slide the metal spudger along these seams to separate the back casing from the rest of the speaker.

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Image 1/2: Separate the two pieces of the casing. Image 2/2: Separate the two pieces of the casing.
  • Once the device is open, disconnect the three white connectors from the motherboard.

  • Separate the two pieces of the casing.

Hi , Thanks a lot in my speacker i had broken plastic part which affect clear sound with your guide i open mine seasily and take it out now i have beand new sound which i had before. thanks again.

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  • Remove the 9 mm Phillips screw in the corner of the motherboard.

There are 2 screws to remove, the other is under the barcode sticker

Andrew Allman - Reply

hey bru the scewdriver you useing what do you call it and where can you get the kit

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Image 1/2: If the motherboard won't budge, be sure that the square component on the bottom of the motherboard clears the edge of the speaker. Image 2/2: During reassembly, make sure the motherboard is fully installed and not sticking up past its original position, as this could damage the motherboard.
  • Remove the motherboard from the casing by lifting the corner of the board out of the device.

  • If the motherboard won't budge, be sure that the square component on the bottom of the motherboard clears the edge of the speaker.

  • During reassembly, make sure the motherboard is fully installed and not sticking up past its original position, as this could damage the motherboard.

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  • Disconnect the two white connectors from the bottom of the motherboard.

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Image 1/2: Pull the ribbon cable from the connector using the blue tab. Image 2/2: Remove the motherboard from the device.
  • Pull down on the black clip holding the ribbon cable in place.

  • Pull the ribbon cable from the connector using the blue tab.

  • Remove the motherboard from the device.

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Conclusion

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

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Hello I have 3 jbl speakers I bought that work only if plugged to the wall and aux cable... other than that it doesn't work at all .. Bluetooth or even the buttons don't function

hector - Reply

had same issue. fixed it by reconnecting the cable that conncts LEDs/ buttons

nyancatsarecute -

i have the same problem

Denny Berroa - Reply

Hello, mine doesn't emit any sound, bluetooth is connected, buttons are working, could it be that some audio cable inside is disconnected?

giubo - Reply

hello can i ask if how many pins in the flex for power button i accidentally damage when i fixed it

djcriztorey - Reply

Hello, I have the JBL Charge 2+ and the screws are not at the same places. I'm afraid :(

tmaxer - Reply

Do You have a SD cart slot there?

Marcin -

How much does the motherboard cost.

i have a pulse 2. Please tell me

arvind raj - Reply

I have two jbl charger 3 but doesnt Connect it for wifi, could be the problem.

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