Introduction

The speakers are located behind the motherboard. Follow this guide to replace one or both broken speakers.

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. 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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Use the PH1 screwdriver to remove the five   6 mm Phillips screws from the battery cover. 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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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.
  • 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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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.
  • 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. Remove the remaining four 16mm Phillips screws from the white plastic casing with the PH2 screwdriver.
  • Remove the remaining four 16mm Phillips screws from the white plastic casing with the PH2 screwdriver.

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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.
  • 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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Once the device is open, disconnect the three white connectors from the motherboard. 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.

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Remove the 9 mm Phillips screw in the corner of the motherboard.
  • 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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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.
  • 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.
  • Disconnect the two white connectors from the bottom of the motherboard.

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Pull down on the black clip holding the ribbon cable in place. Pull the ribbon cable from the connector using the blue tab.
  • 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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Using the PH1 screwdriver, remove the 9mm Phillips screw that connects the black tube to the device's interior.
  • Using the PH1 screwdriver, remove the 9mm Phillips screw that connects the black tube to the device's interior.

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Slowly but firmly pull the grey cap off the device. This will provide complete access to the speakers. Slowly but firmly pull the grey cap off the device. This will provide complete access to the speakers.
  • Slowly but firmly pull the grey cap off the device. This will provide complete access to the speakers.

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Each speaker is held in place with two 9mm Phillips screws. Remove the screws using the PH1 screwdriver head. If you are replacing the left speaker, remove the screws and speaker on your right.
  • Each speaker is held in place with two 9mm Phillips screws. Remove the screws using the PH1 screwdriver head.

  • If you are replacing the left speaker, remove the screws and speaker on your right.

  • If you are replacing the right speaker, remove the screws and speaker on your left.

Where do I find a replacement speaker?

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Pull the speaker out of the casing.
  • Pull the speaker out of the casing.

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Conclusion

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

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Donde encuentro las bocinas no sirven la que tiene

feliper233 - Reply

Donde puedo conseguir las bocinas?

feliper233 - Reply

Where can I get gthe replacement speaker?

rohit jayendra - Reply

where can i get replaicment speaker?

tamaerocksxd - Reply

Where do I get the replacement speakers

Robert - Reply

Where to buy replacement speakers for JBL Charge 3?

Turker - Reply

Hi All, I suggest looking to eBay for broken JBL Charge's to source parts from.

Joe Durand - Reply

Can the JBL charge power a single or bigger speaker and what is the ohm of the stock speaker

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