Introduction

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

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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  • 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.

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Image 1/2: If you are replacing the left speaker, remove the screws and speaker on your right. Image 2/2: If you are replacing the right speaker, remove the screws and speaker on your left.
  • 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.

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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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