Introduction

The motherboard of the the JBL Clip 2 is the central unit that allows the unit to have all of it's different functions. The device will be taken apart and the motherboard will be removed and replaced.

Image 1/1: If your JBL Clip 2 has never been opened this procedure will require moderate amount of force.
  • Begin by removing the front cap of the JBL Clip 2 by using the blue plastic opening tool to get in between the creases.

  • If your JBL Clip 2 has never been opened this procedure will require moderate amount of force.

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Image 1/1: If you are not trying to replace the speaker please ignore the two middle 3 mm T8 screws during this procedure.
  • There will be six 3 mm T8 screws under the cap, remove these six screws.

  • If you are not trying to replace the speaker please ignore the two middle 3 mm T8 screws during this procedure.

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  • The front cover will lift open easily and the components will be visible.

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Image 1/1: While disconnecting be sure to not use too much force as these two parts are meant to become disconnected.
  • To completely remove the top portion, disconnect the speaker from the motherboard using the blue plastic opening tool.

  • While disconnecting be sure to not use too much force as these two parts are meant to become disconnected.

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  • There will be four 3 mm T8 screws holding the motherboard in place, remove these four screws.

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Image 1/1: If you need help with desoldering refer to [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/How+To+Solder+and+Desolder+Connections/750|How to Solder and Desolder Connections] help. After these are removed the battery should be free.
  • The motherboard is now exposed, and to extract it you must now desoder the eight connection points to the battery, audio AUX cord, and the Mic.

  • If you need help with desoldering refer to How to Solder and Desolder Connections help. After these are removed the battery should be free.

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Conclusion

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

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