Introduction

This guide will show you how to remove the charging port of a JBL Xtreme. This guide requires soldering skills.

Locate the seams next to the 'feet' on the bottom side of the device.
  • Locate the seams next to the 'feet' on the bottom side of the device.

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Use the metal spudger to gently pry and lift the edge of the seam. The cover is held in place with plastic snaps that will make a popping noise when disengaged. Use the metal spudger to gently pry and lift the edge of the seam. The cover is held in place with plastic snaps that will make a popping noise when disengaged.
  • Use the metal spudger to gently pry and lift the edge of the seam. The cover is held in place with plastic snaps that will make a popping noise when disengaged.

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Gently pull back the edges of the case rotating along the hinge opposite the opening seam illustrated in the second photo. Plastic snaps hold the cover in place. Gently pull back the edges of the case rotating along the hinge opposite the opening seam illustrated in the second photo. Plastic snaps hold the cover in place.
  • Gently pull back the edges of the case rotating along the hinge opposite the opening seam illustrated in the second photo. Plastic snaps hold the cover in place.

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Unscrew the six 9.75mm Phillips head screws holding the bass radiator in place. Three of the five outer screws are indicated in the first image and the sixth inner screw is indicated in the second image. Three of the five outer screws are indicated in the first image and the sixth inner screw is indicated in the second image.
  • Unscrew the six 9.75mm Phillips head screws holding the bass radiator in place.

  • Three of the five outer screws are indicated in the first image and the sixth inner screw is indicated in the second image.

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Once the screws have been removed, the bass radiator will easily lift free. Both radiators are identical. Repeat the above steps on the opposite radiator if necessary. Both radiators are identical. Repeat the above steps on the opposite radiator if necessary.
  • Once the screws have been removed, the bass radiator will easily lift free.

  • Both radiators are identical. Repeat the above steps on the opposite radiator if necessary.

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Locate and disconnect the the three plugs indicated in these pictures. Locate and disconnect the the three plugs indicated in these pictures. Locate and disconnect the the three plugs indicated in these pictures.
  • Locate and disconnect the the three plugs indicated in these pictures.

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Unplug the three ports from the previous step. A set of tweezers may be helpful to reach deeper into the device.
  • Unplug the three ports from the previous step.

  • A set of tweezers may be helpful to reach deeper into the device.

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Locate the three Phillips head screws inside the zipper compartment and unscrew them. Pull the zipper panel free from the device. Pull the zipper panel free from the device.
  • Locate the three Phillips head screws inside the zipper compartment and unscrew them.

  • Pull the zipper panel free from the device.

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Under the zipper panel are eight more Phillips head screws. Unscrew them and carefully lift the battery cover. Be careful not to damage the small white ribbon cable which connects the battery cover to the rest of the device. Be careful not to damage the small white ribbon cable which connects the battery cover to the rest of the device.
  • Under the zipper panel are eight more Phillips head screws. Unscrew them and carefully lift the battery cover.

  • Be careful not to damage the small white ribbon cable which connects the battery cover to the rest of the device.

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Unscrew the three 11.88mm Phillips head screws highlighted in the picture. Unscrew the three 11.88mm Phillips head screws highlighted in the picture.
  • Unscrew the three 11.88mm Phillips head screws highlighted in the picture.

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Pull the Auxiliary board out. There is foam covering the wires, making it difficult to remove the Auxiliary board. Take your time with this step.
  • Pull the Auxiliary board out.

  • There is foam covering the wires, making it difficult to remove the Auxiliary board. Take your time with this step.

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The first image highlights the charging port. Locate 6 metal pins highlighted in the second image and use a solder iron to disconnect the pins. Locate 6 metal pins highlighted in the second image and use a solder iron to disconnect the pins.
  • The first image highlights the charging port.

  • Locate 6 metal pins highlighted in the second image and use a solder iron to disconnect the pins.

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Conclusion

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

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