Introduction

This guide will offer sound advice to help you remove and replace your JBL Xtreme's speakers.

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.

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.

Start with the back half, this will expose TWO Screws that need to be removed before lifting the front half.

MrMindlink - Reply

Yes, the fact needs to be added that two screws need to also be removed to get the cover off. One side snaps off but the other is attached with two screws.

Terry Kraft - Reply

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.

Hello Where can I get a replacement cover?? Mine is damaged.

juan.rey19 - Reply

Careful with this step, my JBL Xtreme case was also held in place by wo little srews !

Arthur Lecharny - Reply

It feels like you are “breaking” the cover, but in fact it seems to have a kind of “bending point” near the top of the cover by the exterior controls. Watch for the two screws to remove.

Terry Kraft - Reply

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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.

This was the most difficult part for me. The screws are pretty tight, I needed a larger screwdriver to get them out.

Terry Kraft - Reply

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.

With the radiators removed, locate the ribbon cable indicated in the image. Gently unplug the cable from the motherbord.
  • With the radiators removed, locate the ribbon cable indicated in the image.

  • Gently unplug the cable from the motherbord.

First, unscrew the eight 12.93mm Phillips head screws indicated in red. These screws hold the two primary speakers in place. Next, remove the four 9.75mm Phillips head screws for the two smaller speakers indicated in blue and the speakers should lift out with little effort. All speakers are connected via the single cable highlighted in the previous step.
  • First, unscrew the eight 12.93mm Phillips head screws indicated in red. These screws hold the two primary speakers in place.

  • Next, remove the four 9.75mm Phillips head screws for the two smaller speakers indicated in blue and the speakers should lift out with little effort.

  • All speakers are connected via the single cable highlighted in the previous step.

Conclusion

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

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My speaker won't hold a charge for more then 2 hours? Why is that thanks

Gil Trujillo - Reply

where can i buy the speaker of jbl xtreme?

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