Introduction

This guide explains how to replace one of the 3 main speakers in the Freeway, however all 3 speakers are removed using this guide and the process is identical. Be sure the device is completely powered off before continuing.

Image 1/3: Remove the rubber pads from the bottom of the device using the spudger. Image 2/3: Remove the rubber pads from the bottom of the device using the spudger. Image 3/3: Remove the rubber pads from the bottom of the device using the spudger.
  • Turn off the device before proceeding. Failure to do so may result in device damage or injury to oneself.

  • Remove the rubber pads from the bottom of the device using the spudger.

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Image 1/3: Two of these screws are underneath the foam padding. This padding is glued on and will be destroyed in this process. Poking through the foam minimizes the damage to the device. Image 2/3: Two of these screws are underneath the foam padding. This padding is glued on and will be destroyed in this process. Poking through the foam minimizes the damage to the device. Image 3/3: Two of these screws are underneath the foam padding. This padding is glued on and will be destroyed in this process. Poking through the foam minimizes the damage to the device.
  • Remove the eight 6mm T9 screws.

  • Two of these screws are underneath the foam padding. This padding is glued on and will be destroyed in this process. Poking through the foam minimizes the damage to the device.

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  • Gently lift the front panel off of the device and carefully rest it to the side.

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Image 1/2: The speaker is not fixed in place, and therefore very little force is necessary to remove this component. Image 2/2: The speaker is not fixed in place, and therefore very little force is necessary to remove this component.
  • Gently lift the speaker out of the device using the spudger.

  • The speaker is not fixed in place, and therefore very little force is necessary to remove this component.

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  • Desolder the two wires connecting to the speaker.

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Conclusion

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

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