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Kindle Touch Speaker Replacement

What you need

  1. Kindle Touch Speaker Replacement, Back Cover: step 1, image 1 of 3 Kindle Touch Speaker Replacement, Back Cover: step 1, image 2 of 3 Kindle Touch Speaker Replacement, Back Cover: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • Use the plastic opening tool to undo the ten plastic clips around the back panel of the Kindle.

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    • Gently lift the bottom and slide the panel off.

  3. Kindle Touch Speaker Replacement, Battery: step 3, image 1 of 3 Kindle Touch Speaker Replacement, Battery: step 3, image 2 of 3 Kindle Touch Speaker Replacement, Battery: step 3, image 3 of 3
    • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the five screws.

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    • Using the flat end of your spudger, gently pry the battery up and remove it.

  5. Kindle Touch Speaker Replacement, Bezel: step 5, image 1 of 2 Kindle Touch Speaker Replacement, Bezel: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the six 4 mm screws to access the front plate.

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    • Use the plastic opening tool to pry the bezel from the top and sides

    • The bottom of the bezel will be glued, so be careful when sliding the clips out.

    • The clips can be easily bent, so do not try to force them out. If you do bend some, they can be bent back.

  7. Kindle Touch Speaker Replacement, Rear Casing: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Use your Phillips #00 srewdriver to remove the indicated screws.

    • There are three pairs of screws that are each different. The screws on the top corners are 4 mm #00 Phillips screws, the screws on the bottom corners are 2 mm #00 Phillips screws, and the black bottom center screws are 6 mm #00 Phillips screws.

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    • With the screws removed, gently remove the case from the internals.

  9. Kindle Touch Speaker Replacement, Speaker: step 9, image 1 of 3 Kindle Touch Speaker Replacement, Speaker: step 9, image 2 of 3 Kindle Touch Speaker Replacement, Speaker: step 9, image 3 of 3
    • Use the pointy end of your Spudger to separate the Speaker's connector from the motherboard on both sides.

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    • The speakers are held down solely with contact adhesive, so use your Spudger to pry them from the support board.

Conclusion

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

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