Introduction

Steps to replace the LG VX8550 speaker

Slide the battery release up.
  • Slide the battery release up.

Remove the battery by lifting away from the case.
  • Remove the battery by lifting away from the case.

Remove the 2 screw covers next to the rear speaker with a Push Pin.
  • Remove the 2 screw covers next to the rear speaker with a Push Pin.

Remove the 4 cover screws with a Philips #00 screwdriver.
  • Remove the 4 cover screws with a Philips #00 screwdriver.

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Use the iPod opening tool to pry off the back casing.
  • Use the iPod opening tool to pry off the back casing.

Continue sliding the iPod opening tool around the seam of the casing to separate the front and back casings.
  • Continue sliding the iPod opening tool around the seam of the casing to separate the front and back casings.

Separate the casing halves.
  • Separate the casing halves.

  • Be sure to keep track of the side buttons as they fall out.

With the back casing removed the speaker is visible.
  • With the back casing removed the speaker is visible.

Lift up under top end of circuit board with the Spludger to access retaining clip.
  • Lift up under top end of circuit board with the Spludger to access retaining clip.

Carefully pry up on retaining clip with the Spudger to release the speaker.
  • Carefully pry up on retaining clip with the Spudger to release the speaker.

Carefully unplug speaker connector from circuit board with your fingers.
  • Carefully unplug speaker connector from circuit board with your fingers.

Remove the speaker by lifting up.
  • Remove the speaker by lifting up.

Conclusion

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

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