Introduction

If the laptops speakers need to be replaced, this guide will be helpful in order to walk you through the process.

Start by removing the feet near the LCD hinge of the laptop to reveal two screws. Using a PH1 bit on your screwdriver, begin by removing the top five (30 mm) screws underneath the battery.
  • Start by removing the feet near the LCD hinge of the laptop to reveal two screws.

  • Using a PH1 bit on your screwdriver, begin by removing the top five (30 mm) screws underneath the battery.

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Once both feet are removed, two  (40 mm) screws will reveal themselves. Unscrew these. Once both feet are removed, two  (40 mm) screws will reveal themselves. Unscrew these.
  • Once both feet are removed, two (40 mm) screws will reveal themselves. Unscrew these.

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Working your way around the outer edges of the Flex 15, remove the 8 (30 mm) outer screws. Working your way around the outer edges of the Flex 15, remove the 8 (30 mm) outer screws. Working your way around the outer edges of the Flex 15, remove the 8 (30 mm) outer screws.
  • Working your way around the outer edges of the Flex 15, remove the 8 (30 mm) outer screws.

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With tools and Fix Kits
Remove the one (40 mm) screw in the middle of the Flex 15.
  • Remove the one (40 mm) screw in the middle of the Flex 15.

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Using a plastic opening tool, make your way around the edge of the laptop. There is a visible line between the bottom shell of the laptop and the laptop body itself. There is a visible line between the bottom shell of the laptop and the laptop body itself.
  • Using a plastic opening tool, make your way around the edge of the laptop.

  • There is a visible line between the bottom shell of the laptop and the laptop body itself.

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Make sure to pry evenly around this edge and only remove the bottom of the laptop when it is fully loose. Using excessive force may break the bottom plastic. There are plastic clips along the edge of the laptop.
  • Make sure to pry evenly around this edge and only remove the bottom of the laptop when it is fully loose.

  • Using excessive force may break the bottom plastic. There are plastic clips along the edge of the laptop.

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Locate the speaker unit at the top left hand corner of the Flex 15. Using the screwdriver (PH1 bit), remove the (50 mm) screws on either side of the speaker unit. Using the screwdriver (PH1 bit), remove the (50 mm) screws on either side of the speaker unit.
  • Locate the speaker unit at the top left hand corner of the Flex 15.

  • Using the screwdriver (PH1 bit), remove the (50 mm) screws on either side of the speaker unit.

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There is a small white socket which a cable of the speakers is plugged into. Pull the wire off by pulling either sides of the black header (do not pull the wire directly as it could break off).
  • There is a small white socket which a cable of the speakers is plugged into.

  • Pull the wire off by pulling either sides of the black header (do not pull the wire directly as it could break off).

  • The speaker can be removed carefully.

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Conclusion

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

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