Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace your speaker which will require a plastic spudger and soldering iron.

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  • Insert the blue plastic opening tool where the case has a seam. Move side to side until you hear a clip pop. Move around the edge of the case until all clips are separated. The clips are 1.5 in. apart within the case.

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  • After successfully separating the casing insert a plastic spudger between the case and the speaker. Carefully pry the speaker out. Once the speaker is removed set the back casing aside.

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Image 1/1: Be careful not to heat the motherboard too long so to avoid damaging other components. Also, care to avoid liquefying the solder on any near by components.
  • Using a soldering gun, apply heat where the speaker wires meet the motherboard. Heat the solder around both the black and red wires until they easily slide away.

  • Be careful not to heat the motherboard too long so to avoid damaging other components. Also, care to avoid liquefying the solder on any near by components.

  • How to Solder is IFixIt's official guide to use a soldering gun.

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Conclusion

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

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