Image 1/2: Once the power button cover is slightly opened, use your fingers to remove the power button cover. Image 2/2: Once the power button cover is slightly opened, use your fingers to remove the power button cover.
  • Use a metal spudger to pry open the power button cover.

  • Once the power button cover is slightly opened, use your fingers to remove the power button cover.

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  • Press firmly on the end of the latch and pull the two-wire connector away from the base to separate.

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  • Firmly press on the end of the latch and pull the four-wire connector away from the base to separate.

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Image 1/3: Once unlocked, pull straight up on the connector to remove. Image 2/3: Once unlocked, pull straight up on the connector to remove. Image 3/3: Once unlocked, pull straight up on the connector to remove.
  • Lightly, pry up on each side of the black band connector lock using your fingertips.

  • Once unlocked, pull straight up on the connector to remove.

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Image 1/2: Remove the one silver 16mm Phillips #2 screws from the black plastic side panel. Image 2/2: Remove the black plastic screw panel from the boombox.
  • Remove the five black 14mm Phillips #2 screws from the black plastic side panel.

  • Remove the one silver 16mm Phillips #2 screws from the black plastic side panel.

  • Remove the black plastic screw panel from the boombox.

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Image 1/2: Remove the panel with your fingers once the volume rocker is slightly opened. Image 2/2: Remove the panel with your fingers once the volume rocker is slightly opened.
  • On the opposite side of the device, pry open the volume rocker with a metal spudger.

  • Remove the panel with your fingers once the volume rocker is slightly opened.

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Image 1/3: Remove the one silver16 mm Phillips #2 screw from the black plastic side panel. Image 2/3: Once all screws are removed, take the screw panel out of the device to gain access to the back of the panel. Image 3/3: Once all screws are removed, take the screw panel out of the device to gain access to the back of the panel.
  • Remove the five black 14mm Phillips #2 screws from the black plastic side panel.

  • Remove the one silver16 mm Phillips #2 screw from the black plastic side panel.

  • Once all screws are removed, take the screw panel out of the device to gain access to the back of the panel.

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  • Firmly press on the end of the latch and pull the two-wire connector away from the base.

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  • Pull up on the aluminum boombox handle to remove.

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  • Use a metal spudger to pry the rubber base apart from the aluminum grille.

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  • Pull the rubber base away from the boombox.

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Image 1/1: There should be a total of eight screws removed in this step.
  • Remove the four black 7.5mm Phillips #2 screws on each side of the device.

  • There should be a total of eight screws removed in this step.

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  • Pull vertically on the speaker grille to remove it from the boombox.

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Image 1/3: Separate the two halves by gently pulling them apart. Image 2/3: The screws at this step are embedded deep within the device so make sure your screw driver is long. Image 3/3: The screws at this step are embedded deep within the device so make sure your screw driver is long.
  • Remove the fifteen 13.0 mm screws with a #0 Phillips from the side of the device containing two speakers.

  • Separate the two halves by gently pulling them apart.

  • The screws at this step are embedded deep within the device so make sure your screw driver is long.

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  • Locate the speaker adjacent to the motherboard.

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Image 1/3: One red and one black wire are located on each side of speaker. Image 2/3: Check out the [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/How+To+Solder+and+Desolder+Connections/750|How to Solder and Desolder Connections guide] for soldering help. Image 3/3: Check out the [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/How+To+Solder+and+Desolder+Connections/750|How to Solder and Desolder Connections guide] for soldering help.

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  • Remove the four 7.0 mm screws with a Phillips #2.

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  • Lift the speaker out of the device using your fingers.

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  • Pull up on the lock to detach the band connector from the motherboard.

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  • Remove five 7.0 mm screws on the motherboard with a Phillips #2.

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Image 1/3: Flip over to reveal the underside. Image 2/3: Motherboard will still be attached to the device. Image 3/3: Motherboard will still be attached to the device.
  • Lift the motherboard with your fingers.

  • Flip over to reveal the underside.

  • Motherboard will still be attached to the device.

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  • Pull up on the lock of the band connector to detach it from the motherboard.

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Image 1/3: One red and one black wire are located on each side of speaker. Image 2/3: One red and one black wire are located on each side of speaker. Image 3/3: One red and one black wire are located on each side of speaker.
  • Desolder all four wires connecting the speaker.

  • One red and one black wire are located on each side of speaker.

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  • Remove four 7.0 mm screws with a Phillips #2.

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  • Lift the speaker out of the device using your fingers.

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Conclusion

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

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