MacBook Air 13" Mid 2013 Right Speaker Replacement

Replace the Right Speaker in your MacBook Air 13" Mid 2013.

Use this guide to replace the right speaker.

Edit Step 1 Lower Case  ¶ 

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Edit Step 1 Lower Case  ¶ 

  • Before proceeding, power down your machine. Close the display and lay it on a soft surface top-side down.

  • Remove the following ten screws:

    • Two 9 mm 5-point Pentalobe screws

    • Eight 2.6 mm 5-point Pentalobe screws

  • The special screwdriver needed to remove the ten 5-point Pentalobe screws can be found here.

Edit Step 2  ¶ 

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Edit Step 2  ¶ 

  • Wedge your fingers between the display and the lower case and pull upward to pop the lower case off the Air.

  • Remove the lower case and set it aside.

Edit Step 3 Battery  ¶ 

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Edit Step 3 Battery  ¶ 

  • Grab the clear plastic pull tab attached to the battery connector and pull it toward the front edge of the Air to disconnect the battery from the logic board.

  • Do not lift upward on the connector as you disconnect it.

Edit Step 4  ¶ 

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Edit Step 4  ¶ 

  • Remove the following five screws securing the battery to the upper case:

    • Three 6.3 mm T5 Torx screws

    • Two 2.4 mm T5 Torx screws

Edit Step 5  ¶ 

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Edit Step 5  ¶ 

  • When handling the battery, avoid squeezing or touching the four exposed lithium polymer cells.

  • Lift the battery from its edge nearest the logic board and remove it from the upper case.

Edit Step 6 Right Speaker  ¶ 

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Edit Step 6 Right Speaker  ¶ 

  • Use the flat end of a spudger to pry the right speaker connector up and out of its socket on the logic board.

  • Pry up from beneath the wires.

Edit Step 7  ¶ 

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Edit Step 7  ¶ 

  • Use the flat end of a spudger to pry the right speaker off the adhesive securing it to the upper case.

  • Remove the right speaker from the upper case.

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

For more information, check out the MacBook Air 13" Mid 2013 device page.

Required Tools

Spudger

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T5 Torx Screwdriver

$5.95 · 50+ In stock

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