Introduction

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First, apply pressure with your thumb on the top of the battery cover.
  • First, apply pressure with your thumb on the top of the battery cover.

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Next, pull down on the cover until it begins to slide.
  • Next, pull down on the cover until it begins to slide.

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Finally, once the cover is completely off, pry up the old batteries with your finger or a strong, skinny tool (i.e. spudger).
  • Finally, once the cover is completely off, pry up the old batteries with your finger or a strong, skinny tool (i.e. spudger).

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Unscrew the six 8.0 millimeter long, #0 screws on the backside of the case using the Phillips #0 screwdriver.
  • Unscrew the six 8.0 millimeter long, #0 screws on the backside of the case using the Phillips #0 screwdriver.

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Deck the Halls
With tools and Fix Kits
Detach back part of the case by gently lifting up.
  • Detach back part of the case by gently lifting up.

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Remove the circuit board from the front part of the radio case.
  • Remove the circuit board from the front part of the radio case.

  • Clip the red and black connecting wires at the base closest to the circuit bored in the spots denoted by the two red circles.

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Scrape off the glue on the outer lining of the speaker using the metal spudger.
  • Scrape off the glue on the outer lining of the speaker using the metal spudger.

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Pry the speaker from the case using the metal spudger.
  • Pry the speaker from the case using the metal spudger.

  • This should not take excessive force, so make sure all remaining glue is scraped off from the edges if it will not easily come out.

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The speaker is now disassembled!
  • The speaker is now disassembled!

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Solder the new wires to the circuit board in the spots denoted by the two red circles.
  • Solder the new wires to the circuit board in the spots denoted by the two red circles.

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Place the speaker back inside the shell casing in the same way that it was originally placed.
  • Place the speaker back inside the shell casing in the same way that it was originally placed.

  • Accurately use a polyurethane glue around the rim of the speaker to mount it firmly back inside the plastic casing.

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Conclusion

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

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