Introduction

This guide gives step-by-step instructions on repairing the speaker for a Motorola C290 cell phone.

Flip open your Motorola C290. Remove rubber stoppers located around main screen using a push pin. This reveals four screws.
  • Flip open your Motorola C290.

  • Remove rubber stoppers located around main screen using a push pin.

  • This reveals four screws.

  • Use a Torx T6 Screwdriver to unscrew the four screws.

Use a plastic opening tool to pry open a gap between the top cover and the face of the phone. Slide the plastic opening tool along gap and pry open case.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to pry open a gap between the top cover and the face of the phone.

  • Slide the plastic opening tool along gap and pry open case.

  • Remove top cover.

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Unclip circuit attachments located on back of screen circuit board using a Spudger. Unclip circuit attachments located on back of screen circuit board using a Spudger.
  • Unclip circuit attachments located on back of screen circuit board using a Spudger.

Insert the plastic opening tool between the metal screen components and the plastic frame at the corners. Firmly pry the screen components from the frame with a twisting motion You will need to apply a good amount of force as you pry, twisting in a right-to-left motion.
  • Insert the plastic opening tool between the metal screen components and the plastic frame at the corners.

  • Firmly pry the screen components from the frame with a twisting motion

  • You will need to apply a good amount of force as you pry, twisting in a right-to-left motion.

  • Completely remove screen components from frame.

Insert spudger underneath the speaker. Gently break the sticky seal between the phone case and speaker. Lift the speaker off the phone case.
  • Insert spudger underneath the speaker.

  • Gently break the sticky seal between the phone case and speaker.

  • Lift the speaker off the phone case.

  • Note: It will be necessary to destroy the seal to remove the speaker.

Conclusion

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

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