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Motorola RAZR Maxx HD External Speaker Replacement

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    • Use the Torx T5 Screwdriver to remove two 5.0 mm screws at the bottom of the phone.

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    • To remove the SIM card, use an unfolded paperclip to press down on the metal plate on the left side of the phone until it pops up.

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    • Gently push the screen toward the top edge of the phone and tilt the screen to reveal the black flex cables.

    • Do NOT remove the screen all the way or the flex cables will be damaged.

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    • Release the two black ribbon flex cables by gently pulling up on the connection using the spudger. Then lift the screen to remove.

    • Make sure to remove the flex cables before completely removing the screen.

    • When reassembling, align the white bands on the edge of the screen so that a connection is made.

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    • Remove the plastic yellow tape on the battery connector using the spudger.

    • Pry up on the orange connection to release it from the motherboard.

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    • Unscrew all ten 4.0 mm screws on the motherboard using a T5 Torx screwdriver.

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    • Using tweezers, remove the clear plastic covering on the speaker.

    • Pry open the connection by lifting up on the speaker wire connector.

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    • Using tweezers, remove the back facing camera cover.

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    • Using the spudger tool, release the yellow ribbon cable on the headphone jack cover by pushing up on the connection.

    • Remove the cover from the motherboard.

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    • Release the yellow flex cable on the right side of the phone using the spudger by lifting up on the retaining clip.

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    • Wedge the spudger between the motherboard and the back case.

    • Work your way around the entire edge of the motherboard to release it and remove it from the back of the phone.

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    • Use tweezers to remove the speaker from the top left of the phone by pulling upward.

Conclusion

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

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