Introduction

Before proceeding with the replacement guide, please ensure the headphones are unplugged from any device.

Parts

Remove leather headphone cushion by pulling edge towards middle of headphone.
  • Remove leather headphone cushion by pulling edge towards middle of headphone.

  • It should slip off the device.

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Carefully peel back foam pad to prevent tearing.
  • Carefully peel back foam pad to prevent tearing.

  • It is glued at both the top and bottom.

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  • Use the T6 torx screwdriver to remove the three screws holding the speaker in place.

  • To avoid stripping screws, be sure to use the right screw bit oriented perpendicular to the face of the screw.

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  • With the speaker removed from the speaker module, clip the black and white wires on the back of the speaker, as shown.

  • Solder wires onto corresponding pads of replacement speaker.

  • For soldering see the ifixit soldering guide: How To Solder and Desolder Connections

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Conclusion

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

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