Introduction

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

See the speaker replacement guide and follow steps 1 and 2. See the speaker replacement guide and follow steps 1 and 2.
  • See the speaker replacement guide and follow steps 1 and 2.

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Use the T6 torx screwdriver to remove the seven screws located around the headphone cover and place the screws in a safe place.
  • Use the T6 torx screwdriver to remove the seven screws located around the headphone cover and place the screws in a safe place.

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

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Carefully lift the speaker out of its housing while leaving all wires connected.
  • Carefully lift the speaker out of its housing while leaving all wires connected.

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Lift the module out of the headphone cup, leaving all wires attached.
  • Lift the module out of the headphone cup, leaving all wires attached.

  • Clip the two wires circled in orange.

  • Now that the speaker is free set it aside.

  • Clip the two wires circled in yellow.

  • Replace speaker module and solder it to the two wires circled in orange.

  • Now solder the speaker wires (circled in yellow) back to the module.

  • 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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