Introduction

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

  1. 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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  2. 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.

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    • 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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