Introduction

If your camera stops making noise, or the sound is distorted, you may want to inspect or replace the speaker.

Image 1/3: Unscrew the eight Phillips #00 screws on the back panel: Image 2/3: Two 2.5x6mm screws above the screen. Image 3/3: One 3x6mm screw on the upper part of '''each''' side (two total; right side shown).
  • The battery door has been removed for clarity, but is not necessary. See this guide for how to remove it.

  • Unscrew the eight Phillips #00 screws on the back panel:

    • Two 2.5x6mm screws above the screen.

    • One 3x6mm screw on the upper part of each side (two total; right side shown).

    • One 3x7.5mm screw on the lower part of each side (two total).

    • Two 3x4.5mm screws on the bottom.

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Image 1/3: Doing this will also release the connector cover on the left side. Set it aside for now, but remember to reinstall it later. Image 2/3: Disconnect the ribbon cable by flipping the black tab up, then pulling the cable out. Image 3/3: This procedure also applies to all of the other ribbon cables in the D5000.
  • Pull the back panel up, then tilt it back. There will be two cables still holding it on.

    • Doing this will also release the connector cover on the left side. Set it aside for now, but remember to reinstall it later.

  • Disconnect the ribbon cable by flipping the black tab up, then pulling the cable out.

    • This procedure also applies to all of the other ribbon cables in the D5000.

  • Pull out the other connector by lifting it up with tweezers, or by prying it out. Fingernails also work well.

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Image 1/2: Remove the four Phillips #00 screws securing the shield: Image 2/2: Three silver 3x4mm screws.
  • The speaker is mounted to the underside of the back panel. There is a a metal shield that holds it on.

  • Remove the four Phillips #00 screws securing the shield:

    • Three silver 3x4mm screws.

    • One black 3x3mm screw.

  • Remove the shield.

    • With the shield off, the navigation buttons and "Lv" button are free to move and rotate. Check alignment before replacement.

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Image 1/1: Desolder the two leads to the speaker.
  • Lift the blue tape on the ribbon cable.

  • Desolder the two leads to the speaker.

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  • Pry the speaker out of its cavity.

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Conclusion

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

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