Introduction

This guide will provide you with step by step instructions to replace your Toughbook CF-29's speaker.

Locate the bay door for the battery on the left side of the laptop.
  • Locate the bay door for the battery on the left side of the laptop.

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Slide the latch to the right and then down to unlock it. Pull out the battery.
  • Slide the latch to the right and then down to unlock it.

  • Pull out the battery.

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Begin by turning the laptop upside down with the handle towards you.
  • Begin by turning the laptop upside down with the handle towards you.

  • Use a Phillips size 0 screwdriver to remove the 4 screws holding down the ram cover.

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Remove the panel and set it aside.
  • Remove the panel and set it aside.

  • Use a Phillips size 0 screwdriver to remove these 8 small screws.

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Use a Phillips size 1 screwdriver to remove the remaining 8 screws.
  • Use a Phillips size 1 screwdriver to remove the remaining 8 screws.

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Use a plastic opening tool to release, but NOT remove, the back cover because it is sealed with adhesive. Use a plastic opening tool to release, but NOT remove, the back cover because it is sealed with adhesive.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to release, but NOT remove, the back cover because it is sealed with adhesive.

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Be careful when lifting the cover as you may damage some connections.
  • Be careful when lifting the cover as you may damage some connections.

  • Slowly lift the cover so that you can disconnect the red and white wires connecting the speaker to the sound card.

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Now the back cover should be off and you can access the inside of the casing.
  • Now the back cover should be off and you can access the inside of the casing.

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Place the back cover infront of you so you can access the inside of it.
  • Place the back cover infront of you so you can access the inside of it.

  • Remove the 3 screws holding in the speaker.

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Pry out the speaker using a flat screw driver or a blue pry tool.  It is held in with an adhesive.
  • Pry out the speaker using a flat screw driver or a blue pry tool. It is held in with an adhesive.

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Your speaker is now removed
  • Your speaker is now removed

  • Put in your replacement by following the reverse steps.

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Conclusion

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

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