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Introduction

This guide will explain how to replace your Samsung Chromebook 3 speakers. Before you begin you will need to remove the bottom case.

  1. Place the Chromebook face down so that the bottom case is exposed. Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove nine 4.6mm screws from the back casing.
    • Place the Chromebook face down so that the bottom case is exposed.

    • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove nine 4.6mm screws from the back casing.

  2. Use a iFixit opening tool to gently pry the case up from the vent on the hinge side of the Chromebook. You should hear a popping sound as the connectors disengage inside the case. You should hear a popping sound as the connectors disengage inside the case.
    • Use a iFixit opening tool to gently pry the case up from the vent on the hinge side of the Chromebook.

    • You should hear a popping sound as the connectors disengage inside the case.

  3. Lift the case up and off the device
    • Lift the case up and off the device

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  5. Disconnect the battery from the motherboard by prying upwards on the cable connector with a spudger. Disconnect the battery from the motherboard by prying upwards on the cable connector with a spudger.
    • Disconnect the battery from the motherboard by prying upwards on the cable connector with a spudger.

  6. Remove one 4.9mm silver screw from each speaker with a Phillips #00 screwdriver. Remove one 4.9mm silver screw from each speaker with a Phillips #00 screwdriver. Remove one 4.9mm silver screw from each speaker with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.
    • Remove one 4.9mm silver screw from each speaker with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  7. Use a plastic spudger to gently coax the cable connecter sideways from the motherboard and the left speaker. When disconnected, remove speaker. Use a plastic spudger to gently coax the cable connecter sideways from the motherboard and the left speaker. When disconnected, remove speaker. Use a plastic spudger to gently coax the cable connecter sideways from the motherboard and the left speaker. When disconnected, remove speaker.
    • Use a plastic spudger to gently coax the cable connecter sideways from the motherboard and the left speaker. When disconnected, remove speaker.

  8. Use a plastic spudger to gently disconnect the cable connecter from the daughterboard and the right speaker. Remove the speaker. Use a plastic spudger to gently disconnect the cable connecter from the daughterboard and the right speaker. Remove the speaker. Use a plastic spudger to gently disconnect the cable connecter from the daughterboard and the right speaker. Remove the speaker.
    • Use a plastic spudger to gently disconnect the cable connecter from the daughterboard and the right speaker. Remove the speaker.

Conclusion

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

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