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Introduction

This step by step troubleshooting guide can be used to resolve issues such as water damage, heat and/or excessive heat that may arise with the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 Speakers.

Great caution must be taken when removing or replacing parts of the tablet as further damage can occur.

  1. Start out by separating the screen from the back cover using the larger plastic opening tool to pry them apart. Be careful when removing the screen as negligence can cause damage.
    • Start out by separating the screen from the back cover using the larger plastic opening tool to pry them apart.

    • Be careful when removing the screen as negligence can cause damage.

  2. Once every part of the screen is separated from the back cover, you should be able to fully remove it with your hands. Once every part of the screen is separated from the back cover, you should be able to fully remove it with your hands.
    • Once every part of the screen is separated from the back cover, you should be able to fully remove it with your hands.

  3. To remove the battery you must use something small, such as tweezers, to disconnect the battery from its port. Note: the connection lifts up to remove.
    • To remove the battery you must use something small, such as tweezers, to disconnect the battery from its port.

    • Note: the connection lifts up to remove.

  4. After the battery is disconnected, use the pulling tab to safely remove the battery.
    • After the battery is disconnected, use the pulling tab to safely remove the battery.

  5. Disconnect the relays attached to the motherboard. Disconnect the relays attached to the motherboard.
    • Disconnect the relays attached to the motherboard.

  6. Unscrew the 2.9mm screws from the speakers using a Phillips head #000 screwdriver,  then lift the speakers from the device. Unscrew the 2.9mm screws from the speakers using a Phillips head #000 screwdriver,  then lift the speakers from the device. Unscrew the 2.9mm screws from the speakers using a Phillips head #000 screwdriver,  then lift the speakers from the device.
    • Unscrew the 2.9mm screws from the speakers using a Phillips head #000 screwdriver, then lift the speakers from the device.

Conclusion

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

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