Introduction

The speaker replacement is relatively easy. It is attached to the back panel and does not require any attention with the motherboard.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Starting from any corner of the tablet, carefully insert the plastic pry tool into the gap between the chrome frame and black back panel. Now slide the pry tool around the  tablet to release the plastic locking clips. With the screen facing up, pry the back plastic case down and slightly away from the device. Now slide the pry tool around the  tablet to release the plastic locking clips. With the screen facing up, pry the back plastic case down and slightly away from the device.
    • Starting from any corner of the tablet, carefully insert the plastic pry tool into the gap between the chrome frame and black back panel.

    • Now slide the pry tool around the tablet to release the plastic locking clips. With the screen facing up, pry the back plastic case down and slightly away from the device.

  2. Carefully separate the rear case from the front panel assembly .
    • Carefully separate the rear case from the front panel assembly .

    • At this point, you will be able to complete any component replacements necessary.

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  4. In order the speaker connection, you must first peel back part of the surrounding water gasket. With the tweezers, grab the overhanging corner and peel the gasket back slowly.
    • In order the speaker connection, you must first peel back part of the surrounding water gasket.

    • With the tweezers, grab the overhanging corner and peel the gasket back slowly.

    • If you look closely, you will see the two slots indicated. Use the tweezers to lift this portion of the connection away from these slots.

  5. Now you should be able to lift the speaker out of it's small fitting with the tweezers. Now you should be able to lift the speaker out of it's small fitting with the tweezers.
    • Now you should be able to lift the speaker out of it's small fitting with the tweezers.

Conclusion

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

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2 Comments

Where can I order the new speaker?

Dorrie Stotko - Reply

This would be better if it were a YouTube video so we could actually see it being done.

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