Introduction

If your Skullcandy Air Raid will not maintain power even after charging, it may be time to replace the battery.

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  • Starting with the corners, gently pull the rubber cover off of the device.

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Image 1/1: Remove the handle from the device.
  • Using the T-6 hexagonal screwdriver, unscrew the four 10mm #6 hex screws on the right side of the device.

  • Remove the handle from the device.

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Image 1/1: One 5mm Phillips screw.
  • Unscrew the two screws on the left side of the device using the phillips #00 screwdriver.

    • One 5mm Phillips screw.

    • One 8mm Phillips screw.

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Image 1/1: Pull up on the front plate to remove it from the device.
  • Gently pull the sides of the front plate outwards from the device.

  • Pull up on the front plate to remove it from the device.

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  • Using a #000 Philips Screwdriver, unscrew the four 8 mm Philips screws from each corner of both speakers (eight 8 mm Philips screws total).

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Image 1/1: If you are unable to loosen glue contact using the plastic opening tool, use a heat gun to assist in removal.
  • Using the plastic opening tool, pry around edges of the speaker to loosen glue contact with front plate.

  • If you are unable to loosen glue contact using the plastic opening tool, use a heat gun to assist in removal.

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Image 1/1: Be aware of the connection with the ribbon cable.
  • Lift the speaker out of the device.

  • Be aware of the connection with the ribbon cable.

  • For reassembly, ensure proper orientation of the cable plug.

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  • Firmly pull on the end of ribbon cable to disconnect the speaker from the motherboard.

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  • Using a Phillips #00 Precision Screwdriver, unscrew two 6 mm screws from the middle of the panel, above and below volume buttons.

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  • Lift the button panel.

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  • Using a Phillips #00 Precision Screwdriver, unscrew two 6 mm screws from the button motherboard.

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Image 1/1: The button motherboard is connected to a ribbon cable inside the device.
  • Using a plastic opening tool, pry the button motherboard to detach it from the device.

  • The button motherboard is connected to a ribbon cable inside the device.

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Image 1/1: Pull on the cable until it releases from the back of the motherboard.
  • Pull the black ribbon cord attachment away from the motherboard.

  • Pull on the cable until it releases from the back of the motherboard.

    • The black attachment is part of the connector, not the blue ribbon cable, so it will not disconnect from the motherboard.

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Image 1/2: Lift off the back panel. Image 2/2: Lift off the back panel.
  • Using a Phillips #00 Precision Screwdriver, unscrew two 8 mm screws.

  • Lift off the back panel.

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  • Pull on the ribbon cable that connects the battery to the motherboard until the connector releases.

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Image 1/1: If you are unable to loosen glue contact, use a heat gun to assist in removal.
  • Pull battery straight out until it is completely out of device.

  • If you are unable to loosen glue contact, use a heat gun to assist in removal.

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Conclusion

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

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Hi, my name is Alex, and i have the same problem. The battery does not work anymore, but i don't know where can i find a replacement, and what is the its name. Or mabe something similar? I live in Romania so i need mabe an international online store to buy it. Thank you! My email is stanciualex_e@ yahoo.com

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