Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace the subwoofer speaker if you hear muffled or distorted sound coming from the subwoofer unit.

Image 1/2: Once all of the screws are removed, the cover can be taken off using a metal spudger. Image 2/2: Once all of the screws are removed, the cover can be taken off using a metal spudger.
  • Remove fourteen 8 mm Phillips #2 screws from the bottom of the subwoofer.

  • Once all of the screws are removed, the cover can be taken off using a metal spudger.

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Image 1/2: Using the plastic opening tool, carefully remove the circuit board. Image 2/2: There will be 3 wires connected to the opposite side of the circuit board. Be careful not to pull the board out of the device too far and damage these wires.
  • Remove eight 14 mm Phillips #2 screws holding the circuit board in place.

  • Using the plastic opening tool, carefully remove the circuit board.

  • There will be 3 wires connected to the opposite side of the circuit board. Be careful not to pull the board out of the device too far and damage these wires.

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Image 1/2: After disconnecting the first wire, the two attached wires can be more easily accessed. Image 2/2: After disconnecting the first wire, the two attached wires can be more easily accessed.
  • Remove the first of the three wires by squeezing the clip and pulling it out.

  • After disconnecting the first wire, the two attached wires can be more easily accessed.

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Image 1/3: Detach the third wire by carefully using the tweezers. Image 2/3: The circuit board  is now completely detached and can be set aside. Image 3/3: The circuit board  is now completely detached and can be set aside.
  • Remove the wire furthest to the left by squeezing the clip and pulling it out.

  • Detach the third wire by carefully using the tweezers.

  • The circuit board is now completely detached and can be set aside.

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Image 1/2: Slide the side panel with the power cord out from the housing. Image 2/2: The side panel with the power cord will come out as a whole unit with the subwoofer air tunnel.
  • Remove six 8 mm Phillips #2 screws.

  • Slide the side panel with the power cord out from the housing.

  • The side panel with the power cord will come out as a whole unit with the subwoofer air tunnel.

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  • Remove two 8 mm Phillips #2 screws holding the side panel in place.

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  • Remove eight 8 mm Phillips #2 screws holding the subwoofer tray to the housing.

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Image 1/2: Slide the tray containing the subwoofer out of the housing. Image 2/2: Slide the tray containing the subwoofer out of the housing.
  • Using a metal spudger, slightly peel back the plastic the has been glued to the tray and the housing.

  • Slide the tray containing the subwoofer out of the housing.

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Image 1/2: Remove four 7.5 mm Phillips #2 screws. Image 2/2: Remove four 7.5 mm Phillips #2 screws.
  • After removing the tray, flip it over and you will find four screws connecting the subwoofer.

  • Remove four 7.5 mm Phillips #2 screws.

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  • The subwoofer has now been removed from the device and can be replaced.

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Conclusion

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

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