Introduction

If the audio in your device is not working, you may need to replace the audio module. This easy step-by-step guide will walk you through the necessary steps to do so.

Parts

No parts required.

Unscrew the 1.9mm screw located at the top of the device with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.
  • Unscrew the 1.9mm screw located at the top of the device with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  • It may be helpful to set up a piece of paper to keep track of where removed screws came from.

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Unscrew the 2.5mm screw located on the left side of the device with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.
  • Unscrew the 2.5mm screw located on the left side of the device with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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Unscrew the five 2.5mm screws on the back panel with a Phillips #00 screwdriver. Remove the back panel by lifting it away with your hands.
  • Unscrew the five 2.5mm screws on the back panel with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  • Remove the back panel by lifting it away with your hands.

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Unscrew the 2.5mm screw on the top portion of the audio module with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.
  • Unscrew the 2.5mm screw on the top portion of the audio module with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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Remove the tape that is holding the module down.
  • Remove the tape that is holding the module down.

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Lift up the orange ribbon cable and unscrew the two 2.5mm screws located at the corners of the audio module with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.
  • Lift up the orange ribbon cable and unscrew the two 2.5mm screws located at the corners of the audio module with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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Unplug the audio module from the motherboard by disconnecting the wires by lifting the orange wire up.
  • Unplug the audio module from the motherboard by disconnecting the wires by lifting the orange wire up.

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Conclusion

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

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