Introduction

Fixing a broken speaker in a White Sony Dream Machine AM FM Clock Radio Alarm Model ICF-C180.

  1. Detach the top of the plastic casing. Use a Phillips head screwdriver to unscrew the three bottom screws. Detach the top of the plastic casing. Use a Phillips head screwdriver to unscrew the three bottom screws. Detach the top of the plastic casing. Use a Phillips head screwdriver to unscrew the three bottom screws.
    • Detach the top of the plastic casing. Use a Phillips head screwdriver to unscrew the three bottom screws.

  2. Wedge a plastic opening tool between the face of the clock and the body. Pry open the face of the clock away from the body.
    • Wedge a plastic opening tool between the face of the clock and the body.

    • Pry open the face of the clock away from the body.

  3. To open the top casing, pull it upward. Be careful not to yank on the ribbon cable when pulling on the top casing.
    • To open the top casing, pull it upward.

    • Be careful not to yank on the ribbon cable when pulling on the top casing.

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  5. Pull upward on the blue and white ribbon cables to remove them. This will make it easier to remove the speaker. Pull upward on the blue and white ribbon cables to remove them. This will make it easier to remove the speaker.
    • Pull upward on the blue and white ribbon cables to remove them. This will make it easier to remove the speaker.

  6. Desolder the wires going to the speaker with a soldering iron. Desolder the wires going to the speaker with a soldering iron.
    • Desolder the wires going to the speaker with a soldering iron.

  7. Use the plastic opening tool to remove the glue from the speaker. Use the plastic opening tool to remove the glue from the speaker.
    • Use the plastic opening tool to remove the glue from the speaker.

  8. Loosen the speaker from the remaining glue with a plastic opening tool. Insert the plastic opening tool into the rail that holds the speaker and push down.
    • Loosen the speaker from the remaining glue with a plastic opening tool.

    • Insert the plastic opening tool into the rail that holds the speaker and push down.

  9. Pull the speaker upward to remove it. Pull the speaker upward to remove it.
    • Pull the speaker upward to remove it.

Conclusion

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

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HEY! that's moderately adequate...

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