Introduction

In order to remove the speakers safely, be sure to take out the battery first. The speakers are located under the bottom covering of the laptop.

Parts

No parts required.

Turn the laptop over and orient it as shown.
  • Turn the laptop over and orient it as shown.

Slide the two latches towards the center of the laptop in order to release the battery.
  • Slide the two latches towards the center of the laptop in order to release the battery.

Use fingernail or plastic tool to lift the battery. Rotate the battery up and away to remove from the laptop. Use fingernail or plastic tool to lift the battery. Rotate the battery up and away to remove from the laptop.
  • Use fingernail or plastic tool to lift the battery. Rotate the battery up and away to remove from the laptop.

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Using a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the two screws (Length: 7.7 mm) of the Hard Drive cover and place the cover to the side. Using a Phillips #0 screwdriver, remove the one screw (Length: 7.7 mm)  from the RAM cover and place it to the side.
  • Using a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the two screws (Length: 7.7 mm) of the Hard Drive cover and place the cover to the side.

  • Using a Phillips #0 screwdriver, remove the one screw (Length: 7.7 mm) from the RAM cover and place it to the side.

Using a Phillips #0 screwdriver, remove all twelve screws (Length: 7.7 mm) that hold the bottom cover.
  • Using a Phillips #0 screwdriver, remove all twelve screws (Length: 7.7 mm) that hold the bottom cover.

Lift and remove the back cover.
  • Lift and remove the back cover.

Locate the fan and use a Phillips #0 screwdriver,  remove the two screws (Length: 7.7 mm) that hold it in place. Lift the fan and move it out of the way.
  • Locate the fan and use a Phillips #0 screwdriver, remove the two screws (Length: 7.7 mm) that hold it in place.

  • Lift the fan and move it out of the way.

Begin removing the four screws with a Phillips #0 screwdriver (Length: 7.7 mm) from the back cover. Place the cover out of the way.
  • Begin removing the four screws with a Phillips #0 screwdriver (Length: 7.7 mm) from the back cover.

  • Place the cover out of the way.

  • Be careful to not pull any wires out while moving the cover.

Using a Phillips #0 screwdriver, remove the two screws (Length: 7.7 mm) that hold the speaker in place. Follow the wire until you find the ribbon cable that holds the wires and pull straight out of the connect to remove it. You are now free to replace the speakers.
  • Using a Phillips #0 screwdriver, remove the two screws (Length: 7.7 mm) that hold the speaker in place.

  • Follow the wire until you find the ribbon cable that holds the wires and pull straight out of the connect to remove it.

  • You are now free to replace the speakers.

  • There are two speakers so be sure to repeat the same steps for the second speaker.

Conclusion

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

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