Introduction

Over time, speaker quality can degrade for a variety of reasons. Replacing the speakers will fix most issues involving sound and sound quality.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Remove all external devices from the Toshiba Chromebook 2.
    • Remove all external devices from the Toshiba Chromebook 2.

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  2. Close the Toshiba Chromebook 2 and turn it over so that the bottom of the laptop is facing upwards toward you with the lettering on the bottom facing right side up.
    • Close the Toshiba Chromebook 2 and turn it over so that the bottom of the laptop is facing upwards toward you with the lettering on the bottom facing right side up.

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    • Remove the 8 visible Phillips 8.25 mm screws using the Phillips #0 screwdriver.

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    • Remove 2 hidden Phillips 8.25 mm screws located underneath the rubber grips at the back (opposite the hinges) with the Phillips #0 screwdriver.

    • The rubber grips are glued in place, so you'll need to peel them up with a spudger or other pry tool.

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    • Remove the back panel by pulling up on 2 adjacent corners.

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    • Remove the 4 Phillips 2 mm screws holding the battery in place with the Phillips #0 screwdriver.

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    • Press down on the white clip and softly pull the wires out of the port to disconnect battery from the motherboard.

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    • Remove the battery by gently pulling up on the bottom corners.

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    • Remove the 2 3.3 mm screws holding the left and right speakers with the Phillips #0 screwdriver.

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    • Pull the red and white wires out of the socket above the left speaker to disconnect the speakers from the motherboard.

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    • Remove the speakers by lifting upwards.

      • Wiring connecting the left and right speakers may be taped to the top of the battery. Simply remove the tape to remove the speakers.

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Conclusion

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

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