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HP Pavilion g6-1b79dx Speaker Replacement

Removing the speakers of the laptop.

To remove the laptop's speakers, many components within the laptop need to be removed. This is a guide to do so.

Sections

Step 1 Speaker  ¶ 

With the laptop bottom facing up, locate the rubber plug on the right side of the computer. Use a metal splunger to remove the plug. Use a metal splunger to remove the plug.

Step 1 Speaker  ¶ 

  • With the laptop bottom facing up, locate the rubber plug on the right side of the computer.

  • Use a metal splunger to remove the plug.

Step 2  ¶ 

Remove the ten 6.7 mm screws using a PH00 screwdriver.

Step 2  ¶ 

  • Remove the ten 6.7 mm screws using a PH00 screwdriver.

  • Remove the five 3.4 mm screws using a PH00 screwdriver.

Step 3  ¶ 

Flip the computer over and open it.

Step 3  ¶ 

  • Flip the computer over and open it.

  • Detach the two purple ribbons from the ribbon connectors.

  • Unscrew the six 4.6 mm screws using the PH00 screwdriver.

Step 4  ¶ 

Use the plastic opening tool to pry out the front panel around the entire computer. Use the plastic opening tool to pry out the front panel around the entire computer. Use the plastic opening tool to pry out the front panel around the entire computer.

Step 4  ¶ 

  • Use the plastic opening tool to pry out the front panel around the entire computer.

Step 5  ¶ 

Gently lift the front panel away from the computer. Gently lift the front panel away from the computer. Gently lift the front panel away from the computer.

Step 5  ¶ 

  • Gently lift the front panel away from the computer.

Step 6  ¶ 

Locate the red and black speaker cables connecting the speakers and detach them from the two holders. Locate the red and black speaker cables connecting the speakers and detach them from the two holders. Locate the red and black speaker cables connecting the speakers and detach them from the two holders.

Step 6  ¶ 

  • Locate the red and black speaker cables connecting the speakers and detach them from the two holders.

Step 7  ¶ 

Pull the speaker cables out of their connectors. Pull the speaker cables out of their connectors. Pull the speaker cables out of their connectors.

Step 7  ¶ 

  • Pull the speaker cables out of their connectors.

Step 8  ¶ 

Slide the left speaker out from under the blue motherboard. Slide the left speaker out from under the blue motherboard.

Step 8  ¶ 

  • Slide the left speaker out from under the blue motherboard.

Step 9  ¶ 

Lift the right speaker directly up and remove it from the computer. Lift the right speaker directly up and remove it from the computer. Lift the right speaker directly up and remove it from the computer.

Step 9  ¶ 

  • Lift the right speaker directly up and remove it from the computer.