HP Pavilion g6-1b79dx Speaker Replacement
Removing the speakers of the laptop.
- Author: Rachel Gallegos
- Time estimate: 30 minutes
- Difficulty: Moderate
To remove the laptop's speakers, many components within the laptop need to be removed. This is a guide to do so.
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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.
Remove the five 3.4 mm screws using a PH00 screwdriver.
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.
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.
Step 7 ¶
Pull the speaker cables out of their connectors.
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.