Introduction

This is a replacement guide for the speaker on an iHome iH5.

Parts

No parts required.

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  • Unscrew the bottom of the iHome at the marked points with a #2 phillips

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  • Remove wires from the logic board (tweezers or pliers are helpful)

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  • Unscrew at the marked points with #2 Phillips screwdriver.

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Image 1/2: There are capacitors all over the back side of the board. Be careful not to touch these capacitors (blue cylinders) as they can discharge—giving you a shock. Image 2/2: Unplug the eight wires for the board with tweezers. If they're tight pliers can be used instead.
  • Flip the board over.

  • There are capacitors all over the back side of the board. Be careful not to touch these capacitors (blue cylinders) as they can discharge—giving you a shock.

  • Unplug the eight wires for the board with tweezers. If they're tight pliers can be used instead.

    • There is one in the orange box.

    • There are two in the yellow box.

    • The are five in the green box.

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Image 1/3: Flip the device on its front then remove the two screws with a #2 Phillips screwdriver. Image 2/3: Grab the speaker and pull it up until it looks like the speaker on the right. Then pull is straight back like shown with the speaker on the left. Image 3/3: Grab the speaker and pull it up until it looks like the speaker on the right. Then pull is straight back like shown with the speaker on the left.
  • Remove the two screws with a #2 Phillips screwdriver.

  • Flip the device on its front then remove the two screws with a #2 Phillips screwdriver.

  • Grab the speaker and pull it up until it looks like the speaker on the right. Then pull is straight back like shown with the speaker on the left.

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Image 1/1: Replace the broken speaker.
  • Remove the four screws with a #2 Phillips screwdriver.

  • Replace the broken speaker.

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Conclusion

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

Maggie Hill

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