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Introduction

If there is a sense of general unresponsiveness or faulty functionality in your JBL Pulse 2 speaker, you may need to replace the motherboard. Replacing the motherboard ensures that your device works at peak capacity.

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    • Remove the rubber rings from either end of the device.

    • If there is difficulty in lifting the rings from the device, use the metal spudger.

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    • Remove the four 4.8mm Phillips #1 screws from each end of the device with the Phillips head screwdriver.

    • Lift the end pieces off of the device.

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    • Remove the four 9.5mm Phillips #1 screws from each end of the device.

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    • Peel one end off and slowly draw it across the length of the device until you get to the other side.

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    • Remove the four 7.9mm Phillips #1 screws along the black centerpiece of the device between the camera and the auxiliary port.

    • Lift up the casing and circuit board but do not try and remove the ribbon wires.

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    • Remove the cover from the end that the ribbon wires are attached to. It should peel off easily.

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    • Unlatch the mechanism holding the ribbon wires in place, then disconnect them from the motherboard.

    • To access the wires, remove some of the black glue holding them in place with the spudger.

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    • Slowly pull the ribbon wires out from the outside.

    • If there is too much resistance, remove more of the black glue.

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    • Remove the four 7.9mm Phillips #1 screws around the edges of the center piece.

    • Slide the outer casing off away from the auxiliary and micro USB port.

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    • Remove the other end of the device to access the wiring underneath it.

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    • Use the angled tweezers to disconnect the battery from the motherboard. It will take some work to remove this piece.

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    • Remove the four 7.9mm Phillips #1 screws from the black centerpiece of the device.

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    • Use the spudger to reach under the sides of the black centerpiece to access the six latches, three of which are on each side.

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    • Lift the black centerpiece off with the metal spudger to reveal the battery underneath.

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    • Use a hot air gun to soften the hot glue in order to fully remove the battery.

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    • Manually remove the LED strips from the outside of the white plastic casing.

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    • Use the Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the ten 9.5mm screws that hold the cage in place.

    • Lift the cage off.

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    • Use the Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the eight 6.4mm screws that hold the speakers in place.

    • Partially remove the speakers so you can see where they connect to the motherboard.

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    • Use the straight tweezers to disconnect the speakers from the motherboard.

    • Fully remove the speakers once they are disconnected from the motherboard.

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    • Disconnect the remaining wires from the motherboard with the straight tweezers.

    • Be cautious when performing this step. The mic wire is fragile and liable to break.

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    • Use a hot air gun to soften the glue from the corners of the motherboard.

    • Slide the motherboard out of the casing.

    • The hot glue covers portions of the motherboard so be careful when softening and removing it.

Conclusion

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

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